Lip Sync Battle

Plans drawn for Lat Am Lip Sync Battle

Comedy Central Latin America and TV Azteca are to coproduce a 13x60mins version of Lip Sync Battle. The new version, Lip Sync Mexico, will feature three celebrities miming along to popular music tracks, rather than the two in the US original. It is currently in pre-production, with the show debuting on Comedy Central networks in […]

Lip Sync Battle breaks out in Africa

MTV in Africa is getting its own version of parent Viacom’s global format hit Lip Sync Battle. Viacom International Media Networks Africa is lining up Lip Sync Battle Africa, which marks the first time an international MTV channel has taken a local version of the pop-culture hit. Globally, Lip Sync Battle has sold to more […]

Viacom keeps up Lip Sync momentum

Viacom’s popular entertainment format Lip Sync Battle has sold to six new territories. Season one of the original US version of the show, in which celebrities impersonate music stars, has gone to TV2 in Norway, 365 Media in Iceland, Media Works in New Zealand, SIC in Portugal, Kanal 2 in Estonia and DBS in Israel. […]

Game of Thrones tops Facebook buzz chart

Game of Thrones was the most talked about TV show on Facebook this year, while a Lip Sync Battle segment was among the most-watched videos on YouTube. Facebook and YouTube have both revealed year in review usage and viewing information, which casts new light on what is talked about on social media and what short-form […]

Pre-market Lip Sync deals for Viacom

Viacom International Media Networks has shopped its entertainment format Lip Sync Battle to a raft of buyers and producers ahead of MIPCOM. VIMN launched the show at MIPTV and has sold it into China, the UK and Latin America. New pre-market deals for the format, in which celebrities mime along to famous musical numbers, include […]

Viacom reveals global SVOD service

Viacom has unveiled Viacom Play Plex, a suite of mobile TV apps that will offer subscription access to programming from international channels including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and MTV. Play Plex will comprise a suite of mobile apps for Android and iOS-enabled devices, which Viacom’s distribution partners can offer to their customers. The service is likely to […]

MTV’s Lip Sync heads to China streaming

Chinese streaming platform Sohu has ordered a local version of hit Spike show Lip Sync Battle. The format features celebrities going head to head – lip-syncing the song of their choice – battling for bragging rights. Talent appearing in the first run of the US series included Dwayne Johnson, Justin Bieber and Jennifer Lopez. Based […]