‘Little Big Shots’ Spin-Off About Seniors Gets Series Order at NBC

Ellen DeGeneres will executive produce with Steve Harvey, who will also host

Last Updated: September 29, 2016 @ 12:28 PM

NBC has ordered to series a “Little Big Shots” spin off that will focus on senior citizens, the network announced on Wednesday.

“Little Big Shots: Forever Young” will showcase elderly contenders as they showcase their hidden talents, personalities and wisdom.

The comedy/variety series, from Warner Horizon Television, will be executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey, who will also host.

“We are excited to spotlight and celebrate the wit and wisdom of our elders,” said Paul Telegdy, president of the alternative and reality group at NBC Entertainment. “We can’t wait to see Steve Harvey in action with these incredibly vigorous and energetic seniors as they give him a run for his money with their unique talents, dynamic personalities and irresistible charms.”

“Little Big Shots” averaged a 2.4 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic and 13 million viewers overall for original episodes in its first season. It was also the No. 1 new show of the season in total viewers and top new alternative series in the key demo.

Besides DeGeneres and Harvey, Jeff Kleeman, Gerald Washington, Ed Glavin, Mary Connelly and Andy Lassner will also executive produce. Warner Horizon Television will produce in association with East 112th Street Productions and A Very Good Production.