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American Ninja Warrior Junior nominated for three 2019 Daytime Emmy Awards

The show is still airing its first season.

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American Ninja Warrior Junior has been nominated for three 2019 Daytime Emmy awards!

The show is still currently airing its first season and it’s already a hit among both Ninja Warrior fans and new fans. The format has incredibly talented young Ninjas race side by side on real obstacles that were built to accommodate their smaller statures. All the while, the competitors never lose their sense of pride to take part as well as their camaraderie with their opponents.

American Ninja Warrior Junior is hosted by Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila, with Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez as the sideline reporter.

The show has been nominated in the categories of: Outstanding Children or Family Viewing Series, Outstanding Daytime Promotional Announcement – Topical, and Outstanding Technical Team.

The 46th annual Daytime Emmys will hand out the trophies on Sunday, May 5th, at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Southern California.

Below are the full categories.

Outstanding Children or Family Viewing Series

  • American Ninja Warrior Junior
  • Chicken Soup for The Soul’s Hidden Heroes
  • Odd Squad
  • Top Chef Junior
  • The Who Was? Show

Outstanding Daytime Promotional Announcement – Topical

  • American Ninja Warrior Junior - Premiere
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show – 60th Birthday
  • Lifetime’s 24th Annual Stop Breast Cancer For Life Campaign
  • The Star Wars Show – Arrested Development: Star Wars with Ron Howard
  • Thank Your Hero – Quiet Heroes
  • The View – Joy’s 20 Year Anniversary

Outstanding Technical Team

  • American Ninja Warrior Junior
  • CBS This Morning
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show
  • Jeopardy!
  • The Price Is Right
  • Sesame Street

Congratulations to the American Ninja Warrior Junior team! We hope they sweep their categories!

American Ninja Warrior Junior airs on Saturdays at 7pm on Universal Kids.