American Ninja Warrior

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Labor Day Weekend Marathon Roundup

Mark Harmon, Will Ferrell and Angie Harmon

Summer is ending, and what better way to prepare for fall TV premieres than by catching up on your favorite shows? Although you could also just re-watch classic episodes of your favorites! Either way, you have plenty of choices if you decide to spend the long weekend indoors. Check out your options below.

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Top Moments: 24's Unforgettable Finale and a Badass Ninja Warrior

Kacy Catanzaro

Our top moments of the week:



13. Best Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card: Leo is once again up to no good on Chasing Life, and this time he drags April along for the ride. When he takes a hot sports car out for a test drive when a dealership's salesman isn't looking, the car is reported stolen. When the cops catch up and are about to bust them, Leo starts having a seizure related to his brain cancer, and the... read more

Christopher Walken to Play Captain Hook on NBC's Peter Pan Musical

Christopher Walken

NBC has busted out its weapon of choice.

The network announced that it has cast Oscar winner Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in its live musical production of Peter Pan, which will air Dec. 4. "Funny, right?" NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt said at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Sunday. "He's one of the most unique actors... but he's just really a song and dance man at heart... It'll be the first tap-dancing Captain Hook you've ever seen."
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What to Watch: July Fourth Weekend Marathon Roundup

Mark Harmon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Gibson

Stuffed from eating too much barbecue? Sunburned from laying out at the beach? Then head inside this Fourth of July weekend to log in some serious time watching your favorite TV shows. Trust us, you'll have plenty of choices. Check out your options:

Add new fall shows to your Watchlist

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Mega Buzz: Game of Thrones' Power Change, Rizzoli's Goodbye and Orange Sexytime

Sophie Turner, Angie Harmon, Natasha Lyonne

Every week, senior reporter Natalie Abrams satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com or tweet them to @NatalieAbrams

The only bad thing about the long holiday weekend was no new Game of Thrones! What's up with Sansa now that Littlefinger killed her aunt? — Georgia
Because she's the only witness to what happened to the Lady Regent of the Vale, the eldest Stark daughter is suddenly thrust into a position of power. As this preview implies, Sansa holds Littlefinger's fate in her hands. But will she actually testify against the man who helped her escape King's Landing? Let's just say that her choice will show exactly how far she's come in playing the game.

How is Rizzoli & Isles writing out Lee Thompson Young— Kit 
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Watch This Tonight: American Ninja Warrior

American Ninja Warrior

Do you have what it takes to become an American Ninja Warrior?

On the Season 6 premiere, the NBC competition show will task contestants with a set of obstacle courses that include a salmon ladder, Cannonball Alley and other extremely tough challenges. Whoever makes it past the first two stages heads to Las Vegas to take on the impossible: Mt. Midoriyama, named after the Japanese version's filming location.

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How to Become an American Ninja Warrior (Or Fail Trying)

Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila

Each year, hundreds of athletic and agile competitors descend upon Venice Beach, Calif., in a bid to become the very first American Ninja Warrior, which returns Monday (9/8c, NBC).  But what, exactly, does it take to become a Ninja? I decided to take up the challenge — or fail trying! read more

NBC Announces Premiere Dates for America's Got Talent and American Ninja Warrior

Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B, Howie Mandel

NBC has announced the summer premiere dates for America's Got Talent and American Ninja Warrior.

America's Got Talent returns with judges Howard SternMelanie BrownHeidi Klum and Howie Mandel on ... read more

Watch an Exclusive Sneak Peek of American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. Japan

American Ninja Warrior

For the first time ever, American Ninja Warrior is hosting an international competition in which the best athletes from America and Japan will battle it out for ultimate ninja glory.

Five competitors from American Ninja Warrior and five from Sasuke, the original Japanese program, will try their best at all four stages of the Las Vegas finals course in a new head-to-head format that pits members from each team against one another.

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NBC Announces Blacklist Return, New Hollywood Game Night Episodes

James Spader

The Blacklist will return in 2014 with a three-week run of new episodes, NBC announced Monday.

The hit drama, starring James Spader, will go on hiatus after Monday night and ... read more

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Premiered: December 12, 2009, on G4
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A "Ninja Warrior" spin-off in which 10 American athletes compete through four stages for the chance to go to Japan to face the obstacle course from the original series.

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