[08/09/19 - 11:31 AM] MTV's "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" Premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00PM ET/PT with Expanded 90-Minute Episodes Set in the middle of the jungle, "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" returns to a classic team format; 14 Brits will battle it out against 14 Americans for their share of the $1 million-dollar prize.
[via press release from MTV]
MTV's "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00PM ET/PT with expanded 90-minute episodes
U.S. vs. U.K. teams revealed
Legendary vets Laurel Stucky and Jordan Wiseley return
New York, NY (August 9, 2019) - On the heels of the highest rated season of "The Challenge" in seven years, MTV unveils the highly anticipated "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2," set to premiere on Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00PM ET/PT with expanded 90-minute episodes.
Following "The Challenge: War of the Worlds," the lines have been drawn between the U.K. and the U.S. players. Set in the middle of the jungle, "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" returns to a classic team format; 14 Brits will battle it out against 14 Americans for their share of the $1 million-dollar prize.
In the premiere episode, the winning team will have the first pick from the lineup of "reinforcements," featuring all-stars CT Tamburello, Dee Nguyen, 'Ninja' Natalie Duran, and last season's champion, Turabi 'Turbo' Camkiran.
After turning on each other last season, will the Americans be able to unite in order to reclaim the throne against the unstoppable British alliance?
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This season, "The Challenge" will launch its own YouTube channel where fans can subscribe to watch original content, throwback scenes from their favorite seasons and much, much more!
"The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" was created for MTV by Bunim/Murray Productions. Gil Goldschein, Julie Pizzi, Scott Freeman and Justin Booth serve as Executive Producers, and Jack Reifert, Danny Wascou, Joseph Guidry and Jeff Schmidt serve as Co-Executive Producers.
MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries, reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. A unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), MTV operations span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios.
About Bunim/Murray Productions
Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP) is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World, which recently moved to Facebook after 32 seasons on MTV. BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. BMP's current programming includes Keeping up with the Kardashians, Total Divas and Total Bellas (E!), The Challenge (MTV), Born This Way (A&E), Earth Live (National Geographic), The Real World and Ball in the Family (Facebook Watch), Endless Summer and Growing Up is a Drag (Snapchat), Miz and Mrs. (USA Network), and Family or Fiance (OWN). BMP has also produced They Call Us Monsters (PBS), Valentine Road (HBO), Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO) for BMP Films. Based in Glendale, CA, the company was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy's Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.