Pick your top five buzzers from this season (so far)

Elizabeth Morris/NBC Who’s buzzers stick out the most in your mind? American Ninja Warrior’s season 12 has given us three Qualifying episodes so far. Within those three episodes, 30 Ninjas have reached the buzzer. We’ll need to wait one more week (Monday, October 5) to find out how the final group of competitors fair on the course. But while we wait for that exciting moment, we’re taking a look back at who has hit the buzzer so far. We want to know which buzzers have stamped a place in your memory. Which runs are your top five course completions (so […]

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What’s your favorite new obstacle so far this season?

Elizabeth Morris/NBC We’ve seen four new creations! American Ninja Warrior’s fourth and final round of Qualifiers will now air on October 5. It was delayed a week due to the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. That means we have a whole week to wait until we can break down and analyze the new action. So, we’ve got some time to talk! We’ll be spending the next few days gathering your feedback on how the season has progressed to this point. It’s definitely been an interesting season as we’re working with a smaller amount of episodes and a new format. Before we […]

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How to watch American Ninja Warrior: Night four of Qualifiers

Elizabeth Morris/NBC It’s the last Qualifying round for season 12! This is IT for the American Ninja Warrior Qualifiers! Can you believe we’re almost on the verge of moving into the next round of competition? On Monday, September 28, the final batch of Ninja Warriors will take to the course. The goal: Make it to Semi-Finals. Every segment has been packed with talent and the last night is no different. Ninjas like Joe Moravsky, Meagan Martin, Tiana Webberley, Karsten Williams, and Kid Owhadi will return. And, of course, we all know to keep our eyes peeled for those stunning new […]

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Watch former San Francisco Giant Gary Brown hit the course

Elizabeth Morris/NBC He has a World Series ring, but can he get a buzzer? Not all athletic experiences translate well to the American Ninja Warrior course. Just ask the NFL and NBA players who’ve attempted the course in the past with vast degrees of varying success. But one baseball player swung for the fences when he stepped on the course. On the upcoming fourth night of Qualifiers, an MLB player will try his hand at the course, and you can watch it right now! Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Gary Brown took on the course as part of Karsten William’s […]

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Ninja Warrior’s last round of Qualifiers features a slew of veteran competitors

Elizabeth Morris/NBC This is an intense group of Ninjas! On Monday, September 28, American Ninja Warrior launches into its fourth night of Qualifiers. This is the LAST Qualifiers of the season. That means, if a Ninja doesn’t make it tonight, they’re not moving on this season. There’s a lot on the line. Every night to this point has been stacked with talent and this episode will be no different. It’s stuffed to the brim with returning Ninjas who are both inspiring and supremely talented. Honestly, with this much talent in one group, we’re concerned about who will and who will […]

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Thomas Stillings made an emotional, and successful, return to the course

Elizabeth Morris/NBC It’s been a very long year for Thomas and his wife, Zoe. When Thomas Stillings hit the buzzer on American Ninja Warrior, he broke down into sobs. The moment represented so much to the Ninja. After a year away, he return for season 12 on the third night of Qualifiers. His run earned him a place in the Semi-Finals, but it also marked a bright spot in a very long year. “I’ve cried so much today,” Thomas said, as we stepped to the side for a quick interview after his run. .@SaCrewStillings is pushing himself harder than before […]

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R.J. Roman on his fierce Qualifying run: ‘I like to run angry.’

Elizabeth Morris/NBC Don’t get in R.J. Roman’s way! As R.J. Roman stood on the start line for his Qualifying run of American Ninja Warrior season 12, he looked downright pissed off. R.J. glowered at the obstacles. He then launched into his run, tearing apart everything in his path. R.J. wasn’t tempted by the Mega Wall, instead sprinting up the Warped Wall for the fastest time of the night at 1:10.07. It was a return to form for the Ninja who made it to Stage Three in season 11. Before R.J. headed off to the Power Tower to race against second […]

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R.J. Roman and Sean Bryan went for broke on the Power Tower

We loved this face-off! American Ninja Warrior’s third night of Qualifiers culminated in an epic Power Tower face off. Sean Bryan earned the second fastest time of the night with a whip-like run through the course. It was made even more impressive by the fact that it was his return to the course after surgery to address a shoulder injury he sustained during the National Finals in season 11. Then R.J. Roman stepped up to the course and drilled all his pent up aggression into the obstacles, flying through the course to take the top time. This squared up the […]

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American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Design Challenge

David Becker/NBC Your idea could change Ninja Warrior history. American Ninja Warrior is back and that means it’s time for the Obstacle Design Challenge! Your obstacle idea could become the next great Ninja hurdle on the course in season 13. No one knows how to test the Ninjas quite like you, the fans. The Obstacle Design Challenge has altered the course of American Ninja Warrior history over the past few seasons. It’s inspired the Wingnuts, Crank It Up, Deja Vu, and the Double Dipper, just to name a few. Is it your turn to make Ninja Warrior history? Click here […]

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How to watch American Ninja Warrior: Night three of Qualifiers

Elizabeth Morris/NBC Monday, September 21 at 8pm EST/PST. American Ninja Warrior moves to its third Qualifying round. The third night will mark the return of many fan-favorite competitors. Jessie Graff will be back on the course, as will Najee Richardson, Sean Bryan, and Adam Rayl. Like always, it’s a deeply talented pool of Ninjas. But the course is wildly unpredictable. Will all the big name Ninjas be able to advance? Last week, we got a look at the Power Tower in action. Who do you think will top the leaderboard and have a chance to race for their group’s survival? […]

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