Well, there’s a first time for everything!
NBC’s popular reality competition American Ninja Warrior is mixing things up this season by bringing in some familiar faces. Nine celebrities stars will brave it out on the challenging obstacle courses by channeling their inner ninjas. The first-ever celebrity edition of the series will air on Thursday, May 25 at 8/7c on NBC as part of the network’s Red Nose Day programming.
So who which stars are joining in on the action? The list includes Stephen Amell (Arrow), Erika Christensen (Parenthood, Wicked City), Mena Suvari (American Pie, American Beauty), Derek Hough (Dancing with the Stars), Today co-host Natalie Morales, Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton, comedian Nikki Glaser, former Yankees player Nick Swisher, and comedian Jeff Dye.
These celebs will be paired with elite ninjas who will serve as the stars’ coaches and personal cheerleaders. Sounds exciting, right?
Who do you think has the best shot of making it to the end? Hit the comments to dish and discuss.