See The Challenge: Total Madness Cast Discover Their New and "Terrifying" Bunker

Exclusive! Watch The Challenge: Total Madness cast discover they're living in an bunker

By Chris Harnick Mar 24, 2020 5:00 PMTags
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It's Total Madness when The Challenge returns for its landmark 35th season and E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at the MTV show's season premiere.

In the below video, the cast of The Challenge: Total Madness gets to check out their new gigs. Gone are the jungle houses, the spacious mansions and the lavish pools. Instead, the cast is living in a bunker. They're totally isolated.

"For the first time ever, we are living in a nuclear bomb shelter," Johnny "Bananas" Devenanzio, says in the exclusive sneak peek below. "This place is terrifying."

The clip features the cast seeing their new digs for the first time. Their reactions range from "What the f—k?" to "Holy s—t!" and "Wow, dude. We're in a bunker!" The luxuries of old Challenge houses are nowhere to be seen.

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"I'm in this dungeon type thing. I'm like, ‘Where's the hot tub? Where's the mimosas? Where the heck is the sun?'" Mattie Breaux says.

It's safe to say everyone is in disbelief about their new home base. "Surely this isn't it," Melissa Reeves says. "There's no windows. There's hardly any air. There's no wardrobe space. I've stepped into prison!"

They've got a blanket, toilet paper and a bar of soap that looks like it's seen better days.

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While going through the house, the cast finds what appears to be a living room (couches and some games?), a war room full of screens and lots and lots of hallways. However, there is a kitchen, gym, a small pool and some other luxuries for the cast to use while they are in competition with one another.

Meet the cast below.

Kaycee Clark

Kaycee is a Big Brother veteran.

Christopher Jordan "Swaggy C" Williams

He hails from Big Brother.

Aneesa Ferreira

This is Aneesa's 13th time on The Challenge.

Jordan Wisely

Jordan is on his sixth appearance.

Faysal Shawn "Fessy" Shafaat

His credits include Big Brother and American Ninja Warrior.

Bayleigh Dayton

She comes to The Challenge from Big Brother.

Tori Deal

Tori is on her fourth appearance.

Nelson Thomas

Nelson is on his sixth Challenge.

Melissa Reeves

Melissa is on her third appearance.

Jenna Compono

This will be her eighth time on The Challenge.

Stephen Bear

He's on his third The Challenge appearance.

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer comes to The Challenge from The Amazing Race.

Josh Martinez

Josh is on The Challenge No. 3.

Dee Nguyen

Dee is on her third Challenge appearance.

Ashley Mitchell

Ashley is on her seventh The Challenge.

Tula "Big T" Fazakerley

"Big T" is on her second The Challenge competition.

Wes Bergmann

Wes is on The Challenge number 13.

Nany Gonzalez

Nany is on her ninth The Challenge experience.

Cory Wharton

Cory is on his seventh The Challenge appearance.

Jennifer West

Jennifer is on her second Challenge.

Jay Starrett

This will be Jay's first time on The Challenge. He previously competed on Survivor.

Kyle Christie

Kyle is on his fifth Challenge.

Asaf Goren

Asaf is a rookie this season, coming from Big Brother Israel and So You Think You Can Dance.

Mattie Breaux

Mattie is just on her second The Challenge appearance.

Kailah Casillas

Kailah is on her fifth Challenge.

Johnny "Bananas" Devenanzio

This is Johnny's 20th Challenge.

CT Tamburello

This is CT's 17th time on The Challenge.

Rogan O'Connor

This is Rogan's third time on The Challenge.

The Challenge: Total Madness premieres Wednesday, April 1 with a 90-minute episode on MTV.

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