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[07/03/12 - 12:27 PM]
The Stage Has Been Set and the Top 100 Competitors from Around the Nation Have Been Selected as G4 and NBC Premiere the First-Ever "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals
The finals begins this Sunday, July 8 on G4 before shifting to NBC on Monday, July 9.

[via press release from G4]

THE STAGE HAS BEEN SET AND THE TOP 100 COMPETITORS FROM AROUND THE NATION HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS G4 AND NBC PREMIERE THE FIRST-EVER "AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR" NATIONAL FINALS

After thousands of submissions, hundreds of hopeful competitors, and countless disastrous falls, G4 and NBC have found the top 100 athletes from around the nation who are worthy enough to take on the historic Mt. Midoryama obstacle course in Las Vegas, Nevada for a shot at a $500,000 prize. From schoolteachers to firemen to lawyers to social workers, hundreds of the strongest, fittest, nimblest Ninja hopefuls from throughout the nation flocked to six regional competitions this spring to determine the top 15 from each region who would have the right to head the Las Vegas for the first ever exclusive-stateside national final.

The infamous final four-stage obstacle course located near the Las Vegas strip is modeled after the original "insurmountable" course in Japan and presents the same near-impossible challenges. A staggering 2,700 competitors have attempted the original course in Japan with only three being able to achieve 'total victory' and complete all four stages. So far, no American has done it.

It's not too late to see what 44.1 million Total Unique Viewers across both NBC and G4 have watched when the national finals for American Ninja Warrior start Sunday, July 8 at 9pm ET/PT on G4 before shifting to NBC on Monday, July 9 at 9pm ET/PT. NBC will continue the finals coverage on Monday, July 16 at 9pm ET/PT before the epic two-hour conclusion, Monday, July 23 at 9pm ET/PT.





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[07/30/15 - 04:15 PM]
FOX Drops "Knock Knock Live" in Favor of Comedy Repeats
Look for second runs of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "The Last Man on Earth" to fill the Tuesday, 9:00/8:00c hour going forward.

[07/30/15 - 03:22 PM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" to Return for Fourth and Final Season in Jan. 2016, Exclusively on Cinemax
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[07/30/15 - 03:21 PM]
First Season of Emmy(R)-Nominated Cinemax Series "The Knick," Directed by Steven Soderbergh and Starring Clive Owen, To Have a Ten-Week Special Presentation on HBO Digital Platforms, Including HBO NOW, Starting Aug. 14
In addition, HBO2 will present a marathon of the entire ten-episode first season on Saturday, Oct. 10, starting at noon (ET/PT).

[07/30/15 - 03:20 PM]
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Directed by Chris Rock and taped May 29 before a live audience at New York's iconic Apollo Theater, the one-hour special features Schumer talking about her life.

[07/30/15 - 03:19 PM]
HBO Drama Series "The Leftovers" Returns for Its Second Season Oct. 4
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[07/30/15 - 03:18 PM]
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Guest stars this season include Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Evan Rachel Wood and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

[07/30/15 - 03:03 PM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Talent Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
In it, the cast and creators give an inside look at what's coming up, the dynamics of the upcoming season, and introduce you to the compelling new characters viewers will meet.

[07/30/15 - 03:02 PM]
Robert Rodriguez Sits Down with Visionary Filmmaker George Miller in the Next Installment of "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" Sunday, August 30 at 8 PM ET
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[07/30/15 - 03:01 PM]
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Following the sit down conversation will be a special network showing of Mann's classic Manhunter at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/15 - 02:10 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 02:08 PM]
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[07/30/15 - 02:00 PM]
HBO Confirms Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2015
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[07/30/15 - 01:56 PM]
Investigation Discovery Honors True Crime Author and Pioneer Ann Rule
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[07/30/15 - 01:06 PM]
HBO and Russell Simmons Enter Into Overall Production and Development Deal
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[07/30/15 - 12:37 PM]
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