American Ninja Warrior. The series will hold open tryouts to find the top 10 American competitors from across the country and send them to Japan to tackle Sasuke, the world's most difficult and diabolical obstacle course. The American competitor who completes all four stages of Sasuke in the fastest time will be named the ultimate American Ninja Warrior.
The Semifinals continue in Los Angeles where competing ninjas will face up to 10 challenging obstacles, including new obstacles Over Under and Flipped Around. The two fastest ninjas will face off on the Power Tower for a Safety Pass.
'American Ninja Warrior' Renewed For Season 14 NBC announced today that American Ninja Warrior is coming back for Season 14 - its 11th on the network. The veteran athletic competition has become a summer staple, garnering consistently-solid ratings that fare well against its time slot competition.
Based on the Japanese series 'Sasuke', which is now in its 39th season, American Ninja Warrior began its stateside run in 2009 on the now-defunct cable channel G4 before moving to NBC in 2012.
The show closely mirrors the original Japanese format, featuring athletes from all walks of life taking on a series of extreme obstacle courses in city finals around the country. Those advancing move on to the national finals round in Las Vegas, which features a four-stage course that closely resembles Japan's well-known Mount Midoriyama course.
Season 14 of American Ninja Warrior premieres on Monday, June 6 at 8:00pm.