The fifth season of "Ninja Warrior Germany got off to an excellent start on Friday evening. The for the first time at MMC Studios The show, which is produced by the company Parcours, won 1.48 million 14- to 49-year-old viewers and a Market share of 20 percent with a considerable lead the Day win in the classic target group.
Average tracked 2.67 million viewers 3+ years of age attended the Physical Game Show, which translated into a good market share of 10 percent.
As with the last seasons of "Ninja Warrior Germany", the Set design of the anniversary season on behalf of RTL STUDIOS by Rainer Becher and his design team at the Art Department designed by MMC Studios.
For the 5th season, the "Ninja Warrior Germany" course set up for the first time at the MMC Studios in Cologneat MMC Studio 30/31 and the "Coloneum Mall".
In the Premiere sequence the two fastest finishers of the evening faced each other at the end in a brand new duel at the Power Tower Opposite: Timer Lukas Kilian (time: 2:12.08) and the reigning "Last Man Standing" Alexander Wurm (3:24.14).
Luke Kilian won the breathtaking duel at a height of 10 meters and thus also a safety pass for the semifinals, i.e. he is automatically already in the final and will compete in the 1st semifinal outside the classification.
These 16 athletes also made it to the 1st semifinal: Björn Graul, Christian Kirstges, Christian Krömer, Christian Range, Frank Schmidpeter, Giovanni Ertl, Hannah Mees, Marco Layer, Max Sprenger, Niklas Woltmann, Philipp Göthert, Rene Sperlich, Rita Benker, Roy Sperlich, Siegfried Sperlich, and Uwe Weitzer.
From now on www.sport.de accompanies "Ninja Warrior Germany" with a live ticker parallel to the broadcast, exclusive interviews, background reports and a detailed athlete database with all previous participants and many photos and videos: www.sport.de/ninja-warrior/magazin
Watch the 2nd episode of the anniversary season on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 8:15 p.m. on RTL and TVNOW.
Photo: Lukas Kilian. © TVNOW / Markus Hertrich