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Prolific executive producers of unscripted programming Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell are back at it again, this time with a first-of-its-kind global talent competition that features acts from every imaginable genre and every corner of the planet. Hopefuls must impress three American judges before facing the "wall of the world" -- 50 of the world's most accomplished experts from every field of entertainment -- with their talents. In the end, one act dominates and is ultimately crowned "The World's Best."

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on CBS
1 Season, 7 Episodes
February 3, 2019
Reality
4.5/10
Cast: James Corden, Drew Barrymore, Stu Golfman, RuPaul
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The World's Best Full Episode Guide

  • The remaining acts compete in the Championships Round, and the winners of the Solo Music and Group Variety categories are revealed. Next, the final four acts face off and one is crowned the winner, on the two-hour season finale.

  • The first acts compete in the Championship Round, and the winners of the Solo Variety and Group Music categories are revealed, earning them a coveted spot in the finals.

  • The Battle Round continues featuring epic match-ups between elite acts.The acts going head to head in "The Battle Round, Part 2" are:• China's Duo Suining ("The Impossible Balancing Duo") vs. Germany's Dundu Giants of Light ("The Giants of Light")• South Korea's Emotional Line ("The Classical Crew") vs. Philippines' The TNT Boys ("Vocal Dynamo Trio")• Spain's Los Vivancos ("Matadors of Dance") vs. South Korea's Kukkiwon ("The Flying Taekwondo Masters")• United States' William Close ("The Earth Harp Orchestra") vs. United States' Naturally 7 ("The Human Instruments")• Australia's Space Cowboy ("The Dangerous Man") vs. Great Britain's Nina Conti ("The Master Ventriloquist")

  • The Battle Round begins, featuring unforgettable match-ups between world-class acts.The acts going head-to-head in "The Battle Round, Part 1" are:• Japan's Manami Ito ("The Miracle Violinist") vs. Kazakhstan's Daneliya Tuleshova ("The Vocal Wonder")• India's Lydian Nadhaswaram ("Mini Maestro") vs. Mongolia's Enkh-Erdene ("The Mongolian Cowboy")• Italy's Sister Cristina Scuccia ("The Singing Nun") vs. Kazakhstan's Dimash Kudaibergen ("The Six Octave Man")• United States' Justin Flom ("King of Cards") vs. United States' Jordan McKnight ("Twisted Sister")• Great Britain's Matt Johnson ("The Drowning Man") vs. China's Li Wei ("Slackline Daredevil")

  • More world-class acts compete in the final round of auditions. Included: Brazil's Duo Nigretai ("The Amazing Hair-ialists"); the United States' William Close ("The Earth Harp Orchestra"); Kazakhstan's Daneliya Tuleshova ("The Vocal Wonder"); South Korea's Emotional Line ("The Classical Crew"); China's Li Wei ("Slackline Daredevil"); the United States' Liliac Band ("The First Family of Rock"); Spain's Los Vivancos ("Matadors of Dance"); and Great Britain's Nina Conti ("The Master Ventriloquist").

  • A talent contest that features contestants from around the globe.

  • Acts must impress three American judges before facing 50 of the world's most accomplished experts from every field of entertainment with their talents.

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