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02/22/2013 05:59 pm ET

'Hollywood Game Night': Jane Lynch To Host Competition Show From NBC And Sean Hayes

Is Jane Lynch the next Bob Barker? According to The Hollywood Reporter, the "Glee" star has been tapped by NBC to host "Hollywood Game Night," a competition show hailing from "Will and Grace" star Sean Hayes and producing partner Todd Milliner.

The concept will reportedly feature "A-list celebrities hanging out and playing games with non-celebrity contestants in a cocktail party atmosphere," and though no star players have yet been announced, NBC told THR that well-known figures from film, TV, sports and politics would likely be involved.

“With Jane Lynch on board as our host, we now have a key component in place that will further enliven the sheer fun of a raucous Hollywood party that will include real everyday people,” Paul Telegdy, president of alternative and late night programming at NBC, said in a statement. “Her exuberant wit and ability to think quickly will be the perfect match for our show which will give viewers a fresh look inside the off-set lives of their favorite celebrities -- and allow them a chance to win money as well.”

Lynch added, "I'm so thrilled to let the world in on the fun with Sean at Game Night! The format is sure to provide a lot of unexpected results that will keep everyone off-balance and entertained.”

The game show has been given an eight episode order, and is said to be based on Hayes' own real-life game nights.

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