Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge

Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge

  • 2007
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (36)

Can Ty Murray, seven time All Around Rodeo Champion, teach nine celebrities to ride a bull? In true reality TV fashion, that's what he tries to do. Nine celebrities from the worlds of entertainment and sports come together on Ty's 2000-acre ranch in Stephenville, Texas. In an intense boot camp of bull riding they will the art of bull riding. In the end, they will each get to pick their bull. Each bull, a champion in his own right, will give these cowboy hopefuls a ride of their life.

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The Final Ride in Nashville
6. The Final Ride in Nashville
September 14, 2007
After all of the hard work, emotional ups and downs and injuries experienced in the two weeks of training, it all comes down to the season finale as the celebrities travel to Nashville to compete at an official Professional Bull Riders event. They have proved themselves so far, but now the stars must ride alongside bull riders who have trained for years. The celebrities will ride for the final time in front of a stadium full of fans, where they will each get one last chance to ride for the full eight seconds, with an outcome that no one expected.
The First Big Test
5. The First Big Test
September 7, 2007
Overcoming their fears of riding a bull was one thing, but now the celebrities must fight their nerves as they gear up to bull ride in front of a crowd for the first time. As the excitement runs high even after the rides are over, the celebrities decide to go out and celebrate but one star goes a little too far. When entertaining a crowd at a bar in the town square, Johnny Fairplay becomes intimately acquainted with a local landmark.
The Injuries are Adding Up
4. The Injuries are Adding Up
September 7, 2007
The celebrities' time on the ranch has progressed and the bulls get even tougher. Professional Bull Rider Ross Coleman enters the scene as the stress is amplified when injuries start to mount and the celebrities welcome back a cast mate from the hospital after being stomped on by a bull. With everything that has happened so far, the moral on the ranch is down. Rocket tries to lift everyone's spirits by accepting an impromptu race challenge issued by a local resident.
Vanilla Ice Gets Inked
3. Vanilla Ice Gets Inked
August 24, 2007
After surviving their first rides, the challenge intensifies as the celebrities step up against tougher bulls and the PBR's Brian Canter visits the ranch. Being physically smaller than all of the other celebrities, Jonny Fairplay struggles on the new bulls and barely survives a wild ride. The celebrities decide that it is time for a change in scenery and they go into town. Ending up at a cowboy bar, they find themselves once again running into a challenge and Rapper Vanilla Ice pays homage to Ty Murray in the form of a new tattoo.
A Concert by Jewel and Vanilla Ice
2. A Concert by Jewel and Vanilla Ice
August 17, 2007
Ty and 2005 Professional Bull Riding Champion, Justin McBride, show the celebrities how to mount a bull in the chute, take major falls and practice extreme mental concentration. Putting their fears aside, the celebrities take the bull by the horns and cowboy up for their first ride. However, they quickly find that nothing can prepare them for the most intense eight seconds in sports, and perhaps their lives. After one of their fellow cast mates gets seriously injured, Vanilla Ice and Ty's girlfriend, Jewel, put on an impromptu show to help the celebrities unwind at a BBQ held at Murray's home.
We Just Started and We're Already Losing Stars
1. We Just Started and We're Already Losing Stars
August 10, 2007
In the series debut, the celebrities arrive in Stephenville and meet Ty for the first time. As if meeting the All-Around World Champion wasn't enough for one day, Ty invites Justin McBride, 2005 Professional Bull Riding Champion, to the ranch to show the celebrities how bull riding is done. After watching McBride, the celebrities get a frightening up-close look at bull riding and realize that it may be a little harder than it looks on TV. After the first day of training, the celebrities get a true feel for what they have gotten themselves into and one star realizes he's bitten off more than he can chew.
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Can Ty Murray, seven time All Around Rodeo Champion, teach nine celebrities to ride a bull? In true reality TV fashion, that's what he tries to do. Nine celebrities from the worlds of entertainment and sports come together on Ty's 2000-acre ranch in Stephenville, Texas. In an intense boot camp of bull riding they will the art of bull riding. In the end, they will each get to pick their bull. Each bull, a champion in his own right, will give these cowboy hopefuls a ride of their life.

  • Premiere Date
    August 10, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (36)