New York, NY, December 13, 2017 – Lip Sync Battle returns by moonwalking onto Paramount Network (formally Spike) with the largest live event of its franchise history. LIP SYNC BATTLE LIVE: A MICHAEL JACKSON CELEBRATION will be a landmark television event celebrating the pre-eminent entertainment icon, Michael Jackson, on Thursday, January 18 9/8c.
The one-hour special, produced by Casey Patterson Entertainment and Matador Content, in consultation with The Estate of Michael Jackson, will feature larger-than-life performances LIVE from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A special performance by Michael Jackson ONE™ by Cirque du Soleil, the critically acclaimed show in permanent residence at the Michael Jackson Theater. The live special is executive produced by Casey Patterson, Jay Peterson, James Sunderland, LL COOL J, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant, and 8 Million Plus Productions, and directed by Glenn Weiss. All songs performed during the special are featured in Michael Jackson ONE™.
"The King of Pop is the most groundbreaking, theatrical superstar of all time and we are thrilled to be performing and celebrating the electrifying music of Michael Jackson on our big night," said Executive Producer Casey Patterson. "We are taking Lip Sync Battle to new heights, LIVE at The Dolby Theater for the launch of The Paramount Network."
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