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TCA: TBS’s “Drop the Mic” drops in October

Turner Broadcasting cable net TBS has slated the entertainment competition format Drop the Mic for a fall release. Hosted by Method Man and Hailey Baldwin and based on the popular segment from The ...
July 28, 2017

Turner Broadcasting cable net TBS has slated the entertainment competition format Drop the Mic for a fall release.

Hosted by Method Man and Hailey Baldwin and based on the popular segment from The Late Late Show with James Corden, the previously announced celebrity rap battle competition will see four entertainers put their rapping skills to the test. At the end of each head-to-head battle, the studio audience will vote to pick the winner.

The 16-episode series, which is produced by CBS Television Studios and Fulwell 73, is scheduled for an Oct. 26 premiere at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Celebrities slated to pick up the mic and go head-to-head include Mayim Bialik vs. Kunal Nayyar; Chris Jericho vs. Laila Ali; Michael Bennett vs. Vanessa Hudgens; James Corden vs. Nicole Richie; Jesse Tyler Ferguson vs. Chrissy Metz; Anthony Anderson vs. Usher; and Gina Rodriguez vs. Rob Gronkowski.

James Corden, Ben Winston and Jensen Karp serve as executive producers, with Joanna Gallagher as co-executive producer.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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