World of Dance - Episode Guide

Season 1

The Qualifiers 1

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: May 30, 2017

The Qualifiers 1

The best dancers in the world battle for a $1 million prize before judges Jennifer Lopez, NE-YO, Derek Hough and host/mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum.

The Qualifiers 2

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Jun 6, 2017

The Qualifiers 2

In the second night of the Qualifiers, judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and NE-YO weigh in on the performances of The Lab, Fik-Shun, Miami All Stars, Quick Style, Nick Daniels and more.

The Qualifiers 3

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Jun 13, 2017

The Qualifiers 3

In the final night of the Qualifiers, judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and NE-YO decide whether Jabbawockeez, Swing Latino, DNA, Chapkis Dance Family and more will move on to the Duels.

The Duels 1

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Jun 20, 2017

The Duels 1

Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and NE-YO preside over the first night of Duels, with Fik-Shun vs. Nick Daniels, Swing Latino vs. Miami All Stars, Eva Igo vs. Kyntay and Keone & Mari vs. Quick Style.

The Duels 2

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Jun 27, 2017

The Duels 2

The judges preside over the second night of Duels, with Diana Pombo vs. The Posse, Super Cr3w vs. Royal Flux, The Lab vs. Boys of Temecula and Les Twins vs. Kyle Van Newkirk.

The Duels 3

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Jul 11, 2017

The Duels 3

The top qualifying acts from each division will choose a rival and face off in a head-to-head elimination duel; the judges score each act based on their artistry, precision and athleticism; the top scoring acts move forward in the competition.

The Cut 1

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Jul 18, 2017

The Cut 1

The judges score each act's performance based on artistry, precision and athleticism, with the top two acts from each division advancing; guest judge Misty Copeland.

The Cut 2

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Jul 25, 2017

The Cut 2

The judges score each act's performance based on artistry, precision and athleticism, with the top two acts from each division advancing; guest judge Misty Copeland.

Divisional Final

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Aug 1, 2017

Divisional Final

The top two acts from each division compete for a spot in the world final.

World Final

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Aug 8, 2017

World Final

The final three acts compete to be the first ``World of Dance'' champion and win the $1 million grand prize.

Season 2

The Qualifiers 1

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: May 29, 2018

The Qualifiers 1

Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and NE-YO join forces at the judges' table as elite dance acts of all ages and styles, mentored by host Jenna Dewan, face off in the challenge of a lifetime, vying to be named best in the world and win a $1 million prize.

The Qualifiers 2

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jun 5, 2018

The Qualifiers 2

On the second night of The Qualifiers, Judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and NE-YO weigh in on the performances of The Lab, Pasha & Daniella, Connection, Charity & Andres, BDash & Konkrete, and Fabulous Sisters as they compete to make The Duels.

The Qualifiers 3

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Jun 12, 2018

The Qualifiers 3

The Qualifiers round continues with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. In round three of "The Qualifiers," the world's most elite dance acts from all ages and dance genres enter the "World of Dance" arena to face off in the challenge of a lifetime. The acts have one chance to showcase their artistry, precision and athleticism in order to move forward in the competition and ultimately win a grand prize of $1 million.

The Qualifiers 4

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Jun 19, 2018

The Qualifiers 4

On the fourth night of The Qualifiers, contestants from around the world, including Jonas & Ruby, The Bradas, Lucas Marinetto, Expressenz, Poreotics and Eva Igo perform for Judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and NE-YO in hopes of moving on to The Duels.

The Qualifiers 5

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Jun 26, 2018

The Qualifiers 5

"The Qualifiers" round continues with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. In round five of "The Qualifiers," the world's most elite dance acts from all ages and dance genres enter the "World of Dance" arena to face off in the challenge of a lifetime. The acts have one chance to showcase their artistry, precision and athleticism in order to move forward in the competition and ultimately win a grand prize of $1 million.

The Qualifiers 6

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Jul 10, 2018

The Qualifiers 6

"The Qualifiers" round continues with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. In round six of "The Qualifiers," the world's most elite dance acts from all ages and dance genres enter the "World of Dance" arena to face off in the challenge of a lifetime. The acts have one chance to showcase their artistry, precision and athleticism in order to move forward in the competition and ultimately win a grand prize of $1 million.

The Qualifiers 7

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Jul 17, 2018

The Qualifiers 7

The Qualifiers" round continues with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. In round seven of "The Qualifiers," the world's most elite dance acts from all ages and dance genres enter the "World of Dance" arena to face off in the challenge of a lifetime. The acts have one chance to showcase their artistry, precision and athleticism in order to move forward in the competition and ultimately win a grand prize of $1 million.

The Qualifiers 8

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Jul 24, 2018

The Qualifiers 8

"The Qualifiers" round continues with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. In the final round of "The Qualifiers," the world's most elite dance acts from all ages and dance genres enter the "World of Dance" arena to face off in the challenge of a lifetime. The acts have one chance to showcase their artistry, precision and athleticism in order to move forward in the competition and ultimately win a grand prize of $1 million.

The Duels 1

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Jul 25, 2018

The Duels 1

"The Duels" round begins with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. In this round, the top qualifying acts from each division will choose a rival and face off in a head-to-head elimination duel. The judges will score each act based on their artistry, precision and athleticism, and the top scoring act from each duel will move forward in the competition and be one step closer to winning a grand prize of $1 million.

The Duels 2

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Aug 1, 2018

The Duels 2

"The Duels" round continues with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. In this round, the top qualifying acts from each division will choose a rival and face off in a head-to-head elimination duel. The judges will score each act based on their artistry, precision and athleticism, and the top scoring act from each duel will move forward in the competition and be one step closer to winning a grand prize of $1 million.

The Duels 3

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Aug 8, 2018

The Duels 3

On the third night of The Duels, the top qualifying acts from each division choose a rival for a head-to-head battle for Judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and NE-YO; only one can move on to the next round, cutting the field of competitors in half.

The Duels 4

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Aug 15, 2018

The Duels 4

The Duels round continues with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. In this round, the top qualifying acts from each division will choose a rival and face off in a head-to-head elimination duel. The judges will score each act based on their artistry, precision and athleticism, and the top scoring act from each duel will move forward in the competition and be one step closer to winning a grand prize of $1 million.

The Cut 1

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Aug 22, 2018

The acts face the deepest and most intense cut of the season: Only the top three highest scoring acts from each division will move on to the Divisional Final and be one step closer to winning a grand prize of $1 million.

The Cut 2

Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Aug 29, 2018

In "The Cut" round two, the acts face the deepest and most intense cut of the season with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan. The judges will score each act's performance based on their artistry, precision and athleticism. Only the top three highest-scoring acts from each division will move on to the Divisional Final and be one step closer to winning a grand prize of $1 million.

Divisional Final

Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Sep 5, 2018

The top three acts from each division (12 acts total) will compete for a spot in the "World Final."

World Final

Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Sep 12, 2018

The top act from each division (4 acts total) will take the stage for the last time in the "World Final."