MTV's The Challenge: War of the Worlds Is Bringing Together Veterans of All Your Favorite Reality Shows

From Survivor to Big Brother and more, new prospects will be put to the test

By Chris Harnick Jan 16, 2019 5:01 PMTags
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It's a new day and new world for MTV's The Challenge. The long-running reality series is assembling a cast of who's who from other franchises for The Challenge: War of the Worlds. Alongside mainstays from The Real World and Road Rules, MTV added cast members from The Bachelor, Big Brother, Love Island, Survivor, American Ninja Warrior, Geordie Shore, Ex on the Beach and Floribama Shore to the mix.

Thirty-four contestants from various reality TV backgrounds from around the globe will battle it out during physical and mental challenges for their share of a $1 million prize. New faces aren't the only difference for this season, there are new rules to the game so many have played before. Expect new alliances and twists along the way in what MTV is calling "the grittiest, most hardcore season ever."

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Meet the cast below.

Johnny "Bananas" Devenanzio (Veteran)

This is his 18th time on The Challenge.

CT Tamburello (Veteran)

This is CT's 15th time on The Challenge.

Kam Williams (Veteran)

This is Kam's third time on the show.

Amanda Garcia (Veteran)

Amanda is on her fifth appearance.

Kyle Christie (Veteran)

Kyle is on his third Challenge.

Da'Vonne Rogers (Veteran)

This is Da'Vonne's second Challenge appearance.

Leroy Garrett (Veteran)

This is Leroy's 10th time on The Challenge.

Jenna Compono (Veteran)

Jenna has done seven Challenges.

Nany Gonzalez (Veteran)

Nany is on her sixth Challenge.

Zach Nichols (Veteran)

This is Zach's eighth time on The Challenge.

Natalie Negrotti (Veteran)

This is Natalie's third time on The Challenge.

Paulie Calafiore (Veteran)

This is Paulie's second Challenge, so he's a veteran. He previously appeared on Ex on the Beach and Big Brother.

Ashley Mitchell (Veteran)

Ashley is on her fourth Challenge.

Cara Maria Sorbello (Veteran)

Cara Maria is a 13-time The Challenge veteran.

Hunter Barfield (Veteran)

Hunter is now on his fourth The Challenge appearance.

Wes Bergmann (Veteran)

This is Wes' 11th time on The Challenge.

Joao Paulo Andrade (Prospect)

He comes from Ex on the Beach Brazil.

Gus Smyrnios (Prospect)

Gus is from Floribama Shore.

Mattie Lynn Breaux (Prospect)

She comes to the show from Party Down South.

Georgia Harrison (Prospect)

Georgia comes to the show from Love Island.

Liz Nolan (Prospect)

Liz spent time on Big Brother.

Turabi Camkiran (Prospect)

Turabi is from Survivor Turkey.

Natalie Duran (Prospect)

Natalie spent time on American Ninja Warrior.

Theo Campbell (Prospect)

Theo comes from the world of Love Island.

Morgan Willet (Prospect)

Morgan was previously on Big Brother.

Ashley Cain (Prospect)

Ashley was on Ex on the Beach UK.

Chase McNary (Prospect)

Viewers will remember Chase from this time on The Bachelorette.

Stephen Bear (Prospect)

Stephen comes from Geordie Shore.

Alan Valdez (Prospect)

Alan is a TV personality from Telemundo.

Julia Nolan (Prospect)

Julia comes from the world of Big Brother.

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This year, MTV will also launch The Challenge Messenger Bot, which includes trivia, polls, a meme generator and more. Fans can message The Challenge on Twitter and Facebook with their questions in real time.

The Challenge: War of the Worlds premieres Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 9 p.m. on MTV. An international premiere date will come in late February.

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