Cincinatti will host American Ninja Warrior for the first time

The show will tape downtown May 24-15. After American Ninja Warrior wraps up its first indoor taping session in the location of Seattle/Tacoma, Washington, the course will hit the road to another new city. The last of the season 11 Qualifying cities is Cincinatti, Ohio. May 24-25, the show will set up on Second Street in downtown. We’re not familiar with the layout yet, but downtown locations have proved a hit in the past. During seasons eight and 10, the course was in a central location in Indianapolis. It provided more viewing space for the general public, and a sense […]

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Ninja Warrior calls in the Atlanta competitors

The second region is filling its contestant roster. With the Los Angeles taping of American Ninja Warrior just a week away, the casting team has turned their eyes towards the next location: Atlanta, GA! The show last visited Atlanta in season eight, and made its home at Turner Field. This time around, the course will be set up outside the stunning Mercedes Benz Stadium, which recently hosted the 2019 Super Bowl. American Ninja Warrior will record the Atlanta Qualifiers and City Finals March 24-25. The calls for this region have started going out recently. As we always remind you, if […]

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Ninja Warrior Junior’s hosts talk sportsmanship, competition, and what’s on deck

Laurie, Matt, and Akbar show their genuine enthusiasm for the show’s return. American Ninja Warrior Junior was 10 episodes into its debut season when it went on hiatus for the 2018 holidays. The show will make its highly anticipated return on Saturday, February 23, at 7 pm on Universal Kids. Ninja Warrior fans have readily embraced the new division of competition. After watching the grown-ups on American Ninja Warrior for years, these young athletes have the chance to show off their own abilities, as well as solidify their place as the future of the sport. The resulting match ups and […]

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Ninja Warrior Junior picked up for second season, opens casting

Ninjas between the ages of 9-14 can apply right now! Little Ninjas rejoice! Co-hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila have confirmed that American Ninja Warrior Junior has been green-lit for a second season on Universal Kids. As a matter of fact, you can apply RIGHT NOW to get on the show! Casting is already open! Kids need to be between the ages of 9 and 14 by July 1, 2019 to apply. Parents, you have until May 3, 2019 to get those applications in for your little Ninja! Season one American Ninja Warrior Junior is currently still airing. After showing […]

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The Titans field was slashed to eight in merciless battles

If you doubted any of these athletes, they’ve more than proven themselves now. All of the action has led to this: The battle of the Titans. The entire field of 16 Titans returned to face one another and stay in the game. Tonight’s format was a little different from the previous episodes. We saw eight challenges instead of four. There were no Mount Olympus battles. Four men and four women advanced to next week’s season finale. It’s the matchup you’ve been waiting for. The Battle of the Titans starts NOW! pic.twitter.com/GX4i7qersM — The Titan Games (@nbctitangames) February 22, 2019 Reigning […]

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Ninja Warrior will return to Baltimore for the first time since season five

The show will set up in Rash Field April 28-29. When American Ninja Warrior announced its season 11 cities and taping dates, a major throwback was included on the list. The show will return to Baltimore, MD this year. It’s only been there one other time, way back in season five. For 2019, the show will set up the course on Rash Field, which is located on south shore of the Inner Harbor on the Baltimore waterfront. On a day to day basis, Rash Field offers volleyball courts, green areas to relax, and bleachers. When Ninja Warrior takes over April […]

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The show will return to its season eight location in Oklahoma City

The State Capitol Building will be the backdrop once again. After the action wraps up in Atlanta, American Ninja Warrior will move to Oklahoma City for its third season 11 location. Similar to Atlanta, this will be the show’s second time to the location, the first which was also back in season eight. The show will tape the Qualifiers and City Finals over the course of April 12-13, returning to the State Capitol Building. Ninja Warrior’s last visit brought some especially epic and moving moments. In season eight, Thomas Stillings snagged the top time in Qualifiers, just seconds ahead of […]

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Adam Rayl and Jesse Labreck are the 2019 NNL Pro Division Champions

Congratulations to all the athletes that qualified for the competition. After a very surprising start, the National Ninja League has closed out its World Championships. The newly-named 2019 Pro Division champions are two athletes American Ninja Warrior fans are quite familiar with: Adam Rayl and Jesse Labreck. Only seven competitors advanced to Stage Two in the Pro Division, with Flip Rodriguez in first place at the time. There, Flip fell after the second obstacle. Adam Rayl claimed the championship by becoming the only competitor to clear the stage. To illustrate how impressive that is, think about this: Adam took first […]

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NNL World Championships Pro Division starts with a shocking Stage One

Only seven competitors advanced to the second stage. Anyone who watches American Ninja Warrior knows that the course is a fickle, unpredictable opponent. But that doesn’t reduce the shocks of some falls. It looks like that feeling isn’t exclusive to the televised show. The National Ninja League kicked off its 2019 World Championships in Hartford, CT over the past weekend. One of the highly anticipated parts of the competition was the Pro Division. This division contained the most names viewers would be familiar with. The field was stacked with 327 Ninjas who’d all qualified to take part in the first […]

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Ninja Warrior returns to the Universal Studios backlot for the fourth year

They’ll tape the LA Qualifiers and City Finals on March 6 and 7. As American Ninja Warrior fans anxiously awaited the arrival of the season 11 taping dates and locations, there was one thing they were pretty confident about. Ninja Warrior likes to kick things off in Los Angeles. In fact, all 10 seasons of the show have started somewhere in the Los Angeles area. Up till season seven, that was usually the Venice Beach boardwalk. But for season eight, the show looked for a different type of quintessential LA backdrop and found it on the Universal Studios backlot. For […]

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