MTV set to premiere “The Challenge: War of the Worlds”
MTV embarks on apocalyptic season of “The Challenge: War of the Worlds”
Returning on a new night starting Wednesday, February 6th at 9:00PM
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MTV will welcome viewers to a brave new world with the highly-anticipated “The Challenge: War of the Worlds,” premiering Wednesday, February 6th at 9:00PM ET/PT and is set to air internationally in late February.
TV favorites collide when legendary “The Challenge” veterans team up with rookie prospects from franchises including “The Bachelor,” “Big Brother,” “Love Island,” “Survivor” “American Ninja Warrior” as well as international stars across MTV’s global family including “Geordie Shore,” “Ex on the Beach” and “Floribama Shore.”
Thirty-four competitors from around the globe will battle their way through the most grueling, physical and mental challenges for their share of the $1 million prize. New rules will unfold, alliances will be rehashed and surprising twists will arise in the grittiest, most hardcore season ever.
Amanda Garcia – 5th Challenge
Ashley Mitchell – 4th Challenge
Cara Maria Sorbello – 13th Challenge
CT Tamburello – 15th Challenge
Da’Vonne Rogers – 2nd Challenge
Hunter Barfield – 4th Challenge
Jenna Compono – 7th Challenge
Johnny ‘Bananas’ Devenanzio – 18th Challenge
Kam Williams – 3rd Challenge
Kyle Christie – 3rd Challenge
Leroy Garrett – 10th Challenge
Nany Gonzalez– 6th Challenge
Natalie Negrotti – 3rd Challenge
Paulie Calafiore – 2nd Challenge
Wes Bergmann – 11th Challenge
Zach Nichols – 8th Challenge
Alan Valdez – Telemundo personality
Ashley Cain – “Ex on the Beach UK”
Chase Mcnary – “The Bachelorette”
Dee Nguyen – “Geordie Shore”
Georgia Harrison – “Love Island”
Gus Smyrnios – “Floribama Shore”
Joao Paulo Andrade – “Ex On The Beach Brazil”
Josh Martinez – “Big Brother”
Julia Nolan – “Big Brother”
Liz Nolan – “Big Brother”
Mattie Lynn Breaux – “Party Down South”
Morgan Willett – “Big Brother”
Natalie Duran – “American Ninja Warrior”
Shaleen Sutherland – “Bachelor Canada”
Stephen Bear – “Geordie Shore”
Theo Campbell – “Love Island”
Turabi Camkiran – “Survivor Turkey”
Zahida Allen – “Ex on the Beach”
Follow along all season on Instagram and Twitter via @ChallengeMTV and join the conversation with #TheChallenge33.
For the first time ever, MTV presents “The Challenge Messenger Bot,” which will include trivia, polls, a meme generator, and so much more. Fans can message “The Challenge” on Twitter and Facebook for all of their pressing questions in real time.
“The Challenge: War of the Worlds” was created for MTV by Bunim/Murray Productions. Gil Goldschein, Julie Pizzi, Scott Freeman and Justin Booth serve as Executive Producers, and Jack Reifert and Danny Wascou serve as Co-Executive Producers.
A unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), MTV operations span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios, a unit that produces new and reimagined content for SVOD and linear platforms based on MTV’s library of over 200+ youth titles and franchises.
About Bunim/Murray Productions
BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. BMP’s current programming includes Keeping up with the Kardashians, Total Divas and Total Bellas (E!), The Challenge and Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club (MTV), Born This Way (A&E), Earth Live (National Geographic), The Real World and Ball in the Family (Facebook Watch), Endless Summer and Growing Up is a Drag (Snapchat), and Miz and Mrs. (USA Network).
BMP has also produced They Call Us Monsters (PBS), Valentine Road (HBO), Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO) for BMP Films.
Based in Glendale, CA, the company was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy’s Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.
Source MTV UK
January 21, 2019 9:00am ET by MTV UK