This is the third year that NBC has been airing American Ninja Warrior but the sports competition has been running since 2009 on cable. Will the ratings remain strong enough for the peacock network to bring it back next summer? Stay tuned!
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
Final season averages: 1.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.33 million total viewers.
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For comparisons: The Summer 2013 season of American Ninja Warrior averaged a 1.6 rating in the demo and 4.96 million viewers.
Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you still like the American Ninja Warrior TV series? Would you like to see it cancelled or renewed for a seventh season?