6.6/101 Votes Alchetron
Directed by Kent Weed
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 8
Number of episodes 8
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 1
First episode date 13 June 2016
Number of seasons 1
Cast Dhani Jones
|Presented by Dhani Jones
Nominations Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Event Coverage
Similar American Ninja Warrior, Running Wild with Bear Grylls, American Grit, Caught on Camera With Nick, Boundless
Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge is an American sports entertainment competition series based on the obstacle race of a similar name. Greenlighted to order on August 26, 2015, the series premiered on June 13, 2016 on NBC.
On March 17, 2017, NBC renewed the series for a second season which is set to premiere on June 12, 2017.
The series will bring people together in teams of five – two men, two women, and an "elite Spartan athlete" who will be picked by the show and serve as team captain. The elite athlete will either be from the Spartan Pro Team or from a different field of expertise.
The deadline for applications was September 27, 2015. Competitors will have to face their physical and mental limits while racing through a one-mile obstacle course over fire, water, and mud for the opportunity to win $250,000. A total of seven episodes have been ordered by NBC.