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‘Ellen’s Game of Games’ Renewed by NBC for Season 2

Network Expected to Use it as a Utility Player in Midseason and the Summer

Just two episodes in and NBC has renewed “Ellen’s Game of Games,” hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, for a second season. An unconfirmed number of new episodes have been ordered.

Debuting on Dec. 18, 2017, “Ellen’s Game of Games” features contestants who compete in four individual games. The winner of each game advances to the game that determines the winner, Know or Go. The winner of Know or Go plays Hot Hands for a chance to win $100,000.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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