NBC confirmed today that it has ordered another season of a prime-time series that has done well not only on domestic television but also in the global marketplace. The Futon Critic reports that the network ordered a 13-episode sixth season of “Hollywood Game Night,” hosted by Jane Lynch.
The season will consist of 13 episodes, with the premiere date and celebrity guest list to be announced later.
The report quotes a network spokesperson who provided ratings data for the show: “Last summer’s run of ‘Hollywood Game Night’ averaged a 1.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.7 million viewers overall in ‘live plus seven day’ Nielsens, for a jump of +38% in 18-49 and +1.6 million persons or +50% versus the show’s spring-summer averages for the prior year. The summer 2017 edition of ‘Hollywood Game Night’ ranked #1 in its timeslot among the Big 4 networks with each of its final five telecasts in adults 18-49.”
The report notes that the show has also been a global success with sales to 19 different territories, including Greece, French Canada, Thailand and Vietnam.
“Hollywood Game Night” is produced by Hazy Mills Productions, Mission Control Media and Universal Television Alternative Studio. Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, Michael Agbabian, Dwight D. Smith and Michael Binkow are executive producers.