Do you remember the claymation series Celebrity DeathMatch? The magic of pitting celebrities against each other is resurrected again in Spike TV’s raucous competition “Lip Sync Battle.” It is screaming in ratings and people cannot get enough. Jimmy Fallon is behind the whole effort and is producing this.
Plus, there’s LL Cool J:
“LIP SYNC BATTLE” Sneak Peak – Emily Blunt
The pop culture phenomenon of lip sync battling will now have its very own television show. Spike TV is partnering with Jimmy Fallon and his Eight Million Plus Productions, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant, and Matador to create a new, half-hour original series “Lip Sync Battle.”
Each “Lip Sync Battle” episode will feature celebrities going head to head – lip synching the song of their choice – battling for the coolest bragging rights on the planet. Hosted by entertainment icon and two-time Grammy® Award-winner LL Cool J.
Below is a clip of Emily Blunt’s preparation for her Janis Joplin performance on Spike’s “Lip Sync Battle.” The highly anticipated Anne Hathaway vs. Emily Blunt lip sync battle debuts Thursday, April 9 at 10:00pm Et/PT.
She gets all “method-y” with her styling of the great Joplin:
UPDATE WATCH THE preview clip of Emily Blunt’s performance of “No Diggity” – The highly anticipated Anne Hathaway vs. Emily Blunt lip sync battle debuts TONIGHT at 10:00pm ET/PT.
“Lip Sync Battle” debuted on Thursday April 2 on Spike TV.
Rewind the great Hathaway Wrecking Ball moment: