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[04/07/17 - 11:31 AM]
Apolo Ohno, Kelvin Washington, MJ Acosta and Nick Swisher Set as Announcers for Second Season of NBC's "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge"
Decorated U.S. Winter Olympian Apolo Ohno and ESPN and radio personality Kelvin Washington will deliver the play by play action to audiences as the teams race through the demanding course.

[03/31/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 31
Updates include: NBC revises various summer premieres; Ed Weeks to star in FOX's "LA --> Vegas"; and Wrenn Schmidt cast in Hulu's "The Looming Tower."

[03/17/17 - 11:33 AM]
NBC Sets Summer Schedule of Reality, Comedy and Drama Including "World of Dance," "America's Got Talent" and Primetime "SNL: Weekend Update"
Also due back: "American Ninja Warrior" (June 12), "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" (June 12), "The Wall" (June 22), "Hollywood Game Night" (August 7) and more!

[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:
2 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 7/23/17; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, March 2017) 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 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. In its first season last year, "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" averaged a 1.3 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 and 4.2 million viewers overall and delivered a strong upscale audience, indexing at a 118 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes (with 100 representing an average concentration of those homes).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Apolo Ohno
· Kelvin Washington
· M.J. Acosta
· Nick Swisher
CREW INFORMATION:
· Arthur Smith as EP
· Brady Connell as EP
· Jeffrey Connor as EP
· Joe DeSena as EP
· Kent Weed as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· A. Smith & Company Productions
· Spartan Race