American Ninja Warrior shoots in MN.

American Ninja Warrior shot an episode in Minneapolis during the week of May 19th to May 27th.  This production will took place on the plaza in front of US Bank Stadium.  Many union jobs including, Electrician, Grip, Construction and Paint were hired from the Local 490 and 13 roster.

 American Ninja Warrior is in its 10th Season.

American Ninja Warrior is in its 10th Season.

The traveling show had 6 cities on its tour this year. They were attracted to Minneapolis because of the new football stadium. The Production designer and art director each raved about the facade of US Bank Stadium as being a wonderful location and backdrop for the set.

 490 members Max Cooper and Brian Rhea installed signage for the construction dept.

490 members Max Cooper and Brian Rhea installed signage for the construction dept.

 490 Grip Applicant Chad Foehringer and 490 member Eddie Cohen work in the G&E depts.

490 Grip Applicant Chad Foehringer and 490 member Eddie Cohen work in the G&E depts.

The TV show is broadcast by NBC. The show airs on Monday and Wednesdays at primetime. The show was a 5 day build, 2 shoot and 1 day wrap. The show had an area standards agreement with IATSE and was a well paid TV gig with benefits. 490 applauds the producers of American Ninja Warrior and all the competitors. We are happy to supply productions like these with a quality skilled crew.