“Lip Sync Battle” Enjoys Ratings Gain For Kate Upton vs. Ricky Martin Episode

Spike’s “Lip Sync Battle” returned from a two-month hiatus — and posted a viewership gain.

Lip Sync Battle [Spike]

Airing for the first time since early February, Thursday’s “Lip Sync Battle” enjoyed gains in adults 18-49 and overall viewership.

The episode, which featured Kate Upton vs. Ricky Martin, drew a 0.38 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 0.89 million overall viewers.

Sarah Hyland and DeAndre Jordan appeared on the previous episode, which drew a 0.31 rating and 0.75 million overall viewers.

Among adults 18-49, “Lip Sync Battle” was Thursday’s #8 cable original.

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