“American Ninja Warrior”
It's the final night of the "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals, where top competitors from the City Finals tackle the last three stages of 'Mount Midoriyama.' Competitors who survive Stage One will take on Stage Two, and possibly Stages Three and Four. The redesigned Stage Two includes five brand new obstacles- Giant Ring Swing, Down-Up Salmon Ladder, Hourglass to Atari, Double Wedge and Wall Flip. Stage Three features the new Keylock Hang, Curved Body Prop and Walking Bar. Lastly, if any competitors conquer both stages, they will attempt Stage Four with a cash prize of $1 million at stake and claim the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.
This action-packed series has followed competitors as they have tackled a series of challenging obstacle courses in both city qualifying and city finals rounds across the country. Those that successfully completed the finals course in their designated region moved on to the national finals round in Las Vegas. The winner will take home a grand prize of $1 million. This season the show will make stops in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City and Philadelphia before heading to Las Vegas.
“American Ninja Warrior” is based on the global hit “Sasuke,” from the Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, the original series is now in its 31st season in Japan. To date, only three contestants have completed the Japanese course.