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Ratings: “Lip Sync Battle” Falls, Still Wins Thursday Cable Race

Thursday’s edition of “Lip Sync Battle” endured week-over-week declines in adults 18-49 and total viewrship. It still managed to deliver the night’s best adults 18-49 rating for a cable show.

The latest installment of Spike’s buzzworthy series drew a 0.84 adults 18-49 rating with 1.59 million viewers. Both marks were down from those of the previous installment (third episode, second week on the air), which drew a 0.96 adults 18-49 rating with 1.83 million viewers.

One week earlier, “Lip Sync Battle” premiered with a 1.02 and 2.20 million viewers. A special, immediate follow-up episode delivered a 0.94 with 2.00 million viewers in the 10:30PM half hour.

Anna Kendrick and John Krasinski battled on this week’s episode.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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