Parents' Guide to

Little Big Shots

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Amazing kids wow in funny, family-friendly talent display.

TV NBC Variety Show 2016
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 10+

Appallingly Sexist and Heterosexist!

I can't get over how sexist and heterosexist this this show is. Steve Harvey constantly asks boy contestants (even six and seven year olds) if their talents or tricks get them lots of girlfriends (and vice versa). His schtick seems to be making inappropriate jokes that might go over young kids' heads but get a har-har laugh out of adults. It's gross. Our whole family watched the show for a while, but eventually both my daughter (at about age 10) and son (14) were so sick of Harvey's inappropriate and frankly offensive jokes, we couldn't take it anymore. I'm pretty shocked this gets a commonsense media selection award. What a misstep.
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age 15+

Is This Show About The Kids Or Steve Harvey?

We love watching the kids and their amazing talent on this show, however we find a lot of what Mr. Harvey says on this program (and sometimes to the kids) is inappropriate for a "family show" and won't be watching it anymore. Also, this show seems to be all about Steve Harvey rather than the kids.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9):
Kids say (2):

Part America's Got Talent and part Kids Say the Darndest Things, this impressive display of pint-size accomplishments lacks the stresses of competitive shows and is a lot of fun to watch. With no judges or scoring to worry about, the focus stays right where it should be -- on young kids who will amaze you with their skills. Equally entertaining are the comical free-form interview sessions that start out with Harvey asking the questions but usually wind up with the kids in the driver's seat and him willing to go along for the ride.

Many of these little big shots rose to fame the viral way, so if you've watched the videos that circulate on YouTube especially (Harvey mentions them when applicable), you'll already know what some of them can do. Even so, it's still amazing to see what they can do, and with subjects close to their own ages, Little Big Shots beckons to kids and families.

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