Paramount+ today announced the cast lineup for the upcoming global tournament The Challenge: World Championship, which is set to premiere Wednesday, March 8 in the U.S. and Canada with two back-to-back episodes. You can watch the official trailer by scrolling down as well.
The series will debut on the service in the U.K., Latin America and Australia on Thursday, March 9, and in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and France on Wednesday, July 5. A first look from the series premiere was also released (watch below).
Additionally, MTV will air a one-time sneak preview of the new series with the premiere episode being shown in its entirety on Wednesday, March 8 at 8:00 PM, ET/PT.
In the franchise’s first-ever world tournament, each global MVP will be paired with a “Challenge” Legend, a notable veteran from previous seasons of the MTV series, who will serve as their partner to form the most epic teams in the history of the franchise. Together they will work towards the most difficult challenge of them all: the brutal ﬁnale worth $500,000.
THE CHALLENGE: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITORS
Johnny “Bananas” DeVenanzio
Ben Driebergen (“The Challenge: USA”)
Danny McCray (“The Challenge: USA”)
Justine Ndiba (“The Challenge: USA”)
Sarah Lacina (“The Challenge: USA”)
Emily Seebohm (“The Challenge: Australia”)
Grant Crapp (“The Challenge: Australia”)
Kiki Morris (“The Challenge: Australia”)
Troy Cullen (“The Challenge: Australia”)
Additional cast from The Challenge: Argentina and The Challenge: UK will be announced at a later date following each series; finale.
The Challenge: USA and The Challenge: Australia are currently available to stream on Paramount+, with The Challenge: UK available for streaming in the U.S and Canada on Saturday, Feb. 25, and The Challenge: Argentina available on Wednesday, April 5.
The Challenge: World Championship was created for MTV Entertainment Studios by Bunim/Murray Productions. Julie Pizzi and Justin Booth serve as executive producers.
German Abarca, Ernesto De La O, David Sambuchi, Kristopher Schwalenberg and Brad Tiemann serve as co-executive producers. Skye Topic serves as supervising producer, Margaret Morales as producer and Jacob Lane as consulting producer.
Dan Caster and Leanne Mucci serve as executive producers with Jared March as supervising producer for MTV Entertainment Studios and Donny Herran as SVP of production, with Angela Liao as executive in charge of production.
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