Lip Sync Battle Renewed For Second Season; Insider Details Revealed!

Lip Sync Battle Renewed For Second Season; Insider Details Revealed!
Lip Sync Battle Renewed For Second Season; Insider Details Revealed!

The TV show “Lip Sync Battle” has been renewed for a second season.

Spike TV announced that the they will have 20 more episodes of the hit TV show, the most-watched original show of the network.

The show started off a segment on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” back in 2013.

When the segment was brought over to Fallon’s hosting of “The Tonight Show,” it gained a wider audience.

Among the memorable performances of the show included Emily Stone rapping “All I Do Is Win,”  John Krasinski belting Boyz II Men’s “I’ll Make Love To You,” and Joseph Gordon Levitt’s performance of  “Tiny Dancer” by Elton John.

“Lip Sync Battle” premiered on Spike TV last April 8, and 3 million viewers tuned in, reportedly making it the most watched premiere in the history of the network.

It featured Dwayne “The Rock”  Johnson performing “Shake It Off,” by Taylor Swift  against  Jimmy Fallon’s “Like A Prayer,” by Madonna.

The show, which is hosted by rapper L.L.

Cool J, and model Chrissy Teigen pits two celebrities against each other as they try to give the best lip sync performance of any song of their choice.

There are two rounds where the stars try to out-lip sync the other.

 “‘Lip Sync Battle’ is a television and viral rock star for Spike,” Spike TV president Kevin Kay said in a statement .

“We are thrilled to be renewing ‘Lip Sync Battle’ whose success is a direct result of the brilliance and creativity of our producers, the brave performers, and of course the coolest new duo on television, LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen.” Among the most popular performances in “Lip Sync Battle’s” first season are Anna Kendrick’s number with the surprise cameo by J.Lo, John Legend rapping Juvenile’s “Slow Motion,” and of course, Anne Hathaway’s “Wrecking Ball” performance.

According to Spike TV, the videos of the performances have an average of 3 million views on YouTube.

“Lip Sync Battle’s” new episodes will premiere in 2016.

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