The last two seasons of American Ninja Warrior have been challenging ones for the crew and contestants. Because of COVID-19 protocols, there was no roar of the crowd to fuel the athletes’ motivation, as access to the set was highly restricted to just a limited number of people. But now, in the show’s new season, the audiences are back! ANW co-host Akbar Gbaja-Biamila told us that everybody’s excited to have the show’s shoot return to a sense of normalcy. (Click on the media bar below to hear Akbar Gbaja-Biamila)
American Ninja Warrior airs Mondays at 8/7c on NBC, and episodes start streaming the following day on Peacock.