Nitro Circus Live (also known as Nitro Circus Live: World Tour in the final three seasons) is a reality television show. It follows Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Circus crew as they perform live on tour around the world.
|Nitro Circus Live|
|Also known as||'Nitro Circus Live: World Tour'|
|Created by||Gregg Godfrey|
Jolene Van Vugt
|Opening theme||"The State of Massachusetts" by Dropkick Murphys|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||32|
|Executive producer(s)||Gregg Godfrey|
|Running time||22–23 minutes|
30 minutes (including commercials)
|Production company(s)||Dickhouse Productions|
|Original release||March 27, 2012 –|
November 19, 2014
|Followed by||Nitro Circus: The Movie|
Season 1 premiered on MTV2 on March 27, 2012 with back-to-back episodes and ended on May 16, 2012. The first season covers the crew's first ever tour and it begins with dates Down Under.
|No.||#||Title||Original air date|
|1||1||"The Tour Begins"||March 27, 2012|
|The cast and show stunts are worked out in California, then the crew travels to Australia to rehearse for the first show.|
|2||2||"Showing Off in Sydney"||March 27, 2012|
|Injuries mount in Sydney and jeopardize the success of the tour and Wheelz lands the first wheel chair backflip. Also, the cast races V-8 Supercars and play rugby on their day off.|
|3||3||"Travis Does it Again"||April 3, 2012|
|The tour moves on to Perth for show number six. Travis lands the first ever TP roll (720 flip) and adds it to the show and the dangers of tricycle jumping are explained. Also, the cast plays in the desert with motorcycles and off-road race machines.|
|4||4||"You Can't Keep a Good Team Down"||April 17, 2012|
|In this episode, challenges of tour life are examined and the crew does some camel racing before performing in Adelaide. More injuries threaten the show and the cast visits Bilko's house for a BBQ.|
|5||5||"Pushing the Limits"||April 24, 2012|
|In this episode, the cast performs their final Australian show in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena. Travis attempts a motorcycle double back flip for the first time in four years and the whole crew pushes the limits.|
|6||6||"Hello New Zealand"||May 1, 2012|
|In this episode, the crew faces the challenges of performing in outdoor stadiums, new cast members join the show, and they perform in Auckland for the first time. The crew does promotional work and races jet boats on their day off.|
|7||7||"Nitro Makes History"||May 8, 2012|
|The crew travels to Wellington and the tour grind wears on the cast but they continue to push the limits. Wheelz lands the first front flip in a wheel chair. Day off activities include visiting Palm Beach and sky diving.|
|8||8||"Time Flies"||May 16, 2012|
|The cast finishes their tour of New Zealand in Christchurch in front of the biggest crowd yet. New tricks are landed for the first time, Gregg Godfrey adds family members to the show, and everyone reflects on the tour's success. The crew rafts on their day off.|
Season 2 covers the first European tour. It premiered on MTV2 April 9, 2013 and ended on May 28, 2013.
|No.||#||Title||Original air date|
|9||1||"We Finally Made It"||April 9, 2013|
|Four riders end up in the hospital as Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Crew head to Sweden to kick off their European tour.|
|10||2||"Sweden & Hamburg: Chilling Out"||April 16, 2013|
|After such a hectic start to the tour, the cast take a few days off to indulge in all things arctic. From a bar and hotel made out of ice, to racing reindeer and dog sleds, to the first annual Nitro Circus Ice Sculpting Competition the crew take some time to "Chill Out" in Sweden.|
|11||3||"Berlin & Dusseldorf"||April 23, 2013|
|Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Crew face their toughest challenge yet, 3 shows in 3 nights in front of sold out crowds in Germany.|
|12||4||"Vienna: Red Bull Wings and Things"||April 30, 2013|
|Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Crew are broken but not beat as they head to Austria, home of Red Bull and one of the most action sports crazy countries in the world.|
|13||5||"Just a Couple of Tourists"||May 7, 2013|
|Midway through their European tour, Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Crew go sightseeing in Prague, hit the go kart track, and pull off their best show in history for a sold-out crowd in Belgium.|
|14||6||"The Big One"||May 14, 2013|
|Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Crew head to the Netherlands to perform in front of a massive crowd of 27,000, their largest show ever. But first, they hold an eating competition that leaves one of them bleeding.|
|15||7||"London Calling"||May 21, 2013|
|Travis Pastrana and the Nitro crew head to London for a tension-filled show with the future of the tour at stake. But the injury bug strikes once again, leaving producers to scramble mid-show to rewrite the second half.|
|16||8||"The End of the Road"||May 28, 2013|
|As Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Crew wrap up their first ever European tour with 2 shows in England, the tour's most inspirational performer suffers a serious injury, leaving unsung heroes to step up in his absence.|
Season 3 premiered November 27, 2013 with back-to-back episodes and ended on January 7, 2014 on MTV2 with back-to-back episodes. The first two episodes covers moments from the first two seasons. Except for "Pastranaland", Season 3's episodes cover the crew's Asia tour as well as a couple stops in New Zealand.
|No.||#||Title||Original air date|
|17||1||"Epic Fails"||November 26, 2013|
|Countdown of the top 10 "epic fails".|
|18||2||"Epic Wins"||November 26, 2013|
|Travis and the crew count down the top 10 moments in the show and on tour.|
|19||3||"Hong Kong"||December 3, 2013|
|Dragon Boat racing; Kung Fu; handling king cobras; a typhoon hits as the guys are about to board a ferry|
|20||4||"Macau"||December 3, 2013|
|The crew arrives on Macau, and is surrounded by distractions in the world's largest hotel.|
|21||5||"New Zealand"||December 10, 2013|
|The crew does a few shows in New Zealand.|
|22||6||"Pastranaland"||December 17, 2013|
|Travis hosts an event in the middle of the world tour.|
|23||7||"Moscow"||January 7, 2014|
|The cast must do something that the production team promised would not happen again; Russia.|
|24||8||"St. Petersburg"||January 7, 2014|
|The guys take on Chess Boxing, search for love and try local cuisine.|
Season 4 premiered on October 8, 2014 with back-to-back episodes. The fourth season will cover the crew's first ever North American tour along in addition to several stops in Europe. The first episode debuted on the MTV2 app a week before the premiere aired.
|No.||#||Title||Original air date|
|25||1||"Boston; New York"||October 8, 2014|
|The tour performs for a crowd in the United States for the first time ever.|
|26||2||"Philadelphia; Pastranaland"||October 8, 2014|
|While in Philadelphia, Crum and Sheeny receive boxing lessons and remake the iconic scene from Rocky|
|27||3||"Canada; Detroit"||October 15, 2014|
|The Circus travels to Canada for the first time ever. Jolene performs for her audience in Ontario.|
|28||4||"Cleveland; Salt Lake City"||October 22, 2014|
|Travis suffers a surious injury during the tour's stop in Cleveland.|
|29||5||"Las Vegas; California; Arizona"||October 29, 2014|
|The crew hits the West Coast. "Streetbike" Tommy strips down for the "Thunder Down Under."|
|30||6||"Scandinavia"||November 5, 2014|
|The tour arrives in Scandinavia, immersing themselves in Nordic culture. Extreme sports not found in the U.S..|
|31||7||"England"||November 12, 2014|
|The tour invades Britain and performs six shows in six nights.|
|32||8||"Scotland; Amsterdam"||November 19, 2014|
|A surprise performance from Danny MacAskill, the Scottish mountain biker.|
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