Everybody’s favorite celebrity lip sync competition, Spike TV’s Lip Sync Battle, is on its way to a second season come 2016. The cable network has order 20 new episodes of the LL Cool J-hosted hit series, which is executive produced by Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Merchant, and John Krasinski. On the strength of episodes pitting John Legend performing Hammer’s “U Can’t Touch This” against Common performing the Lionel Richie classic, “All Night Long,” and Emily Blunt doing Janis Joplin’s “Piece of My Heart” up against Anne Hathaway’s version of Miley Cyrus’ “Wreckingball,” Lip Sync Battle is dominating in its time slot, netting an average of 3 million viewers per week, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show also holds the distinction of being Spike’s most-watched series. The Blunt/Hathaway mashup has garnered more than 8 million views on YouTube, and former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson even got in on the action, performing Salt n Pepa’s “Push It.”
As Lip Sync Battle heads into its second season, we look forward to seeing which celebrities will show up and show out in the next round of hilarious song and dance take downs.
Spike TV Orders Second Season of ‘Lip Sync Battle’ was originally published on theurbandaily.com