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[07/27/16 - 11:10 AM]
Dhani Jones, Host of NBC's "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" & Former NFL Star, to Join NBC Olympics as Reporter in Rio
Jones will report at various venues and locations throughout the Games, and will contribute to features on a variety of platforms including The Olympic Zone - a 30-minute nightly show that airs on NBC affiliates.

[07/01/16 - 08:38 AM]
"Greatest Hits" Opens at a 3-Year Summertime Time-Slot High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 30.

[07/01/16 - 08:35 AM]
"Spartan" Grows 25% Week to Week in 18-49, 35% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 30.

[04/01/16 - 10:01 AM]
"The Night Shift" and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" Set June Debuts
Following previews on June 13 and June 20 with "American Ninja Warrior" as its lead-in, "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" will shift to its regular 9:00/8:00c timeslot on Thursday, June 23.

[08/26/15 - 11:31 AM]
Casting Begins for New NBC Competition Series "Spartan Race"
From the producers of "American Ninja Warrior," "Spartan Race" is the ultimate in team competition.







SPARTAN: ULTIMATE TEAM CHALLENGE (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/13/16 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 7/21/16; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, April 2016) NBC has set Wednesday, June 1 (10-11 p.m.) as the premiere date for the third season of its medical drama series "The Night Shift" and Monday, June 13 (10-11 p.m.) as the preview of the highly anticipated new alternative competition series "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge." Following previews on June 13 and June 20 with "American Ninja Warrior" as its lead-in, "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" will shift to its regular 9 p.m. timeslot on Thursday, June 23. Inspired by Spartan Race - the creators of the world's most demanding obstacle course races - "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" raises the bar on team competitions. Groups of friends, families, co-workers and more must work together as they race across specially designed Spartan courses engineered to test their determination, endurance and will. Teams of five will compete on one the most demanding courses ever devised and will have to push through the pain to win $250,000.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Storm as EP
· Arthur Smith as EP
· Kent Weed as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· A. Smith & Company Productions