*LL Cool J has been tapped to host Spike TV’s original series, “Lip Sync Battle,” debuting April 2.
The show will feature celebrities going head to head – lip-syncing the song of their choice. Winners will receive bragging rights, nothing more.
“Lip Sync Battle” will be executive produced by Eight Million Plus Productions, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant, Casey Patterson, Jay Peterson of Matador and Rick Schwartz of Eight Million Plus.
“Like the rest of the world, I’m a big fan of these battles, but this show is going to bring it to a whole new level. I’m thrilled to be working with Jimmy Fallon, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant, and the entire team to host the show and can’t wait for the fans at home to join in!!” said LL.
The rapper and current star of “NCIS: LA” will also serve as a producer on the show.
The 10-episode series will tape in January in New York City.