American Ninja Warrior - Episode Guide

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

Las Vegas Finals (4)

Episode: 4x22 | Airdate: Jul 9, 2012

Picking up from last night's episode on G4, top finishers from the NBC regional finals tackle the ultimate challenge - a four stage course modeled after the famed 'Mount Midoriyama' course in Japan. Tonight's competitors take on Stage 1, a punishing 8 obstacle course that includes a Jumping Spider, Half Pipe Attack and Spinning Bridge. Only the competitors skilled enough to conquer all 8 obstacles will move onto Stage 2. Comedian Matt Iseman and Olympic Gold Medalist Jonny Moseley host and Angela Sun ("Yahoo! Sports Minute") reports from the sidelines as the competitors continue in their quest for the $500,000 cash prize and the chance to win the first "American Ninja Warrior" title.

Season 5

Denver Qualifying (1)

Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Jul 21, 2013

Competitors face new obstacles in the highest elevation to date.

Venice Beach Finals (2)

Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Jul 29, 2013

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Venice, California where the top 30 competitors from the Venice Qualifier tackle the Venice Finals course and 4 new obstacles: the infamous Salmon Ladder and never-before-seen obstacles the Rope Maze, The Cliffhanger and the Spider Climb.

Baltimore Finals (2)

Episode: 5x12 | Airdate: Aug 5, 2013

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Baltimore, Maryland for the Baltimore Finals course, where competitors tackle ten obstacles including the Rumbling Dice and Body Prop. The Baltimore competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior.".

Miami Finals (2)

Episode: 5x14 | Airdate: Aug 12, 2013

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Miami, Florida where the top 30 competitors from the Miami Qualifier tackle the Miami Finals course and 2 new obstacles: the Ledge Jump and the Rolling Steel. The Miami competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals and to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior.".

Denver Finals (2)

Episode: 5x16 | Airdate: Aug 19, 2013

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Denver, Colorado where the top 30 competitors from the Denver Qualifier tackle the Denver Finals course and 2 new obstacles: the Floating Stairs and the Pole Grasper. The Denver competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals and to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior.".

Vegas Finals (2)

Episode: 5x18 | Airdate: Aug 26, 2013

"American Ninja Warrior" travels to Las Vegas, Nevada where the top finishers from the regional finals tackle the ultimate challenge - a four stage course modeled after 'Mount Midoriyama' in Japan. Competitors will attempt Stage 1 which includes three brand new obstacles: the Giant Cycle, Rope Glider, and the Timbers. The finalists will vie to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior.".

Finals

Episode: 5x21 | Airdate: Sep 16, 2013

Season 6

Dallas Qualifying

Episode: 6x02 | Airdate: Jun 2, 2014

"American Ninja Warrior" travels to Dallas, Texas where competitors tackle ten obstacles including the brand new Tilting Table, Ring Toss and Swinging Frames. Olympic gymnast Johnny Horton and Olympic bobsledder Johnny Quinn will compete along with "American Ninja Warrior" veteran Brent Steffenson. Kacy Catanzaro, girlfriend of Steffenson, returns as one of the strongest women in the competition. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

St. Louis Qualifying

Episode: 6x03 | Airdate: Jun 9, 2014

- "American Ninja Warrior" travels to St. Louis, Missouri where competitors face new obstacles the Rope Junction Into Cargo, Double Tilted Ladder and Crazy Cliffhanger. X-Games gold medalist Kevin Robinson, motorcycle racer Dominic Anderson and "Ghost Adventures" host Nick Groff compete. Former Olympic gymnast turned police officer, Terin Humphrey, returns for another shot at completing the course. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Miami Qualifying

Episode: 6x04 | Airdate: Jun 16, 2014

Miami, Florida is the next stop for competitors to give it their all on the obstacle course. They will face all new obstacles the Dancing Stones, the Downhill Pipe Drop and the Mine Field. Miami is never short of fierce competition. Former Las Vegas Finalists Joyce Shahboz, Drew Drechsel and David "Flip" Rodriguez return. Wakeboard champions Rusty Malinoski and Shaun Murray compete as well as former professional Baseball player Rich Thompson. Two Olympians will attempt the Miami obstacles, Canoeist Fabien Lafevre and luger Preston Griffall. Competitors will vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Denver Qualifying

Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: Jun 23, 2014

The qualifying rounds conclude in Denver, Colorado where competitors tackle two never before seen obstacles, the Cat Grab and Doorknob Grasper. This round will be the last opportunity to qualify for the finals in Las Vegas and a shot at winning the cash prize of $500,000. The show's most notable competitor, Brian Arnold, returns to the course. MMA fighter Michelle Waterson competes along with Harlem Globetrotter Bull Bullard and BMX champion Morgan Wade. Also tackling the course is Drew Manning, author of the New York Times best seller "Fit2Fat2Fit." Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series will vie for the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Dallas Finals

Episode: 6x07 | Airdate: Jul 14, 2014

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Dallas, Texas where the top 30 competitors from the Dallas Qualifier tackle the Dallas Finals course. They will face the Salmon Ladder, Swinging Frames, Pole Grasper and Spider Climb. The Dallas competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

St. Louis Finals

Episode: 6x08 | Airdate: Jul 21, 2014

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to St. Louis, Missouri where the top 30 competitors from the St. Louis Qualifier tackle the St. Louis Finals course. They will face the Salmon Ladder, Rumbling Dice, Crazy Cliffhanger and Spider Climb. The St. Louis competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Denver Finals

Episode: 6x10 | Airdate: Aug 4, 2014

The top qualifiers in Denver now face the final course, hoping to punch their tickets to the finals in Las Vegas.

Best Runs of the Season

Episode: 6x11 | Airdate: Aug 11, 2014

American Ninja Warrior recaps the best runs of the season.

National Finals in Vegas (1)

Episode: 6x12 | Airdate: Aug 18, 2014

"American Ninja Warrior" travels to Las Vegas, Nevada where the top finishers from the regional finals tackle the ultimate challenge - a four stage course modeled after 'Mount Midoriyama' in Japan. Competitors will attempt Stage One, with new obstacles the Piston Road and Silk Slider. The finalists will vie to win a cash prize of $500,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Season 7

Kansas City Qualifying

Episode: 7x02 | Airdate: Jun 1, 2015

"American Ninja Warrior" travels to Kansas City, Missouri where competitors face new obstacles the Big Dipper, Floating tiles and Stretch Hold. "American Ninja Warrior" veteran, and first woman ever to complete the Jumping Spider in last season's National Finals, Meagan Martin returns, while Brian Arnold and the Denver rock climbing team dubbed the "Wolfpack" will also be making a comeback. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Houston Qualifying

Episode: 7x03 | Airdate: Jun 8, 2015

"American Ninja Warrior" travels to Houston, Texas where competitors tackle six obstacles including the brand new Tilting Slider, Cargo Crossing and The Swinging Spikes. "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Brent Steffensen and Sam Sann return along with season six breakout star and fan-favorite Kacy Catanzaro. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Orlando Qualifying

Episode: 7x04 | Airdate: Jun 22, 2015

Orlando, Florida is the next stop for competitors to give it their all on the "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course, this time from the grounds of the Universal Orlando Resort. There they will face several new obstacles, including the Paddle Boards and Tire Swing. Veteran competitors, including pro-wakeboarder Sean Murray, William "Spartan" Brown and rivals Flip Rodriguez & Drew Dreschel, return. Competitors will vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Pittsburgh Qualifying

Episode: 7x05 | Airdate: Jun 29, 2015

A qualifying round in Pittsburgh features the Snake Crossing and Wind Chimes obstacles.

Military Qualifying

Episode: 7x06 | Airdate: Jul 6, 2015

The qualifying rounds continue with a very special all-military cast competing on the pier in San Pedro, California in front of the historic battleship USS Iowa. Competitors, including both active duty and retired military members, will tackle the six stage city qualifying course featuring two never-before-seen obstacles - the Log Runner and the challenging I-Beam Cross. Former Army National Guard Caption and six-time "American Ninja Warrior" veteran Ryan Stratis and active Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade Dustin McKinney return for another shot at the course. This round will be the last of the city qualifying rounds before the show heads to the city finals rounds. Contestants in this competition series will vie for a grand prize of $1,000.000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Venice Finals

Episode: 7x07 | Airdate: Jul 13, 2015

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Venice, California where the top 30 competitors from the Venice Qualifier tackle the Venice Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the Venice Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Rumbling Dice, Clear Climb and Invisible Ladder. Top competitors Kevin Bull, Nicholas Coolridge and Jessie Graff will take on the course. The Venice competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Kansas City Finals

Episode: 7x08 | Airdate: Jul 20, 2015

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Kansas City, Missouri where the top 30 competitors from the Kansas City Qualifier tackle the Kansas City Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the Kansas City Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Flying Shelf Grab, Body Prop and Invisible Ladder. Top competitors and fan-favorites Meagan Martin, Brian Arnold and Michael Stanger will take on the course. The Kansas City competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Houston Finals

Episode: 7x09 | Airdate: Jul 27, 2015

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Houston, Texas where the top 30 competitors from the Houston Qualifier tackle the Houston Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the Houston Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Walking Bar, Crazy Cliffhanger and Invisible Ladder. Top competitors and fan-favorites Brent Steffensen, Sam Sann and Daniel Gil will take on the course. The Houston competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Orlando Finals

Episode: 7x10 | Airdate: Aug 3, 2015

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Orlando, Florida's Universal Orlando Resort where the top 30 competitors from the Orlando Qualifier tackle the Orlando Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the Orlando Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Cannonball Alley, Helix Hang and Invisible Ladder. Top competitors Flip Rodriguez, Drew Dreschel and Shaun Murray will take on the course. The Orlando competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

Pittsburgh Finals

Episode: 7x11 | Airdate: Aug 10, 2015

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where the top 30 competitors from the Pittsburgh Qualifier tackle the Pittsburgh Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the Pittsburgh Qualifier, contestants will face Salmon Ladder, Floating Monkey Bars, Door Knob Arch and Invisible Ladder. Top competitors Elet Hall, Michael Bernardo, Joe Moravsky and Michelle Warnky will take on the course. The Pittsburgh competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Military Finals

Episode: 7x12 | Airdate: Aug 17, 2015

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to San Pedro, California where the top 30 competitors from the Military Qualifier tackle the Military Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the Military Qualifier, contestants will face Salmon Ladder, Arm Rings, Doorknob Arch and Spider Climb. Top competitors Army National Guard Caption Ryan Stratis, active Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade Dustin McKinney and Coast Guard Aviation Survival Technician Robin Pietschmann will take on the course. The Military competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Best Runs of 2015

Episode: 7x13 | Airdate: Aug 24, 2015

Re-live the best moments from the season so far during this original, jam-packed special chronicling the best runs of this season. Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

Vegas Finals (1)

Episode: 7x14 | Airdate: Aug 31, 2015

The city finalists make their way to Las Vegas and tackle stage 1 of the infamous Mount Midoriyama.

Vegas Finals (2)

Episode: 7x15 | Airdate: Sep 7, 2015

The remaining city finishers take on the first stage of the Las Vegas finals, hoping to make their way up the infamous Mount Midoriyama.

Vegas Finals (3)

Episode: 7x16 | Airdate: Sep 14, 2015

The 38 finalists who made it past Stage 1 in Las Vegas take their turn on the next stages to see if one will become the first to defeat Mount Midoriyama and take home the million dollar prize.

Season 8

Los Angeles Qualifier

Episode: 8x01 | Airdate: Jun 1, 2016

Los Angeles Qualifier

The heart-racing obstacle course competition series "American Ninja Warrior" premieres for its eighth season this summer. The action-packed series follows competitors as they tackle the world's most difficult obstacle courses in qualifying and finals rounds across the country. Those that successfully complete the courses in each city will move onto the national finals round in Las Vegas and compete for a $1,000,000 prize. Four of the six obstacles on the Los Angeles course will be new to "American Ninja Warrior." For the first time, competitors will face the Floating Steps, Tic Toc, Escalator and Ring Jump. Veteran Ninjas Kevin Bull, Jessie Graff and Grant McCartney return for another shot at completing the course. Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila return as hosts as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

Atlanta Qualifier

Episode: 8x02 | Airdate: Jun 8, 2016

Atlanta Qualifier

"American Ninja Warrior" travels to Atlanta, Georgia where competitors tackle six obstacles, including the brand new Floating Steps, Block Run and Pipe Fitter. "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Drew Drechsel and Neil "Crazy" Craver return, along with seven-time competitor Travis Rosen. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

Indianapolis Qualifier

Episode: 8x03 | Airdate: Jun 13, 2016

Indianapolis Qualifier

"American Ninja Warrior" travels to Indianapolis, Indiana where competitors tackle six obstacles including the brand new Floating Steps, Fly Wheels and Disk Runner. "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Meagan Martin and Brian Arnold, from the famed Colorado rock climbing team "The Wolfpack," return, while Indianapolis 500 Champion Hélio Castroneves and NASCAR's Ricky Stenhouse Jr. take on the course for the first time. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Oklahoma City Qualifier

Episode: 8x04 | Airdate: Jun 20, 2016

Oklahoma City Qualifier

Oklahoma is the next stop for competitors to give it their all on the "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course. Competitors will face several new obstacles, including the Floating Steps, Ring Swing and Rock 'n' Roll. "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Daniel Gil, Lance Pekus, Brent Steffensen and fan-favorite Kacy Catanzaro return, while American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Mitch Gaylord takes on the course for the first time. Competitors will vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Philadelphia Qualifier

Episode: 8x05 | Airdate: Jun 27, 2016

Philadelphia Qualifier

Competitors in Philadephia take on obstacles, including Wall Drop and Rolling Thunder.

Los Angeles Finals

Episode: 8x06 | Airdate: Jul 11, 2016

Los Angeles Finals

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Universal Studios' "New York Street" where the top 30 competitors from the Los Angeles Qualifier tackle the City Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the City Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, The Wedge, Helix Hang and Invisible Ladder. Top competitors Kevin Bull, Grant McCartney and Jessie Graff will take on the course. Competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Atlanta Finals

Episode: 8x07 | Airdate: Jul 18, 2016

Atlanta Finals

"American Ninja Warrior" returns to Atlanta, Georgia where the top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier tackle an even more challenging course that includes ten obstacles in the City Finals. In addition to the six already difficult obstacles from the Atlanta Qualifier, contestants will also face the Salmon Ladder, Floating Monkey Bars, The Clacker and Invisible Ladder. Top competitors Neil "Crazy" Craver, Drew Dreschel and Travis Rosen will take on the course. The competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila hosts as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

Indianapolis Finals

Episode: 8x08 | Airdate: Jul 25, 2016

Indianapolis Finals

American Ninja Warrior travels back to Indianapolis, Indiana where the top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier tackle an even more challenging course that includes ten obstacles in the City Finals. In addition to the six already difficult obstacles from the Indianapolis Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Hourglass Drop, Circuit Board and Invisible Ladder. Top ninjas Meagan Martin and Brian Arnold, from the famed Colorado rock climbing team "The Wolfpack," will take on the course. The competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finales, to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Oklahoma City Finals

Episode: 8x09 | Airdate: Aug 1, 2016

Oklahoma City Finals

"American Ninja Warrior returns to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where the top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier tackle an even more challenging course that includes ten obstacles in the City Finals. In addition to the six already difficult obstacles from the Oklahoma City Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Bungee Road, Pinch Grab and Invisible Ladder. Top ninjas Daniel Gil, Lance Pekus and Brent Steffensen will take on the course. The competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Philadelphia Finals

Episode: 8x10 | Airdate: Aug 22, 2016

Philadelphia Finals

American Ninja Warrior" returns to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where the top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier tackle an even more challenging course that includes ten obstacles in the City Finals. For the first time in "American Ninja Warrior" history, four women will compete in the Philadelphia Finals. Top female ninjas Michelle Warnky, Rachael Goldstein, Jesse La Breck and Alyssa Beird will take on the course, along with fan-favorites Geoff Britten, Joe Moravsky, Jamie Rahn and Ryan Stratis. In addition to the six already difficult obstacles from the Philadelphia Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Flying Shelf Grab, Pipe Pyramid and Invisible Ladder. The competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas Finals, to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

National Finals Week 1

Episode: 8x11 | Airdate: Aug 29, 2016

National Finals Week 1

The top competitors from the city finals face a four-stage course with new obstacles, including the Snake Run, Giant Log Grip, Broken Bridge, and Flying Squirrel.

National Finals Week 2

Episode: 8x12 | Airdate: Sep 5, 2016

National Finals Week 2

The "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals continues from Las Vegas, Nevada where the top competitors from the City Finals tackle the four-stage course. The remaining competitors will take on Stage One with four new obstacles Snake Run, Giant Log Grip, Broken Bridge and Flying Squirrel. The finalists compete to win a cash prize of $1 million and the coveted title of "American Ninja Warrior."

National Finals Week 3

Episode: 8x13 | Airdate: Sep 12, 2016

National Finals Week 3

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."

Season 9

Los Angeles Qualifiers

Episode: 9x01 | Airdate: Jun 12, 2017

Los Angeles Qualifiers

The heart-racing obstacle course competition series "American Ninja Warrior" premieres its ninth season this summer. The action-packed series follows competitors as they tackle the world's most difficult obstacle courses in qualifying and finals rounds across the country. Those that successfully complete the courses in each city will move onto the national finals round in Las Vegas and compete for a $1,000,000 prize. In the first Qualifying Round from Los Angeles competitors must tackle six obstacles, including Cannonball Drop and Battering Ram, which are new this season. "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Kevin Bull and Grant McCartney return for another shot at completing the course.

San Antonio Qualifiers

Episode: 9x02 | Airdate: Jun 19, 2017

San Antonio Qualifiers

Top ninjas, including crowd favorites Kacy Catanzaro, Brent Steffensen, and Daniel Gill, compete in San Antonio to see who will be making it to the city finals.

Daytona Beach Qualifiers

Episode: 9x03 | Airdate: Jun 26, 2017

Daytona Beach Qualifiers

Drew Drechsel, Jessie Graff, JJ Woods, Kevin Carbon, John Looby and more run to qualify in Daytona Beach.

Kansas City Qualifiers

Episode: 9x04 | Airdate: Jul 3, 2017

Kansas City Qualifiers

Kansas City, Missouri is the next stop for competitors to give it their all on the "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course. Competitors face six challenging obstacles in the city qualifier, including three new obstacles: Hang Glider, Broken Pipes and Crank It Up. "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Lance Pekus, Brandon Mears and Dan Polizzi return, while Olympic decathlete Jeremy Taiwo takes on the course for the first time. Competitors will vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Cleveland Qualifiers

Episode: 9x05 | Airdate: Jul 10, 2017

Cleveland Qualifiers

Ohio hosts the next qualifying round where competitors tackle two new obstacles: Razor's Edge and I-Beam Gap. Ninjas will compete to qualify for the finals in Las Vegas and a shot at winning the grand prize of $1,000,000. Cleveland also features the return of last season's "fantastic four" women - Alyssa Beird, Rachel Goldstein, Jesse "Flex" Labreck and Michelle Warnky, as well as "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Jon Alexis Jr., Mike Bernardo, Joe Moravsky and Jamie Rahn. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for the title "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host with Kristine Leahy as co-host.

Denver Qualifiers

Episode: 9x06 | Airdate: Jul 17, 2017

Denver Qualifiers

The Mile High City hosts the final qualifying round where competitors tackle three challenging new obstacles: Bouncing Spider, Rail Runner and Ninjago Roll. Ninjas will compete to qualify for the finals in Las Vegas and a shot at winning the grand prize of $1,000,000. Denver features the return of "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Jake Murray, Sam Sann, Meagan Martin and Brian Arnold. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for the title "American Ninja Warrior."

Los Angeles Finals

Episode: 9x07 | Airdate: Jul 24, 2017

Los Angeles Finals

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Universal Studios' "New York Street" where the top 30 competitors from the Los Angeles Qualifier tackle the City Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the City Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Stair Hopper, and 2 challenging new obstacles: Swinging Peg Board and Elevator Climb. Top competitors Kevin Bull, Grant McCartney and Flip Rodriguez will take on the course. Competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila hosts as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

San Antonio Finals

Episode: 9x08 | Airdate: Jul 31, 2017

San Antonio Finals

American Ninja Warrior travels back to San Antonio, Texas where the top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier tackle the City Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the qualifying round, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Hourglass Drop, Elevator Climb and brand new obstacle Spinball Wizard. Veteran ninjas Kacy Catanzaro, Daniel Gil and Brent Steffensen return. Competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of American Ninja Warrior.

Daytona Beach City Finals

Episode: 9x09 | Airdate: Aug 7, 2017

Daytona Beach City Finals

"American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Daytona Beach, Florida where the top competitors from the City Qualifier tackle an even more challenging course that includes ten obstacles in the City Finals. In addition to the six qualifier obstacles, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Circuit Board, Elevator Climb and new obstacle Giant Cubes. Top ninjas Jessie Graff, Drew Drechsel and Travis Rosen will take on the course. The competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host, with Kristine Leahy as co-host.

Cleveland City Finals

Episode: 9x10 | Airdate: Aug 14, 2017

Cleveland City Finals

As the season continues, the competition returns to Cleveland, Ohio for the city finals. The top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier compete on one of the the world's most challenging obstacle courses. Returning Ninjas include: Alyssa Beird, Jesse "Flex" Labreck, Michelle Warnky, as well as "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Jon Alexis Jr., Mike Bernardo, Joe Moravsky and Jamie Rahn. Competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila hosts as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

Kansas City City Finals

Episode: 9x11 | Airdate: Aug 21, 2017

Kansas City City Finals

The competition returns to Kansas City, Missouri for the city finals. The top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier compete on one of the world's most challenging obstacle courses. Returning Ninjas include: Lance Pekus, Brandon Mears and Dan Polizzi. Competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the national finals in September, to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of American Ninja Warrior.

Denver City Finals

Episode: 9x12 | Airdate: Aug 28, 2017

Denver City Finals

The Mile High City hosts the final stop before the competition heads to the national finals in Las Vegas. The top competitors from the Denver City Qualifier compete on one of the world's most challenging obstacle courses. Returning Ninjas include: Meagan Martin, Ian Dory and Sam San. Competitors will vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Las Vegas - Finals Night 1

Episode: 9x13 | Airdate: Sep 4, 2017

Las Vegas - Finals Night 1

"American Ninja Warrior" arrives in Las Vegas, Nevada where the season's top competitors tackle a four-stage course. Ninja veterans Lance Pekus, Allyssa Beird, Joe Moravsky and Jesse "Flex" LaBreck are scheduled to compete. The finalists will vie to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

Las Vegas - Finals Night 2

Episode: 9x14 | Airdate: Sep 11, 2017

Las Vegas - Finals Night 2

The "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals continue in Las Vegas, Nevada where the season's top competitors tackle a four-stage course. Ninja veterans Kacy Catanzaro, Jessie Graff, Najee Richardson and Sean Bryan are scheduled to compete. The finalists vie to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

Las Vegas - Season Finale

Episode: 9x15 | Airdate: Sep 18, 2017

Las Vegas - Season Finale

It's the final night of the "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals, where the season's best Ninjas tackle the last stages of 'Mount Midoriyama'. Competitors who conquered Stage One move on to Stage Two, in hopes of advancing to Stages Three and Four. The finalists vie to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

Season 10

Dallas City Qualifiers

Episode: 10x01 | Airdate: May 30, 2018

Dallas City Qualifiers

The new season kicks off with some big changes, including a lower age limit and an 18-foot Mega Warped Wall, as veterans Daniel Gil, Barclay Stockett, Brent Steffensen, Jon Stewart and more join newcomers to take on the qualifying course in Dallas.

Los Angeles City Qualifiers

Episode: 10x02 | Airdate: Jun 6, 2018

Los Angeles City Qualifiers

Flip Rodriguez, Grant McCartney, Zhanique Lovett, Tiana Webberley, Kevin Bull and more run to qualify in Los Angeles on a ferocious Jurassic World-themed course.

Miami City Qualifiers

Episode: 10x03 | Airdate: Jun 13, 2018

Miami City Qualifiers

Drew Drechsel, Jessie Graff, Ryan Stratis, Jessica Clayton, Gabe Stewart and more take on the Razor's Edge, Ring Turn and other daunting obstacles as they run to qualify in Miami.

Indianapolis City Qualifiers

Episode: 10x04 | Airdate: Jun 18, 2018

Indianapolis City Qualifiers

Season 7 champion Isaac Caldiero returns to the competition and joins Jesse Labreck, Travis Rosen, Scott Dixon, Kendall Coyne and more as they run to qualify in Indianapolis.

Philadelphia City Qualifiers

Episode: 10x05 | Airdate: Jun 25, 2018

Philadelphia City Qualifiers

"American Ninja Warrior" travels to Philadelphia where it takes over the Richmond Power Plant for the next City Qualifying round. Competitors will face six obstacles including two brand new challenges - "Spinning Bow Ties" and "Lightning Bolts." Ninja veterans Najee Richardson, Michelle Warnky, Allyssa Beird and Chris Wilczewski return to the competition and compete alongside former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant.

Minneapolis City Qualifiers

Episode: 10x06 | Airdate: Jul 9, 2018

Minneapolis City Qualifiers

A qualifying round in Minneapolis. Competitors take on six obstacles, including "Double Twister" and "Diamond Dash." Nina veterans making their return include: Meagan Martin, Joe Moravsky, Lance Pekus, Maggi Thorne and Sarah Schoback.

Los Angeles City Finals

Episode: 10x07 | Airdate: Jul 16, 2018

Los Angeles City Finals

Sean Bryan, Flip Rodriguez, Tiana Webberley, Grant McCartney, Kevin Bull and more return for the Los Angeles City Finals and a chance to qualify for Vegas.

Dallas City Finals

Episode: 10x08 | Airdate: Jul 23, 2018

Dallas City Finals

Daniel Gil, Barclay Stockett, Brent Steffensen, Abel Gonzalez and Kid Owhadi run in the Dallas City Finals for a chance to qualify for Vegas.

Miami City Finals

Episode: 10x09 | Airdate: Jul 30, 2018

Miami City Finals

The Miami City Finals feature the top 30 competitors from the qualifying round facing such obstacles as the "Crazy Clocks."

Indianapolis City Finals

Episode: 10x10 | Airdate: Aug 6, 2018

Indianapolis City Finals

New obstacles include the Wheel Flip and the Spin Hopper; Season 7 champion Isaac Caldiero returns.

Philadelphia City Finals

Episode: 10x11 | Airdate: Aug 13, 2018

Philadelphia City Finals

The top 30 competitors from the qualifying round face the new obstacle called Captain's Wheel.

Minneapolis City Finals

Episode: 10x12 | Airdate: Aug 20, 2018

Minneapolis City Finals

Meagan Martin, Joe Moravsky, Jake Murray, Lance Pekus and more take on the finals course in Minneapolis for a chance to qualify for Vegas.

Las Vegas - Finals Night 1

Episode: 10x13 | Airdate: Aug 27, 2018

Las Vegas - Finals Night 1

The top ninjas in the country face a daunting series of obstacles, including the Propeller Bar and Jumping Spider, as they tackle Stage 1 of the National Finals in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas - Finals Night 2

Episode: 10x14 | Airdate: Sep 3, 2018

Las Vegas - Finals Night 2

The National Finals in Las Vegas continue as ninja superstars, including Drew Drechsel, Barclay Stockett, Najee Richardson, Nicholas Coolridge, Jake Murray, Ryan Stratis, Meagan Martin and more, tackle Stage 1.

Las Vegas Season Finale

Episode: 10x15 | Airdate: Sep 10, 2018

Las Vegas Season Finale

It's the last night of the "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals, where the season's best Ninjas tackle the toughest obstacle course in the world. Competitors who conquered stage one move on to stage two, in hopes of advancing to stages three and four.

Specials

ANW: Best of Southwest

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Feb 2, 2013

Top finishers from the preliminary rounds take on a challenging obstacle course to compete for the chance to move onto the finals round in Las Vegas and the chance to win $500,000. Competitors range from trained athletes to everyday Americans including schoolteachers, police officers, moms and even granddads.

ANW: Best of Northeast

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Feb 9, 2013

." Top finishers from the preliminary rounds take on a challenging obstacle course to compete for the chance to move onto the finals round in Las Vegas and the chance to win $500,000. Competitors range from trained athletes to everyday Americans including schoolteachers, police officers, moms and even granddads.

ANW: Best of Southeast

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Feb 16, 2013

Top finishers from the preliminary rounds take on a challenging obstacle course to compete for the chance to move onto the finals round in Las Vegas and the chance to win $500,000. Competitors range from trained athletes to everyday Americans including schoolteachers, police officers, moms and even granddads.

Episode 412a

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Feb 23, 2013

Comedian Matt Iseman hosts the heart-racing obstacle course competition series "American Ninja Warrior." Top finishers from the preliminary rounds take on a challenging obstacle course to compete for the chance to move onto the finals round in Las Vegas and the chance to win $500,000. Competitors range from trained athletes to everyday Americans including schoolteachers, police officers, moms and even granddads.

Episode 415a

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Mar 2, 2013

Comedian Matt Iseman hosts the heart-racing obstacle course competition series "American Ninja Warrior." Top finishers from the preliminary rounds take on a challenging obstacle course to compete for the chance to move onto the finals round in Las Vegas and the chance to win $500,000. Competitors range from trained athletes to everyday Americans including schoolteachers, police officers, moms and even granddads.

Episode 418a

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Mar 9, 2013

Comedian Matt Iseman hosts the heart-racing obstacle course competition series "American Ninja Warrior." Top finishers from the preliminary rounds take on a challenging obstacle course to compete for the chance to move onto the finals round in Las Vegas and the chance to win $500,000. Competitors range from trained athletes to everyday Americans including schoolteachers, police officers, moms and even granddads.

Episode 421a

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Mar 16, 2013

Top finishers from the regional rounds advance to the final "Las Vegas" round, which featured the ultimate challenge - a stunning four-stage obstacle course modeled after the famed "Mount Midoriyama" in Japan. Matt Iseman hosts the heart-racing competition show in which competitors take on various "finals round" stages as they vie to move onto the final stage 4 in their quest for a $500,000 cash prize and the title of American Ninja Warrior.

Episode 424a

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Mar 23, 2013

Top finishers from the regional rounds advance to the final "Las Vegas" round, which featured the ultimate challenge - a stunning four-stage obstacle course modeled after the famed "Mount Midoriyama" in Japan. Matt Iseman hosts the heart-racing competition show in which competitors take on various "finals round" stages as they vie to move onto the final stage 4 in their quest for a $500,000 cash prize and the title of American Ninja Warrior.

USA vs. Japan

Episode: S05 Special | Airdate: Jan 13, 2014

Five top American competitors from "American Ninja Warrior" will compete against five of the most accomplished Japanese contenders from "Sasuke" in a high stakes battle for international dominance. Representing Team USA are Brian Arnold, Paul Kasemir, James McGrath, Travis Rosen and Brent Steffensen, who will compete against Team Japan's Kazuma Asa, Hitoshi Kanno, Ryo Matachi, Shingo Yamamoto and two-time "Sasuke" Grand Champion Yuji Urushihara. Contestants will tackle all four stages of the Las Vegas "finals" course in a new head-to-head format that pits members from each team against one another. In the end, the championship trophy and international bragging rights will go to the victors in this inaugural USA vs. Japan contest. Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja Biamila host and Jenn Brown co-hosts.

USA vs. the World (1)

Episode: S06 Special | Airdate: Sep 15, 2014

NBC will present its second annual "American Ninja Warrior" international competition with a three-hour special, "USA vs. the World." Five of the top competitors from "American Ninja Warrior" will go head-to-head against competitors from Japan and from Europe in a high-stakes competition on the show's famed four-stage finals course.

USA vs. the World (3)

Episode: S08 Special | Airdate: Jan 31, 2016

The top five American ninjas face off against the top ninjas from Europe and Japan in Las Vegas to see who can claim the title of the top ninjas of the World.

All Stars

Episode: S08 Special | Airdate: May 29, 2016

AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR' DEBUTS FIRST-EVER ALL-STAR WEEKEND SPECIAL, FEATURING SUPERSIZED OBSTACLES AND 'TEAM MATT' VS. 'TEAM AKBAR' SHOWDOWN-After a history-making seventh season, "American Ninja Warrior" celebrates with its first-ever All-Star special edition. Hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila have each selected their own teams comprised of five competitors, including one rookie and one female competitor. The teams will go head-to-head for bragging rights and the championship trophy. The show features five "supersized" skills and obstacles competitions-a giant peg board, a 40-foot Salmon Ladder, the Flying Shelf Grab, Jump Hang and the "Mega Wall." Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

Father's Day Special on ESQUIRE TV

Episode: S08 Special | Airdate: Jun 19, 2016

Highlights from previous seasons feature the stories of fathers and sons and their remarkable efforts to conquer the challenging course.

All Stars

Episode: S09 Special | Airdate: Feb 20, 2017

All Stars

"American Ninja Warrior" celebrates the upcoming season with its second annual "American Ninja Warrior All-Stars" two-hour special. Hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila along with co-host Kristine Leahy have each selected their dream teams, which will go head-to head on some of the show's most popular obstacles. Each of the teams is comprised of three competitors including Las Vegas finalists Jessie Graff, Grant McCartney, and Chris Wilczewski. The teams will go head-to-head for bragging rights and the championship trophy. This nail-biting special episode also features five "supersized" skills and obstacles competitions, including a breathtaking Endless Invisible Climb and a Super Salmon Ladder.

Celebrity Ninja Warrior

Episode: S09 Special | Airdate: May 25, 2017

Celebrity Ninja Warrior

Nine celebrities pair off with elite ninjas who help them prepare mentally and physically for the obstacle course.

USA vs. the World (4)

Episode: S09 Special | Airdate: Jun 4, 2017

USA vs. the World (4)

Teams from North America, Latin America and Europe travel to Las Vegas where they tackle the punishing finals course; competitors include Brian Arnold, Drew Drechsel, Daniel Gil, Jessie Graff, Josh Levin and Jake Murray.

USA vs. the World (5)

Episode: S10 Special | Airdate: Mar 11, 2018

USA vs. the World (5)

Only two weeks following the conclusion of the Winter Olympics, this special will once again bring athletes from around the globe together for intense competition. Four teams from North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia will battle on the tough, four-stage national finals course featured in "American Ninja Warrior."

Team USA features impressive veteran ninjas Drew Drechsel and "The Weatherman" Joe Moravsky. A speedy competitor, Drechsel has qualified for the finals in Las Vegas five times and made it to Stage 3 two times. Five-time competitor Moravsky has made it to Stage 3 on the Las Vegas finals course three times, more than any other athlete in the competition. Also joining Team USA this year are former nationally ranked gymnast and head coach/trainer Najee "The Phoenix" Richardson and Sean Bryan, the "Papal Ninja." Bryan is also a former competitive gymnast and NCAA athlete who enjoyed a breakout season on "American Ninja Warrior" this past summer.

Contestants will tackle "American Ninja Warrior's" punishing Las Vegas finals course in a head-to-head format that pits members from each team against one another.

All-Stars

Episode: S10 Special | Airdate: May 17, 2018

All-Stars

The best ninjas compete to see who is the best on the different obstacles that appear on on the American Ninja Warrior course.

Red Nose Day: Celebrity Ninja Warrior

Episode: S10 Special | Airdate: May 24, 2018

Red Nose Day: Celebrity Ninja Warrior

Akbar Gbajabiamila takes on the Ninja Warrior course for the first time along with Derek Hough, NE-YO, Nikki Bella, Colton Dunn, Scott Evans, Gregg Sulkin and Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin in support of Red Nose Day.