‘Little Big Shots’ Episode Guide (April 9): Twin Boxers; Professional Knife Thrower

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‘Little Big Shots’ Episode Guide (April 9): Twin Boxers; Professional Knife Thrower

“Tiny Dancer” (04/09/17) – This week’s episode of the family-friendly series from executive producers Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey features an adorable 7-year-old dancer, twin boxers, an 11-year-old professional knife thrower and a talented young gospel singer. Other extraordinary kids featured include a unique horse jumper and an amazing group of banjo players.

NBC’s hit series “Little Big Shots” returns for season two on Sunday, March 5 (8-9 p.m. ET) with more talented and unique kids from all over the U.S. and the world. Steve Harvey hosts the feel-good, family-friendly series, executive produced by Harvey and Ellen DeGeneres, and goes toe to toe with them in hilarious conversations and interviews.

Viewers will be treated to never-before-seen acts, including everything from a pint-sized cowboy and snail whisperer to a professional animal caller and remarkable young experts in anatomy, geography and even Shakespeare. Adding to the fun will be kids who are incredibly gifted in music – ranging from opera to pop to rap, on instruments that include piano, guitar, drums and more.

“Little Big Shots” will also showcase kids who took the Internet by storm with viral videos, guaranteeing lots of comedy and surprises in this engaging series that celebrates phenomenal children from all over the globe. In addition to kids from the United States, season two will also feature talented tykes from Romania, Costa Rica, Brazil, India, England, Russia, Japan, China, Canada, the Philippines and the Netherlands.

“Little Big Shots” was the #1 most-watched new series of last season in total viewers and the #1-rated new alternative series in adults 18-49 when it premiered last spring. It was also the most-watched new alternative series (13.0 million for originals) on any Big 4 network in six years and the most-watched on NBC in 10 years.

“Little Big Shots” is executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Harvey, Jeff Kleeman, Gerald Washington, Robin Ashbrook, Alison Holloway, Ed Glavin, Mary Connelly and Andy Lassner. The series is produced by Warner Horizon Television in association with East 112th Street Productions and A Very Good Production.

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SeriesNet.A18-49Viewers
Source: Nielsen Media Research // 05/15/17 - 05/21/17
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