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"HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT"
"THE PITTSBURGH STEAL-ERS!"
05/15/2014 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Thursday) : THE TEAMS TACKLE NEW GAMES - Two contestants will lead a team of three celebrities, which include Jerome Bettis, Michael Weatherly, Lauren Graham, Rita Wilson, Gillian Jacobs and Joe Manganiello, in hopes of winning the $25,000 grand prize. A series of unique party games will bring out the best, funniest and most competitive sides of some of Hollywood's most beloved stars in this hilarious no-holds-bar competition hosted by Jane Lynch.
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, March 2015) Summer hit series "Hollywood Game Night" returns for a third season with new and returning celebrity players that will join in the fun as they face off in hilarious party games. In the series, two contestants are transported from their everyday lives into a once-in-a-lifetime night of fun and celebration as they step beyond the velvet rope and rub shoulders with some of their favorite celebrities and compete for the chance to win up to $25,000. "Hollywood Game Night" averaged a 1.5 rating, 4 share in adults 18-49 and 5.0 million viewers overall during the traditional September-to-May 2013-14 television season, up +7% versus the show's first season over the Summer of 2013 in adults 18-49 (1.5 vs. 1.4) and up +21% in total viewers (5.0 million vs. 4.1 million viewers overall). "Hollywood Game Night" is produced by Universal Television in association with Hazy Mills Productions ("Grimm," "Sean Saves the World," "Hot in Cleveland") and Mission Control Media (Syfy's "Face Off"). Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, Michael Agbabian and Dwight D. Smith are executive producers.