In the last few weeks, whispers have circled the OCR world about season 2 of Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge. Some athletes who participated in the first season had begun receiving calls in recent weeks. The production crew hinting at a second season. Today, it was brought to Mud Run Guide's attention that a casting website is now live with a submission deadline of February 15, 2017.
Yesterday Variety broke the news that NBCUniversal International Formats has sold “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge” to Denmark’s Kanal 5 after launching sales at Mipcom. The Danish version of the show will be produced by Nordisk Denmark and will be the first international adaptation of the NBC reality show.
Last night the Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge season finale aired on NBC pitting the six top teams from the qualifying rounds against each other in the two-hour finale. The teams squared off to see who would take home the $250,000 prize purse. The finals brought in a few new obstacles to challenge the competitors including a 16-foot wall and the dreaded tire swing.
Spartan Race is taking over the airwaves this week with a new Spartan Strong episode released yesterday, the premiere of season 3 of the US Championships Series as a part of the Road to Tahoe tonight on NBC Sports, and finally tomorrow night the series finale of Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge on NBC. It's a busy week for Spartans!
As the “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge” season concludes with the two-hour Thursday, July 21 telecast (8-10 p.m. ET/PT), the winning teams from past episodes will race against each other on the most demanding Spartan course ever devised. The longer course and more challenging obstacles will put the teams through their toughest race yet as they push through the pain to win the $250,000 grand prize.
Mud Run Guide has an exclusive first look at the sixth episode of Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge this morning with a look at Ryan Wood's team on course. Who will prevail and move onto the finals? Be sure to check out the last qualifier episode before the championships at 9pm eastern time on NBC.
Last night, Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge Episode 5 aired on NBC. It was a battle of the titans last night with many well-known names in the sport going up against each other. Between the powerhouse team of Comeback Kids taking the win for the night featuring Beni Gifford, Ian Deyerle, Lynnae Kettler, Laura Messner and Matthew Campione to the teams anchored by Matthew "Bear" Novakovich, Eric Matta, and Ryan Kent. This was on of the episodes to watch of the season!
Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge returns to NBC this Thursday night at 9pm. This week features some of OCR's favorite athletes as six more teams go head-to-head to find out which team will advance to the finals. The show drew 3.71 million viewers last weekend airing after the Olympic Trials. Boosting it's numbers from the week before.
Last night Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge Episode 4 aired on NBC. It was all about Spartans vs. Ninjas last night with American Ninja Warrior Alums up against some of the top Spartan Racers. Advancing to the finals last night were the Sacramento Spartans, Team GRIT, and the Wedding Ringers. It was a star studded episode featuring obstacle racers Cassidy Watton and Maggi Thorne, fitness guru and author Ben Greenfield, and American Ninja Warriors Kevin Bull and Lance Pekus.
Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge moved to its new day and time last night on NBC. Last night's episode, hyped up the friendly rivalry between elite OCR competitors Hunter McIntyre and David Magida. The audience was inspired by Amy Winters and Amy Pajcic team's drive and determination on the challenging slip wall. Today we look at how the show did by the numbers and get the side scoop from three team captains.