American Ninja Warrior to film in Oklahoma City

Posted at 9:45 AM, Feb 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-12 17:22:31-04

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The south plaza of the Oklahoma Capitol will be turned into a giant obstacle course for the filming of an upcoming episode of the reality competition television show "American Ninja Warrior."

Governor Mary Fallin and legislative leaders announced Friday that producers of the NBC program will shoot at the Capitol from May 6 and 7.

Check out where past episodes have been filmed below.

The program features participants who compete to finish elaborate obstacle courses in front of a live audience.

Fallin said in a statement the shoot will give viewers the opportunity to highlight the state Capitol, which is undergoing a $120 million renovation.

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