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Ninja Warrior UK recommissioned for a fifth series

Ninja Warrior UK recommissioned for a fifth series


The toughest obstacle course on TV, Ninja Warrior UK, has been recommissioned for a fifth series.


The adrenaline fuelled, action-packed show will be filmed later this year and will air on ITV in 2019.


Hosted by Ben Shephard, Rochelle Humes and Chris ‘Kammy’ Kamara, the fifth series of Ninja Warrior UK will see another batch of hopeful competitors push themselves to their limits as they try to complete the ultimate challenge.


The current series of Ninja Warrior UK has been the most difficult yet. Contestants go head-to-head trying to conquer Mount Midoriyama in the grand final on Saturday 9th June at 6.30pm on ITV.


ITV’s Commissioning Editor for Entertainment, Asif Zubairy, said: "The bravest competitors in the UK meet the toughest course on television once again. I can't wait to see who wins."


Managing Director of Potato Michael Kelpie said: “ITV brings families together to share in the enjoyment of watching big entertainment shows.  We're very proud that Ninja Warrior UK will continue to be part of Saturday night entertainment with all the thrills, spills, laughs and gaffs that have made it the UK's most popular physical game show.”


Ninja Warrior UK is a Potato production for ITV.  The series was commissioned by Asif Zubairy Commissioning Editor, Entertainment, ITV. The executive producers are Michael Kelpie, Martin Scott and Simon Marsh, Potato.


Ninja Warrior is based on Sasuke, a TBS format and will be produced by Potato, part of ITV Studios.


Ninja Warrior UK is on ITV, tonight (Saturday 26th May) at 6.30pm.