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Boat Rocker acquires Lip Sync Battle producer

Canada’s Boat Rocker Media has acquired Matador Content, the full-service production company behind Emmy-winning format Lip Sync Battle. Under the terms of the deal, Matador’s name and leadership will remain, with founder Jay Peterson and Todd Lubin continuing to helm the company. The prodco’s creative and production teams will have immediate access to Boat Rocker’s […]

Nick preparing for junior Lip Sync Battle

Nickelodeon is taking the kids to the Lip Sync Battle arena with a spin-off of the popular Spike format. Lip Sync Battle Shorties is a half-hour, ten-part series, and will go into production later this, the Viacom network revealed at its latest upfront presentation in New York City. This comes after an hour-long special of […]

AMC to geek out in late-night

US cable channel AMC has ordered a late-night talk show for fanboys. Geeking Out (WT) has Comic Book Men’s Kevin Smith and Heroes: Reborn’s Greg Grunberg attached as hosts, and Matador Content and The Weinstein Company coproducing in association with Bandwagon Media. The 30-minute nightly show will look at pop culture from a fanboy perspective […]