‘World of Dance’ and ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’ Renewed

World of Dance and America’s Got Talent: The Champions have been renewed by NBC. World of Dance averaged a 1.2 rating in adults 18-49, said NBC, and 4.8 million total viewers in live plus seven day Nielsens.

Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas & Benny Medina executive produce World of Dance. The series is produced by Universal Television Alternative Studio in association with Nuyorican Productions and World of Dance.

America’s Got Talent: The Champions, which brought together Got Talent stars from around the globe in its first season, averaged a 2.2 rating in adults 18-49 and 12.4 million viewers overall in live plus seven day ratings.

America’s Got Talent was created by Simon Cowell and is co-produced by Fremantle and Syco Entertainment. Cowell, Sam Donnelly, Jason Raff, Trish Kinane and Richard Wallace are the executive producers.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.