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Jane Lynch picks up Emmy award for Hollywood Game Night

Nick Duffy August 17, 2014

Out TV star Jane Lynch has picked up a second Emmy, this time for hosting NBC show Hollywood Game Night.

The actress is best known for her role as Sue Sylvester on Glee, as well as appearing in The L Word, Wreck-it Ralph and Two and a Half Men.

At last night’s Creative Arts Emmy awards, Lynch won the Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program award, for celebrity gameshow Hollywood Game Night.

Paying tribute to the show’s executive producer – Sean Hayes, who played Jack on Will & Grace, she said: “Thank you for taking your crazy party and pitching it to NBC… thank you NBC for taking the bait.

“I hope we’ll do more. I’m tickled pink, actually.”

Lynch won her first Emmy – for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – in 2010 for her Glee role, and hosted the awards ceremony in 2011.

Shelast year filed for divorced after a three years marriage with wife, Lara Embry.

Also at the awards, actress Uzo Aduba picked up an Emmy for playing lesbian Orange is the New Black character Suzanne Warren, known as Crazy Eyes.

She beat out transgender co-star Laverne Cox to take home the award, presented to her by actor Morgan Freeman.

Aduba said: “I don’t know how to say how incredibly impressed I am to be a part of this show day in, day out.

“I have never thought about where an Emmy should go in my home… now, I have to!”

The Primetime Emmy awards will be held next week.

More: US

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