The Challenge

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  • TV-14
  • 1998
  • 39 Seasons
  • 7.7  (2,887)

In the game show series The Challenge, alumni of various MTV reality series compete against each other. They need to complete tasks, win prizes and advance toward the overall season championship. Originally featuring alums of MTV's The Real World and Road Rules, the series has expanded to include contestants from other shows. They include the UK's Geordie Shore, Big Brother, Ex on the Beach and The Challenge itself. The new version of the series is called The Challenge: Double Agents. In this version, a complicated system of rules includes a team of "Double Agents," the contestants who win the first round. After that, the other contestants battle to see who will win. They go through a series of eliminations, nominations, tribunals, twists, voting, gender challenges, and trophy presentations. Somehow, out of all of that, a winner is chosen. In later seasons of The Challenge, participant shows have expanded beyond the slate of programs on MTV alone. This season of The Challenge includes alumni of shows such as The Real World, Road Rules, The Challenge, Are You the One?, Big Brother, Celebrity Big Brother, Celebrity Big Brother UK, The Amazing Race, Survivor, Geordie Shore, Ex on the Beach (U.S.), Shipwrecked, America's Got Talent, WWE NXT, and Ultimate Beastmaster.

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Seasons
Precious Stones
10. Precious Stones
October 13, 2021
TJ's shocking twist is revealed at the "Diamond Dash" mission and the players struggle to adjust the new rules. Feeling like he is a constant target, one vet attempts to make a fresh start. Amanda is reminded of her reasons for fighting for the money.
The War
9. The War
October 6, 2021
At long last, the Veteran War has arrived testing everyone’s loyalty. The muddy “Bombshell Battle” mission shows who is truly playing dirty. TJ shocks the agents at elimination with a massive twist that will change the game.
The Threat
8. The Threat
September 29, 2021
After the Veterans threaten the remaining Rookies, one bold Rookie comes up with a plan to detonate the Veteran’s stronghold. Berna calls out all of her rivals in an explosive manner. The competitors take on the deep seas during the “Dive Bomb" mission.
Uncle CT
7. Uncle CT
September 22, 2021
Agents are on edge when TJ comes to Headquarters with a stunning directive that changes the game. CT comes to a troubling realization about his partner, Berna. Players compete in the brutally epic elimination, “Rage Cage.”
Alien
6. Alien
September 15, 2021
The slow burning tension between Fessy, Josh, and Amber erupts into all out chaos. Agents are taken for a spin during the dizzying “Turning Agents” mission. Two players have a shocking secret hookup.
Good Vibes and Gladiator
5. Good Vibes and Gladiator
September 8, 2021
The muddy "Mindfield" mission dirties up the game when players must use their brains and brawn in order to succeed. Two Rookie players debate making a very risky move in order to secure a strong partner.
Messy
4. Messy
September 1, 2021
Amber seeks to affirm her spot in the "Big Brother" alliance, a split-second decision during Undercover Comms tests a friendship, and elimination gets personal.
Truce or Dare
3. Truce or Dare
August 25, 2021
An agent is tempted to ditch the Veteran Truce and exact revenge on an old rival.
Bertha
2. Bertha
August 18, 2021
Agents take to the skies in the "Heli Heist" mission and a "mystery agent" joins the game. Nelly T gets himself into hot water when he starts flirting with two different agents. One unsuspecting Agent becomes the target of a Veteran alliance conspiracy.
The List
1. The List
August 11, 2021
The international agents rescue the Americans, two veterans reveal their unexpected off-season hookup, and a mysterious list sends ripples throughout the house.
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In the game show series The Challenge, alumni of various MTV reality series compete against each other. They need to complete tasks, win prizes and advance toward the overall season championship. Originally featuring alums of MTV's The Real World and Road Rules, the series has expanded to include contestants from other shows. They include the UK's Geordie Shore, Big Brother, Ex on the Beach and The Challenge itself.

The new version of the series is called The Challenge: Double Agents. In this version, a complicated system of rules includes a team of "Double Agents," the contestants who win the first round. After that, the other contestants battle to see who will win. They go through a series of eliminations, nominations, tribunals, twists, voting, gender challenges, and trophy presentations. Somehow, out of all of that, a winner is chosen.

In later seasons of The Challenge, participant shows have expanded beyond the slate of programs on MTV alone. This season of The Challenge includes alumni of shows such as The Real World, Road Rules, The Challenge, Are You the One?, Big Brother, Celebrity Big Brother, Celebrity Big Brother UK, The Amazing Race, Survivor, Geordie Shore, Ex on the Beach (U.S.), Shipwrecked, America's Got Talent, WWE NXT, and Ultimate Beastmaster.

The Challenge is a series that is currently running and has 39 seasons (605 episodes). The series first aired on June 1, 1998.

Where to Watch The Challenge

The Challenge is available for streaming on the MTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Challenge on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Netflix, Amazon, MTV, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, The Roku Channel Free, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    June 1, 1998
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (2,887)