Tue, July 7
After adding an Emmy last year for her work on this show to the one she already had for "Glee," Jane Lynch returns as the high-energy host as Season 3 of the competition begins with "Two Janes Are Better Than One." Lynch maintains a party atmosphere as two teams -- each consisting of three celebrities, here including Jesse Tyler Ferguson ("Modern Family") and music's John Legend, and an everyday citizen -- vie to answer questions in a variety of games.
Holiday travel can be complicated enough, but try being an NCIS agent working a case while stuck in the middle of it. DiNozzo and Bishop (Michael Weatherly. Emily Wickersham) find themselves in that situation -- along with Bishop's NSA-lawyer husband (guest star Jamie Bamber) -- in "Grounded." A terrorist threat impacts many airports just as Thanksgiving transit reaches its peak. Veteran character actress Edie McClurg also guest stars.
The tryouts continue in the new episode "Audition 7," as more hopefuls demonstrate their abilities for judges Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Howard Stern. If contestants are impressive enough at this stage of the competition, they could earn the Golden Buzzer -- which would send them straight through to the upcoming live-performance rounds at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Nick Cannon is the host.
The realty game is one thing and this game is quite another, as house broker "Briana" discovers firsthand in a new episode by that name. She tackles grade-school-level questions in a bid to win $1 million, and she may need some help along the way ... from the fifth-graders who are on hand to lend such assistance if needed. Host Jeff Foxworthy also stands by to provide support or offer a quip, depending on what a given moment calls for.