Paramount Network (aka Spike) has renewed Lip Sync Battle for Season 4, with 18 new episodes to premiere January 2018.
Paramount has also renewed Bar Rescue for Season 6 and a new season of Bellator MMA, to premiere early 2018, along with the previously-announced 10th season of Ink Master.
PARAMOUNT NETWORK RENEWS “LIP SYNC BATTLE” FOR SEASON FOUR
The Global and Multiplatform Superstar Franchise Renewed For 18 New Episodes
New Season To Launch In January On Paramount Network with LIVE Star-Studded Episode From The Paramount Lot
New York, NY, March 30, 2017 – The worldwide hit franchise, “Lip Sync Battle” is returning for a fourth season consisting of 18 half-hour episodes, it was announced today by Kevin Kay, President, Spike (soon to be the Paramount Network), TV Land, CMT. The new season will launch on Paramount Network in January 2018 with a special star-studded LIVE episode emanating from the Paramount lot.
The Emmy(R)-nominated, critically-acclaimed, multiplatform megastar for the network has delivered close to one billion cross-platform views since launch, over two million YouTube Channel subscribers, over two million fans on Facebook, and is the most watched original series in network history.
Season three of “Lip Sync Battle” is in production now with new episodes debuting on Spike Thursday, April 20 at 10:00pm ET/PT.
“Lip Sync Battle has evolved into a premium global franchise with a nearly a billion platforms views in less than two years,” said Kay. “With our amazing hosts, incredible participating talent, and creative and forward-thinking producers, Lip Sync Battle will be a cornerstone franchise for the rebranded Paramount Network launching next January.”
“The entire Lip Sync Battle family is so honored and over the moon to have a home on the new Paramount Network! We’re already planning our LIVE Season 4 Synctacular Event on the fabled Paramount backlot. They may never be the same!” said Casey Patterson, Executive Producer.
The “Lip Sync Battle” brand grew exponentially over the past year. Spike’s sister network Nickelodeon recently greenlit the new original series, “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” featuring real-life kids lip-syncing pop songs in celebration of their favorite artists. Also this year, a groundbreaking new “Lip Sync Battle” app was launched to rave reviews and a partnership with Carnival Cruise Lines was created for an on-board experiential experience.
In addition, the “Lip Sync Battle” franchise is taking over the world airing in 110 territories spread out over six continents and original format versions in in 14 countries as wide ranging as Israel, Poland, Vietnam, South Africa and Indonesia and Viacom’s Channel 5 in the UK where it has been a huge ratings success.
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.
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. “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. (Paramount | JD)