Australian Ninja Warrior has cemented its place as the biggest hit show of 2017, with ‘The Final Stage’ of the competition drawing an average national TV audience of 3.087 million.
Not only is Australian Ninja Warrior the biggest new show to launch since 2012, but the grand final result brings the current consolidated national average TV audience for its three-week season to a massive 2.454 million per episode (5 City: 1.727 million / Regional: 726,000).
Set on the mythical “Ninja Island”, Australian Ninja Warrior is the ultimate test of strength, stamina and mental toughness, as a diverse range of competitors take on the biggest and most challenging outdoor sports course in the world.
Hosted by Rebecca Maddern, Ben Fordham and Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff.
The prize money not won in series one will roll over to the second series in 2018, creating a prize of $200,000 if an Australian Ninja Warrior can conquer Mount Midoriyama.
Nine and Endemol Shine has already opened up applications for 2018.
Who will be the first Australian Ninja Warrior? Produced by Endemol Shine Australia.Source: OzTam Overnight Metro and Regional, 25 July 2017. Highest rating non-sports program based on 2017 YTD. Season average based on 10 July 2017 - 25 July 2017.