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AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR
Air Date: Monday, August 26, 2013
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on NBC
Episode Title: (#518) "VEGAS FINALS"
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"AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR"

"VEGAS FINALS"

08/26/2013 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Monday) : 'AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR' PRESENTS THE LAS VEGAS FINALS WHERE THE TOP FINALISTS TAKE ON THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE - A FOUR STAGE COURSE MODELED AFTER THE EPIC JAPANESE 'MOUNT MIDORIYAMA'- MATT ISEMAN AND AKBAR GBAJA BIAMILA HOST AND JENN BROWN CO-HOSTS - "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."

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AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (NBC)
Returns Monday, May 26
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/12/09 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 9:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (??? episodes)
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DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, March 2014) Last summer's NBC run of "American Ninja Warrior" averaged a 1.8 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 and 5.6 million viewers overall in "live plus seven day" results from Nielsen Media Research, winning its time period among the Big 4 networks in 18-49 with four of its last five telecasts. On Jan. 13 of this year, a special "USA vs. Japan" edition of "American Ninja Warrior" scored the show's highest adult 18-49 rating (1.9 in "live plus same day") since July 23, 2012 and equaled the series record in men 18-34 (1.8).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Akbar Gbaja Biamila as Host
· Jenn Brown as Host
· Matt Iseman as Host
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Alison Haislip as Correspondent
· Angela Sun as Correspondent
· Jimmy Smith as Host
· Jonny Moseley as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Arthur Smith as EP (Season 2- )
· Craig Piligian as EP (Season 1)
· Holly Wofford as EP (Season 4- )
· Kent Weed as EP (Season 2- )
· Viki Cacciatore as EP (Season 4- )
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· A. Smith & Company Productions
· Lake Paradise Entertainment
· Pilgrim Studios