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NBC Renews ‘World of Dance’ for Season Two

Competition is the Most-Watched New Series This Summer

This summer’s most-watched new series, competition “World of Dance,” has been greenlit by NBC for a second season. Debuting on May 30th out of “America’s Got Talent,” the series gives dancers the platform to showcase their talents and compete for a $1 million grand prize. It features a judging team composed of Jennifer Lopez, who also serves as an executive producer, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host Jenna Dewan Tatum.

“I am so proud to not only star, but produce a show that is so close to my heart,”
said Jennifer Lopez in a statement. “I am so happy that ‘World of Dance’ has resonated with audiences and we are able to put dancers on the pedestal they deserve. I cannot wait to continue this journey and my partnership with NBC.”

Based on the most recent Live + Same Day data from Nielsen, “World of Dance” won the Tuesday 10 p.m. hour this week with 7.51 million viewers and a 1.8 rating/8 share in adults 18-49. Lead-in “America’s Got Talent” averaged 12.36 million viewers and a 2.5/11 in the demo.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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