How Lip Sync Battle Booked Beyonce


-  Channing and Jenna's episode has topped rating for Spike with 4.7 million viewers.
-  Exec Producer Casey Patterson commented on the situation:

"We don't choose the songs for the performers — it's always their choice — and, since day one, the most requested artist has been Beyonce. She's been the holy grail, and we've always been in contact with her camp. They know when we're gearing up for production."

"Channing, during one of his rehearsals, sent an iPhone video message to her about two days before the show. Only Channing and Beyonce know the back and forth, but I think that's what put it over the top."

"That moment on air, that's the first time they ever met. He's dressed as her, dancing and singing to her song. We were just hoping he would keep dancing."

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I can only imagine what that iPhone video message was like.