The second season of Hollywood Game Night begins tonight (NBC, 8 pm et/pt), as Jane Lynch (Glee) hosts another series of party games featuring an array of celebrities. On the show, two contestants hang out with various stars and compete for a shot to win up to $25,000. Considering the state of our economy, a bit of festivity, along with the promise of cash, isn’t such a bad thing.
“I think it’s how much fun everybody has,” says Lynch when asked about the show’s appeal. “We all love watching people have fun, and it’s also participatory. People are playing at home and screaming the answers out and thinking they could do better. I would love to see everybody (laughs) be on this game with the eyes of America watching you. It’s always a different thing. It’s (also) fun to watch people you admire on television and watch how they might be at a party.”
As the interview ended, the always accommodating entertainer gave her thoughts on why comedic actors have an innate ability to excel at drama.
“I think that when you’re in touch with the humor and the irony, (and) you’re in touch with the dark and the light,” says Lynch. “You’re in touch with the essence of being human.
To hear Lynch give her insights of the beauty of being in touch with one’s comedic spirit, click on the Soundcloud bar below: