American Ninja Warrior season 12 will debut Monday, September 7

The show returns with an eight-episode season and a new format. Here it is, people, THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT. American Ninja Warrior will return on Monday, September 7 with a brand new season! The show will air on Monday nights at 8pm EST/PST. Season 12 will be eight episodes long with a new format. 50 invited athletes each brought two community members to compete alongside them. The 150 Ninjas all competed in St. Louis and move through multiple rounds. The biggest difference? With no National Finals in Las Vegas this year, the show will work its way towards a final play-off […]

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Register now for the ANW Nation webinar: Healing and growing as a community 

Members of the American Ninja Warrior community will gather on Thursday night. Join us on Thursday evening (August 13, 2020) for a webinar featuring members of the American Ninja Warrior community. ANW Nation webinar – Healing and growing as a community Thursday, August 13 at 8pm EST/ 5pm PST You do need to register for this event to gain access. Please register here. Ninjas leverage camaraderie to overcome obstacles. The recent FBI charges against one of the most prominent members of our sport was a bombshell for all of us, so we are eager to come together as a community […]

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The Titan Games recap: The rise of the season two champions

Steve Dietl/NBC The best of the best battled it out. Welcome to the Titan Games Championship! The whole season built up to this. Saying these athletes are the best of the best actually feels like an understatement. Every single one of these competitors left our jaws on the ground. They’re all Titans in their own regions, but they wanted to claim the whole shebang. None of Dwayne Johnson’s original elite Titans managed to overcome these everyday heroes. These final battles were examples of the grit it takes to make dreams come true. Read on to find out which two challengers […]

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NBC brings American Ninja Warrior back to Monday nights ahead of season 12 announcement

NBC will air Ninja Warrior on the next two Monday nights. The season 12 premiere date will announced soon. American Ninja Warrior is coming back to NBC for at least the next two Monday nights. NBC will broadcast two specially selected episodes from season 11, highlighting some of the most memorable runs of the year. Monday, August 10 at 9pm (after The Titan Games): Oklahoma City Qualifiers Monday, August 17 at 8pm: Seattle/Tacoma Qualifiers The Ninja Warrior streak is an intentional move by NBC. They’re building up to the announcement of season 12’s premiere date. After the postponement of filming […]

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How to watch The Titan Games: Season Finale and Championship

Steve Dietl/NBC We’ll crown our Titan Champions in the last episode of the season! Season two of Dwayne Johnson’s Titan Games is coming to a close. Monday’s episode will be the season finale – The Titan Games Championship. Each of the two regional Titan Champions will return. The six athletes will whittle away at the competition until two men and two women face off on Mount Olympus. In the end, the two winners will take home the Titan trophies that prove they’re the everyday heroes Dwayne was searching for. Here’s how to tune in! Episode: Season two finale The Titan […]

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Ninja Warrior Kevin Carbone, creator of the Wingnuts, is still designing obstacles

David Becker/NBC He has been designing and building obstacles longer than he has been training for Ninja Warrior. After Kevin Carbone made it all the way to Stage Three of the National Finals last season, it’s easy to forget that Kevin’s first breakthrough on American Ninja Warrior didn’t have anything to do with his athletic ability. It was season nine, and Kevin had submitted an entry to the Obstacle Design Challenge. He had also applied to be on the show as a contestant, but never got the call. Never giving up, Kevin joined the walk-on line, where he learned that […]

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A heartfelt message to the Ninja Warrior community

Derek Mathews/Instagram “This is the time to show the world who we really are and what we stand for.” The American Ninja Warrior community is reeling from the recent news of Drew Drechsel’s arrest. As each person attempts to sort through their individual emotions regarding the situation, one thought keeps coming back to the surface: This sport and this community is bigger than this. Derek Mathews, a competitor on American Ninja Warrior season nine and a Ninja coach, recently shared his thoughts on social media. We’re sharing them below, with his permission. View this post on Instagram ”We stand up […]

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NBCUniversal and A. Smith and Co. release statement on Drew Drechsel’s arrest

NBCUniversal “American Ninja Warrior is a family show that has inspired countless people, and we will not let the actions of one contestant tarnish the hard work and amazing stories of so many.”  The American Ninja Warrior community was shaken to its core by the criminal charges and arrest of competitor Drew Drechsel, season 11’s winner. NBC has now released a statement on the situation, including his removal from the upcoming season of the show, which was filmed July 13-23 in St. Louis, MO. From NBCUniversal and A. Smith & Co: We are shocked and disturbed to learn about the […]

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Charlie Andrews celebrated his recent birthday in a unique way

Josh Levin And he did it all with a face mask on! American Ninja Warrior Season nine break-out star, Charlie Andrews, just celebrated his 26.2 birthday! Nope, that’s not a typo. We hadn’t ever heard of it either, but we think it’s super cool! Charlie celebrated being 26.2 years old by running a marathon (26.2 miles). When we asked Charlie what inspired this type of celebration, he gave the credit to his sister. Way back in February, Charlie and his sister (who was just getting over being sick) took a hike in the Grand Canyon. Despite sickness, heavy backpacks, and […]

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The Titan Games recap: The dogged determination of the Eastern Regional Finals

Steve Dietl/NBC Their motto should be, “Never surrender.” The Titan Games Eastern Regional Finals were all about determination. The determination to never give up, even if you’ve fallen far behind during a challenge. The determination to run the best race possible, even if you’ve been down this road a few times before. The finals saw the return of the region’s runner ups and none of them wanted to give up. In the end, elite Titan Hannah Teter made it back to the mountain but couldn’t outrun Courtney Roselle. Josh Porter had to throw barrels like baseballs to beat out Tyron […]

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