NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Spike and Nickelodeon are working on a children's television program called Lip Sync Battle Jr., a spinoff of the buzzy celebrity sing-along show Lip Sync Battle.
A special edition of the performance-competition show for youngsters will air later this year on both networks before Jr. becomes a series.
"On the long list of wonderful surprises about Lip Sync Battle is our family co-viewing," executive producers Casey Patterson and Jay Peterson said in a joint statement Monday.
"Lip Sync Battle's multigenerational appeal is our favorite part of the show and the whole Lip Sync Battle family is very excited about developing a new music-based, comedy-variety format to showcase how much our Lip Sync Battle kids rock! It's all the fun of Lip Sync Battle, only smaller."