Spike TV has renewed the Lip Sync Battle TV series for a third season. The second season premiere of Lip Sync Battle featured Channing Tatum vs. Jenna Dewan-Tatum, with special appearances by Beyoncé and Paula Abdul. Season two debuted January 7, 2016.
Lip Sync Battle is hosted by LL Cool J, with Chrissy Teigen as commentator. Per Spike, LL Cool J will be honored this week, with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It airs Thursday nights at 10:00pm ET/PT, on Spike. Watch a trailer, below.
Here is the press release from Spike TV:
19 Jan 2016
SPIKE TV RENEWS “LIP SYNC BATTLE” FOR A THIRD SEASON
SPIKE TV RENEWS “LIP SYNC BATTLE”
FOR A THIRD SEASON
Most Watched Original Series in Spike History
“Lip Sync Battle” Has Delivered Over Half A Billion
Cross-Platform Streams Since Launch
Currently Ranks #1 In Timeslot With Adults 18-49
New York, NY, January 19, 2016 – Spike’s multiplatform megastar, “Lip Sync Battle,” has been renewed for a third season consisting of 20 half-hour episodes, it was announced today by Kevin Kay, Spike President.
“Lip Sync Battle is a multiplatform pop-culture phenomenon that has played an integral role in delivering a new and broader audience to Spike,” said Kevin Kay, Spike President.
The new season will tape later this year. A premiere date for season three will be announced in the near future.
“Lip Sync Battle” is the most-watched original series in Spike’s history and continually delivers a big and broad audience to the channel. Season two launched on January 7 and through the first two episodes, “Lip Sync Battle” is averaging 4.4 million viewers and is the top-ranked series in its timeslot with a 3.1 rating in the coveted demographic of Adults 18-49 in all of television.
The series is a digital hit as well, amassing over half a billion video streams since launch last April, with over 50 million alone for the season 2 premiere featuring Channing Tatum vs. Jenna Dewan-Tatum with special appearances by Beyoncé and Paula Abdul.
“Lip Sync Battle” is hosted by music legend LL Cool J with Chrissy Teigen serving as the colorful commentator. LL Cool J will be honored this week with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
“Lip Sync Battle” can be seen in over 130 countries and territories worldwide. The UK version launched January 9 on Viacom’s Channel 5 and was the top-rated show in the 16-34 demographic in the time period.
The critically-acclaimed and award-nominated “Lip Sync Battle” features celebrities going head to head – lip-syncing the song of their choice – battling for the coolest bragging rights on the planet. The series is a ratings and multiplatform superstar for Spike and is the most-watched original series in network history. “Lip Sync Battle” is executive produced by Casey Patterson of Casey Patterson Entertainment, Jay Peterson of Matador Content, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant and 8 Million Plus Productions.
Here is the season two trailer for Lip Sync Battle:
What do you think? Are you a fan of the Lip Sync Battle TV show? Do you plan to tune in for the third season?