Nickelodeon to air Lip Sync Battle kids special

Airing next month, the new special called Lip Sync Battle Shorties will be hosted by Modern Family's Sarah Hyland.
November 18, 2016

Think all of the lights, the dancers, the music and the lip syncingbut mini. Nickelodeon is set to broadcast a one-hour special edition of Lip Sync Battle for kids, entitledĀ Lip Sync Battle Shorties.

Hosted by Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland, the special will air on Nickelodeon on December 11 at 8 p.m., and then again on Spike on December 14.

Rather than celebrities, the special will feature four regular kids lip syncing to their favourite songs. There will also be a Lip Sync Battle Shorties Dance Crew and a supporting cast made up of kids, including DJ M.C. and a backstage correspondent.

Lip Sync Battle, which regularly airs on Viacom-owned Spike and is hosted by Chrissy Teigen and LL Cool J, has been expanding quickly since its debutĀ in 2015. On top of extending to an app, the series now reaches more than 150 countries worldwide.

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