Ninja Warrior will record indoors for the first time ever in Seattle/Tacoma

The show will film in the Tacoma Dome, May 11-12. American Ninja Warrior announced the 2019 taping dates and locations on Valentine’s Day. The news included that Ninja will be showing a little love to a part of the country the show hasn’t visited before: The Pacific Northwest. American Ninja Warrior will visit Seattle/Tacoma, Washington, May 11-12 at the Tacoma Dome. Competing Ninjas and attending fans alike should get excited about this news. It will the first time ever that American Ninja Warrior has taped indoors! We got a little nervous thinking about the Pacific Northwest in the springtime. It’s […]

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The final field of 16 Titans has arrived

Next week, the battle of the Titan begins. The seventh episode of The Titan Games introduced us to the final eight athletes and rounded out our field of 16 winners. The last two Titans to be crowned had very different paths to their titles: One had clear wins, and one needed to get scrappy to stay in the game. Naturally, with this being Valentine’s Day and all, there had to be a little romance in there as well! No Valentine’s Day plans? Meet @TheRock at Mount Olympus. @nbctitangames starts now. pic.twitter.com/k3cFnE8XiS — Liam McHugh (@liam_mchugh) February 15, 2019 Reigning Titans […]

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Update: Mark Hamill will NOT be attending a body building and Ninja Warrior competition

Previous Instagram posts suggested he would be. UPDATE: Looks like there was a mix up. Michelle Warnky has removed her Instagram post and given an update in her Stories. Mark Hamill has clarified he will NOT be at the event. After all the time we’ve spent studying Ninjas, it’s rare for us to see something online that literally makes us stop and go, “Wait, what did she just say?” That happened today when we spotted an Instagram post about an upcoming event in Ohio. All seems pretty standard at first. Cool event coming up, getting the details out there, talking […]

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Mark Hamill will attend a body building and Ninja Warrior competition

We didn’t see that coming, but we like it! After all the time we’ve spent studying Ninjas, it’s rare for us to see something online that literally makes us stop and go, “Wait, what did she just say?” That happened today when we spotted Michelle Warnky’s Instagram post. View this post on Instagram IMPORTANT ARNOLD NINJA UPDATES! . -Registered athletes for our @mlabohio Ninja Event will get a wristband for the Expo (if you register before Wed Feb 27). If you sign up for our event, you don’t need to buy a ticket for the festival! . -If you already […]

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What changes would you make for season 11?

The show has introduced several new aspects over the past few seasons. American Ninja Warrior’s 11th season is just starting to come into focus. We’re only a couple days away from finding out the filming locations and dates. The first batch of competitors are getting that long awaited casting phone call. It’s an exciting time and soon the Ninja news will be flowing fast and furious. We’re particularly curious about any upcoming changes to the course or format. Season nine brought the new rules around how women advance on the show. Season 10 lowered the age limit, put $10k on […]

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Casting calls for the first filming location have begun

If you applied, keep your phone handy! On Friday afternoon, a very important annual moment took place in the American Ninja Warrior community. The phones of Ninjas who applied to take part in season 11 started ringing with that coveted 818 area code on the screen. Yes, casting calls have begun for this year’s competition. Generally, we know the cities and dates for filming by this point, so we know where people are heading and in what order the phone calls will be made. The entire season is not cast all at once. The casting department works through things location […]

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We’re taking guesses on what costume Jessie Graff is creating for Ninja Warrior

What will be her inspiration this year? Did you see American Ninja Warrior Jessie Graff’s Instagram story the other day? She tagged us in, so we were definitely paying attention. We think we know what Jessie is getting at! Scissors and sewing needles? It’s Ninja Warrior costume time! Jessie has a long history of creating her own looks for the show, sometimes from the bottom up. Looks like she’s preparing for season 11. So what do you think will be Jessie’s inspiration for American Ninja Warrior this year? Let’s take a look at what she’s created before. It does seem […]

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These are your picks for future Ninja Warrior recruits

Are these Ninjas the next big thing? February 6 was National Signing Day, which is a huge deal in the college football world. We wondered what it would be like if it was Ninja Warrior Signing Day, and asked you to share your favorite Ninjas who you think should be called up to the show. We love learning about rising stars in the sport so we thought we’d share the responses with you. Judging by the last names of some of the commenters, we’re sensing a little favoritism, but we’ll allow it. 🙂 Faith Foister View this post on Instagram […]

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In the penultimate qualifying episode, the Titans embodied sportsmanship

After the head-to-head battles, they all remembered their friendships. The Titan Games returned with some emotionally charged challenges. We were also reminded that there’s only one more “qualifying” episode left after this. Soon, we’ll see all the previous Titans return to whittle down their tanks. Let’s find out who moved on tonight. The strongest competitors go head to head in the arena. RETWEET if you’re watching #TitanGames with @TheRock NOW on @nbc! pic.twitter.com/NnkxXRfxkL — The Titan Games (@nbctitangames) February 8, 2019 Reigning Titans Ashley Hawkins: As a police officer, Ashley knows a little something about staying calm and focused under […]

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Akbar Gbajabiamila’s book will be released May 7

“Everyone Can Be a Ninja” uses Akbar’s life experiences to inspire. In just three months, American Ninja Warrior host Akbar Gbajabiamila will be a published author! On the show, he’s known for his endless enthusiasm and quirky puns. While his book definitely has an optimistic tone, the subject matter is much more down to Earth. View this post on Instagram Can’t wait for you all to see what’s inside…. #EveryoneCanBeANinja A post shared by Akbar Gbajabiamila (@akbar_gbaja) on Feb 6, 2019 at 7:36am PST Akbar revealed his intention to publish a book way back in October, with a series of […]

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