(TV) GMA Network Bought “‘Lip Sync Battle”, to be Pitted against PGT

There’s no stopping for GMA Network to air the Viacom owned Television program, Lip Sync Battle. The show is actually originated from Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, a segment everyone fight for a perfect lip syncing performance. This Philippine version of GMA Network will be hosted by Michael V and Iya Villania.

This is John Krakinski on Lip Sync Battle US

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The show will be aired on February 27, 2016 and will be pitted against ABSCBN’s reality show Pilipinas Got Talent who came back for its 5th season for the weekend primetime slot.

A week ago, ABSCBN surprised the nationwide audience and premiered a month earlier of The Lip Sync battles pilot. Pilipinas Got Talent Season V already premiered last night, January 23, 2016 and recieved well by the nationwide audience.

Lip Sync Battle will feature local celebrities going head to head – lip-syncing the song of their choice – battling for the coolest bragging rights in the Philippines. The original series from the U.S. is a ratings and multiplatform superstar for Spike TV and is the most-watched original series in network history, averaging 3 million viewers. The U.S. series has been re-commissioned for 20 more episodes in 2016.

Here is a sample video of Lip Sync Battle with Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart and Jimmy Fallon

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