Tonight on NBC their obstacle course competition American Ninja Warrior returns with an all-new Thursday, May 24, 2018, special episode and we have your American Ninja Warrior recap below! On tonight’s “Red Nose Day: Celebrity Ninja Warrior,” special episode as per the NBC synopsis, “Nine celebrities take on the course in the name of charity. Elite ninja advisers serve as both coach and cheerleader, helping them prepare mentally and physically for their run. The celebrities include Stephen Amell, Erika Christensen, Jeff Dye, Ashton Eaton, Nikki Glaser, Derek Hough, Natalie Morales, Nick Swisher, and Mena Suvari.”
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In honor of Red Nose Day, a handful of celebrities are set to take part are in the obstacles. Kristine Leahy announces that each celebrity will go through 6 obstacles. Each obstacle will raise 5k for charity.
WWE Superstar Nikki Bella is up first with Gram McCartney. They make it through the first obstacle. On to the second, she almost loses her footing but makes it. Nikki gets through the third obstacle with Gram ahead of her cheering her on. The crowd chants for her as she begins obstacle four. She loses her grip and falls into the pool.
During the commercial, Greg Sulkin made it through three obstacles, raising $15k.
Derek Hough is up next. He makes it through the first obstacle. Ne-Yo cheers for him on the sidelines. Derek makes it through the second challenge, the grab bag. On to the third and fourth obstacle very quickly, Derek has made $20 k so far. Now for the fifth obstacle, he doesn’t make it as he loses his grip and falls into the pool. He announces he will donate $10k of his own money.
Ne-Yo is up next. He gets right through the first obstacle within seconds. His family cheers him on. He makes it through the second and the third very quickly. On to the fourth, he powers through with lots of upper body strength. On to the fifth, the doorknob drop, Ne-Yo makes it through! On to the last obstacle, he runs up a long high ramp and makes the $30k for Red Nose Day.
During the commercial break, Colton Dunn from Superstore went through the obstacle course. He attempted the first 3 obstacles but fell into the pool each time. On his behalf, Comcast donated to Red Nose Day.
Up next, Nastia Liukin will try to make it through all 6 of the obstacles. She makes it through the first obstacle followed by the second. Derek Hough cheers for her on the side. On to the 3rdobstacle, she makes it through in a second. On to the 4th, she makes it through before heading to the doorknob drop. She nearly loses her grip but makes it! She has one more to go. She makes it up the wall. She has raised $30k.
Akbar is up. He rips his shirt off. He gets the crowd going. He makes it through the first 2 obstacles quickly. He stumbles on obstacle 3 but makes it through. He gets through the last 3 within seconds as the crowd goes wild. He gets to the top and hits the buzzer. He has earned $30k.