An American reality television show, Team Ninja Warrior is an adaptation of an obstacle curse racing sports competition show aired on Esquire network channel and later in 2017 shifted to USA network channel.
The series is a spin-off of American Ninja Warrior and features 24 racing teams of three (two men and one woman) against each of them and also a cash award for the winner. It was first aired on 19th January 2016 and accomplishing 3 seasons over 26 episodes concluded on 18th June 2018.
The series was directed by Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, Matt Iseman, and Alex Curry and was produced by A Smith & Co. Productions. Kent Weed, Arthur Smith, and Brian Richardson are the executive producers of the show.
The series has no special cast and only consists of the host and producers as the cast members and others are the competitors. Alex Curry – journalist and actor is the co-host of the series, Matt Iseman is the host, Evan Dollard, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Michelle Arthur, and Grant McCartney were the host and the cast members of the series Team Ninja Warrior reality television series.
The show was basically portrayed to choose the next Team Ninja Warrior champion by surpassing the hurdles in the mid of the competition.
The series showcased the head-to-head competition or racing among the teams. Here contestants had to crawl, jump, hang, swing, climb, and run to surpass the crazy and amazing obstacles to compete for the next level and to become the Team Ninja Champion.
It has defined the finale against two teams in which one team will be crowned as the winner and will receive the cash prize. The series has its executive producers as the host. Each episode of first-round involves five matches that are the first two seeding round matches, the second two elimination matches and third the championship broadcast race.
When the components reach the dancing stones level, when any one of them fails at any of the obstacles in between loses the race. Apart from American Ninja Warrior, the Team Ninja Warrior has changed the rule of the race by allowing the contestants to touch the water but not to fall completely in it. Even it has discarded the sudden death-matches.
The series has completed 3 seasons with 26 episodes. It has also announced about the premiere of the second season that will also showcase a special college edition season with five episodes and a head-to-head competition of college-aged against rival schools.
Later the series announced the shifting of the series to its sibling cable network named USA television network as the Esquire television network has launched only the online service show.
On 5th October 2017, the series at its third season beginning will be renamed as American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs Ninja.
Even though the series is an adaptation of the American Ninja Warrior show but still it got some changes in the adapted show. The show was the most-watched show or program on the history of the Esquire television network channel.