NBC has announced casting information for their new athletic competition series, Spartan Race (working title).
CASTING BEGINS FOR NEW NBC COMPETITION SERIES ‘SPARTAN RACE’
Participants Wanted as NBC Teams Up With Spartan Race and the Producer of “American Ninja Warrior” to Bring the Ultimate Team Competition That Tests Mental and Physical Limits, as Well as Determination, Endurance and Teamwork
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Aug. 26, 2015 — NBC has begun casting for its newest competition series, “Spartan Race” (working title).
From the producers of “American Ninja Warrior,” “Spartan Race” is the ultimate in team competition. Friends, families and co-workers must work together and push each other to their mental and physical limits as they race across specially designed Spartan courses engineered to test their determination, endurance, and will. Teams of five — comprised of two men, two women, and an elite Spartan athlete — will battle over mud, water, and fire for a chance to win a large cash prize.
For those interested in becoming a contestant, please go to www.spartancasting.com.
Spartan Race — voted Outside magazine’s Best Obstacle Race — is the world’s leading obstacle race company and the first of its kind to feature timing and global rankings. With more than 120 events in 20+ countries, Spartan Race has more than 1 million global participants and offers open heats for all fitness levels as well as competitive elite heats. Spartan Race features races at three distances — 3+ Mile/20+ Obstacle “Sprint,” 8+ Mile/25+ Obstacle “Super” and 13+ Mile/30+ Obstacle “Beast,” culminating each year in the Reebok Spartan Race World Championship. Visit http://www.spartan.com for more information, a schedule of events and to register for a race.
“Spartan Race” will be executive produced by A. Smith & Co. Productions’ founders Arthur Smith and Kent Weed (“Hell’s Kitchen,” “Unsung,” “Ellen’s Design Challenge”), along with Anthony Storm.
What do you think? Do you think you’ll be checking out this new show?