ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's third) on 5/14/17
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, December 2016) "Little Big Shots," which showcases the world's most extraordinarily fun and talented kids, features two of the biggest names in comedy - executive producers Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey. Harvey hosts the family-friendly series that celebrates phenomenal kids and goes toe to toe with them in hilarious conversations and interviews. Ranging from pint-sized dancers and amazing athletes to gifted singers and musicians, these engaging young performers will charm and delight viewers. This is not a competition but a funny feel-good show that celebrates the uniqueness of children. Gifted young performers from around the globe will awe the nation with their talents in this addictively fun series that families can watch and enjoy together. During its first season "Little Big Shots" originals averaged a 2.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 13.0 million viewers in "live plus seven day" Nielsens, making it the most-watched new series of the season and the #1 new alternative series in adults 18-49. It was also the most-watched new alternative series on any Big 4 network in six years.