American Gladiators pits hulking, athletic Gladiators against ordinary folks in physical challenges that are both over-the-top and demanding. Hosts Hulk Hogan and Laila Ali keep the show moving along, interview the contenders, and ramp up the audience. The new American Gladiators is bigger, badder, and much more modern than the original, and provides a great deal of entertainment for the live audience as well as viewers at home.
How Does 'American Gladiators' Work?
American Gladiators is a completely physical competition-style game that pits contenders against each other, as well as against a group of huge and buff Gladiators. Victorious contenders are awarded a cash prize, a new car, and the chance to return next season as one of the Gladiators.
The 'American Gladiators' Events
The Gladiators events are fast-paced challenges that test the strength and endurance of the contenders. Some look like a lot of fun, while others are grueling and require a great deal of physical prowess.
Be a Contestant on 'American Gladiators'
American Gladiators generally only accepts applications at certain times, when the show is gearing up for a new season. Attending an open casting call is always preferable, but when that's not possible you can send in an application package.
'American Gladiators' in Pictures
Interviews with the Gladiators
No one can give us as much insight into American Gladiators as the Gladiators themselves! Learn more about these tremendous athletes as they share their thoughts on the show, and give us a glimpse into their lives.
The Hosts of 'American Gladiators'
Our hosts for American Gladiators are former pro-wrestler and always tanned Hulk Hogan, and female pro boxer Laila Ali, daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali.