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Source: CBS

Robert "The Captain" Killian on 'Million Dollar Mile' Is Superhuman

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When we first saw commercials for CBS’ new competition series, Million Dollar Mile, we thought it looked an awful lot like NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. But what sets this show apart is its unique obstacle course, which includes a surprising component: human obstacles.

Not only do contestants have to contend with physically demanding challenges, such as zip-lining from buildings and jumping over barriers, but they’re also chased by a "defender," an elite athlete whose goal is to prevent players from taking home prize money.