John attended the Lip Sync Battle For Your Consideration Event earlier this year. We have added the high quality images in our gallery. We apologize for the delay on updating these.
Variety is reporting that Lip Sync Battle has been renewed for a second season by Spike TV. Great news for John and the Lip Sync Battle team!
Season two will consist of 20 new episodes, slated to debut in 2016.
“’Lip Sync Battle’ is a television and viral rock star for Spike,” said Kevin Kay, president of Spike. “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.”
The first season, which has boosted Spike’s exposure both in the television landscape and digital arena, has welcomed the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Emily Blunt, John Legend, Common, the Rock, Justin Bieber, John Krasinski dressed in drag and Anne Hathaway on a wrecking ball.
The much anticipated Lip Sync Battle of Anna Kendrick vs. John aired on Thursday on Spike TV. Did everyone tune in? It’s definitely worth the watch! The gallery is updated with all the related images: We have added the high definition screencaptures, production stills and promotional images.
The official video segments of the episode can be found after the jump.
The much anticipated episode of John vs. Anna Kendrick’s Lip Sync Battle will air tonight on Spike TV. Be sure to tune in and check your local listings for the time.
Spike TV released the official trailer for the series “Lip Sync Battle” will will be co-executive-produced by John and he will also make an appearance himself.
Prepare for the battle of the century. Hosted by LL Cool J along with Chrissy Teigen, watch as A-list celebrities sync their hearts out in epic performances. Spike presents Lip Sync Battle premiering Thursday, April 2nd.
Spike TV ordered more episodes of “Lip Sync Battle” which John will executive produce and he will also make an appearance. More guests are also announced including John’s wife Emily Blunt, Anne Hathaway, Will Arnett, and more. Spike TV released the following press release:
“Lip Sync Battle” fans have a reason to rejoice! Spike TV has greenlit eight more episodes of highly-anticipated new, original series, “Lip Sync Battle.” The series is based on the cultural phenomenon of lip sync battling seen by millions on television and online.
“Lip Sync Battle” debuts on Thursday, April 2 at 10:00pm ET/PT and features celebrities going head to head – lip-syncing the song of their choice – battling for the coolest bragging rights on the planet.
The featured performers for the new eight episodes include Emily Blunt, Anne Hathaway, Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Justin Bieber, Queen Latifah, Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Mike Tyson, and Terry Crews among others to be announced shortly.
Spike TV taped 10 episodes of “Lip Sync Battle” last month in New York showcasing the lip syncing skills of many of the biggest names in entertainment including Jimmy Fallon, Dwayne Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, John Krasinski, Meghan Trainor, Common and more. The new eight battles will be taped in Los Angeles this month.
The first promos for Lip Sync Battle are released and can be found below. John is executive producer alongside Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Merchant and he will also participate. The series will premiere on April 2nd. Be sure to head over to the official website for more information.
Lip Sync Battle is already a huge viral sensation. Now Spike is taking it to the next level with its very own show, hosted by LL Cool J and with colorful commentary by social media maven, Chrissy Teigen. Each episode will feature two A-list celebrities like you’ve never seen them before – syncing their hearts out in hysterically epic performances. The mic is off, the battle is on! Lip Sync Battle – Series Premiere Thursday, April 2nd
It was announced that Johh, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Merchant will bring the Lip Sync battle to TV. Spike TV ordered a first season which will premiere April 2, 2015. THR reported the following story last year:
Spike TV is partnering with Jimmy Fallon, John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant to bring Lip Sync Battle to TV.
The Viacom-owned cable network has picked up the series based on Fallon’s regular late-night bit featuring celebrities going head to head and lip synching the song of their choice in a battle for bragging rights.
In addition to serving as executive producers, Fallon, Krasinski and Merchant will appear and perform on Lip Sync Battle. The series will tape in January in New York for a bow on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Additional information about the show’s host and participating talent will be announced later.
Spike’s Lip Sync Battle hails from Fallon’s Eight Million Plus Productions, Krasinski, Stephen, Rick Schwartz of Eight Million Plus, Jay Peterson of Matador and Casey Patterson, exec vp talent development and production at Viacom Entertainment Group. Emmy-winning Beth McCarthy-Miller (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, The Sound of Music Live, Modern Family) will direct.
“Lip sync battling is one of the coolest things happening in pop culture right now and already has a huge fan base thanks to the amazing talent involved,” Patterson said. “We’re thrilled to be in business with producers as talented as Jimmy, John and Stephen as Spike broadens its programming in new and exciting ways.”
It was announced earlier this year that LL Cool J was set to host the series. THR released the following statement:
“Like the rest of the world, I’m a big fan of these battles, but this show is going to bring it to a whole new level,” the rapper-actor said. “I’m thrilled to be working with Jimmy Fallon, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant and the entire team to host the show and can’t wait for the fans at home to join in!”