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‘Lip Sync Battle’ Sets Spike Ratings Record

Spike’s new competition series Lip Sync Battle set a network ratings record for the most watched unscripted series debut, the network said Friday.

The series, which pits celebrities in a lip syncing competition, drew 2.2 million viewers. The series also delivered the most adults 18-49 viewers in network history for a non-scripted series debut.

 A second episode at 10:30 drew 2 million viewers and a 1.2 rating with Adults 18-49.

“The record ratings are indicative of the incredible talent and creativity of the producers and participants who delivered in so many ways,” said Kevin Kay, President, Spike. “We are incredibly encouraged by the balanced audience of the premiere as we continue our mission to target a broad viewership.”