KUSA - The summer hit series "Hollywood Game Night" returns for a second season starting tonight on NBC with back-to-back episodes.
In the series, two contestants rub shoulders with some of their favorite celebrities and compete for the chance to win up to $25,000.
Celebrities such as Sean Hayes, Don Cheadle, Olivia Wilde, Taraji P. Henson, Kaley Cuoco, Jason Sudeikis, Julie Bowen, Lester Holt, Christina Applegate and others will join in the fun as they face off in a variety of party games.
Among the games is one in which a contestant uses as few words as possible to describe a topic, like the Oscars, that their teammates try to guess. "Hollywood Game Night," hosted by Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch.
Among the games is one in which a contestant uses as few words as possible to describe a topic, like the Oscars, that their teammates try to guess.
Contestants and celebs who get eliminated can take solace in the functioning, on-set bar. Without naming names, Lynch said a few guests have overindulged. Variations on the teams, including pitting casts from different shows or spouses against each other, are being discussed.
The show's success has spawned board and card games that will released this year.
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