ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its third season on 7/12/18; has yet to be renewed for a fourth season
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, January 2018) NBC's hit series "Little Big Shots" returns for season three on Sunday, March 18 (7-9 p.m., its normal 8-9 p.m. timeslot begins March 25) 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 with them in hilarious conversations and interviews. Viewers will be treated to never-before-seen acts, including everything from a soap bubble artist, pint-sized aerialists, a golf prodigy and the world's strongest kid, as well as remarkable young experts in astronomy, mathematics and archaeology. Adding to the fun will be kids who are incredibly gifted in music - ranging from pop to opera and country to classical, and on instruments that include the ukulele, drums, piano 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 three will also feature talented tykes from Ethiopia, India, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Germany, England, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, and the Philippines. Last season "Little Big Shots" delivered a 1.8 rating in adults 18-49 and 10.3 million viewers overall, according to "live plus seven day" ratings from Nielsen Media Research, building on the timeslot's lead-in by +157% in 18-49 and +5.8 million viewers or +129% in total viewers. "Little Big Shots" won its Sunday 8-9 p.m. time period among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and ranked #1 or tied for #1 in adults 18-34, adults 25-54, men 18-34, women 18-49 and women 25-54.