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‘Lip Sync Battle’ Back on Paramount Network Jan. 17

Season five of Lip Sync Battle turns up on Paramount Network Jan. 17, featuring performances by Brooklyn Decker, Big Bird, Vanessa Morgan and the Fab 5 from Netflix series Queer Eye. Paramount promises special appearances from Mariah Carey and Serena Williams.

LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen host Lip Sync Battle. As the title suggests, the show features celebrities going head to head in a lip sync contest.

Executive producers on Lip Sync Battle are Casey Patterson, Jay Peterson of Matador Content, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant, LL Cool J and Eight Million Plus Productions.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.