Paramount Network is ready for another battle. Today, the network announced they’ve renewed Lip Sync Battle for a fifth season.
Hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen, the variety series showcases celebrities performing elaborate lip sync routines to see who’s the best. Guests have included The Rock, Channing Tatum, Anne Hathaway, Ben Kingsley, Zendaya, and Ricky Martin.
Paramount Network has ordered 12 episodes for season five of Lip Sync Battle, which is slated to debut in 2019.
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New York, NY, August 22, 2018 – On the heels of its third-consecutive Emmy(R) nomination for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, the global multiplatform hit franchise, “Lip Sync Battle” is returning for a fifth season on Paramount Network. Twelve new half-hour episodes will premiere in 2019.
“Lip Sync Battle” has delivered over 1.5 billion cross-platform views since launch and boasts over two million YouTube Channel subscribers and over two million fans on Facebook.
The global multiplatform hit series, “Lip Sync Battle,” is hosted by entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY Award-winner LL COOL J and television personality, #1 NY Times Best Selling author, and model, Chrissy Teigen.
“Lip Sync Battle continues to grow rapidly across the globe and is now seen in more than 120 countries around the world due in large part to our incredible hosts LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen, the dream team!,” said executive producers Casey Patterson and Jay Peterson in a joint statement. “We feel we reached new heights with the Emmy-Nominated(R) Michael Jackson LIVE Episode in January and are excited to show the fans all of the big surprises we have in store for Season 5!”
The “Lip Sync Battle” franchise has expanded exponentially over the last year with a hit series on Nickelodeon, “Lip Sync Battle Shorties,” featuring real-life kids lip-syncing pop songs in celebration of their favorite artists, along with a partnership with Carnival Cruise Lines. “Lip Sync Battle” can be seen in 120 countries with original format versions airing in 20 countries.
The critically-acclaimed and award-nominated “Lip Sync Battle” features celebrities battling head to head for the coolest bragging rights on the planet by lip-syncing the song of their choice. “Lip Sync Battle” is executive produced by Casey Patterson of Casey Patterson Entertainment, Jay Peterson of Matador Content, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant, LL COOL J and 8 Million Plus Productions.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Lip Sync Battle? Will you watch season five?