John Cena announced on Wednesday that he will the the host of American Grit, a new military-themed reality competition that will air on the FOX network in 2016. Via Facebook:
“This just in: I’m honored to host the new reality competition series #AmericanGrit – guiding 16 men & women as we work together to face a variety of military and survival-themed challenges. Coming soon to FOX!”
According to Entertainment Weekly, American Grit will feature four teams of men and women that will “face a variety of military-grade and survival-themed challenges.” The teams will be mentored by members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
“The U.S Military is the epitome of resolve and dedication, which is why I am so excited to be a part of American Grit,” said Cena. “This show will not only be a challenging and fierce competition, but it will give viewers a glimpse into the perseverance and training of the men and women of the Armed Forces.”
Contestants will play for up to a million dollars, with each episode culminating in “The Circus,” a “punishing, endurance-based obstacle course designed to break the weakest competitors.”
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