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If you love to watch super muscular and agile strangers compete in a nearly impossible obstacle course, then you’ll love watching celebs do it!

American Ninja Warrior Celebrity Edition is airing in May in honor of NBC’s Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day raises money for children living in poverty, both in the US and across the globe.

NBC announced the celeb line-up for the installment. Signed on to compete are:

Stephen Amell (Arrow)
Erika Christensen (Parenthood)
Derek Hough (Dancing With the Stars)
Natalie Morales (Today)
Ashton Eaton (Olympian)
Nikki Glaser (comedian)
Nick Swisher (former Yankee)
Jeff Dye (Girl Code)
Mena Suvari (American Pie)

TVLine reports that former “ninjas” will pair up with celebs to act as coaches/cheerleaders.

The special airs Thursday, May 25 8/7c on NBC.

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Allie Bush is a Contributing Writer at Femestella. She is interested in creating and sharing entertaining and engaging content, in whatever form it may take. She is a proud TV junkie and in her spare time can be found watching late night talk shows, talking about Chrissy Teigen or Amy Poehler, or eating off of other people’s plates.

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