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[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?

Meet the cast:

U.S. TEAM

Ashley Mitchell - 6th Challenge Twitter: @mtvashleybrooke, Instagram: @mtvashleybrooke

Cara Maria Sorbello - 14th Challenge Twitter: @CaraMariaMTV, Instagram: @misscaramaria

Faith Stowers - 2nd Challenge, "Vanderpump Rules" Twitter: @faithstowers, Instagram: @kingfaithhope

Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio - 18th Challenge Twitter: @johnnybananas, Instagram: @realjohnnybananas

Jordan Wiseley - 5th Challenge Twitter: @JordanW_usa, Instagram: @jordan_wiseley

Josh Martinez - 2nd Challenge, "Big Brother" Twitter: @JOSHMBB19, Instagram: @josh_martinez_

Kam Williams - 4th Challenge Twitter: @iamkamiam_, Instagram: @iamkamiam_

Laurel Stucky - 6th Challenge Twitter: @laurelstucky, Instagram: @laurelstucky

Leroy Garrett - 11th Challenge Twitter: @bruce_lee85, Instagram: @royleethebarber

Nany Gonzalez - 8th Challenge Instagram: @nanycarmen

Paulie Calafiore - 3rd Challenge, "Big Brother" Twitter: @paulcalafiore_, Instagram: @paulcalafiore_

Tori Deal - 3rd Challenge Twitter: @tori_deal, Instagram: @tori_deal

Wes Bergmann - 12th Challenge Twitter: @westonbergmann, Instagram: @westonbergmann

Zach Nichols - 9th Challenge Twitter: @ZNichols15, Instagram: @zachnichols15

U.K. TEAM

Esther Falana - 1st Challenge, "BKCHAT LDN" Twitter: @estherfalana1

Georgia Harrison - 2nd Challenge; "Love Island" Twitter: @georgiaharisonx, Instagram: @georgialouiseharrison

Idris Virgo - 1st Challenge, "Love Island" Twitter: @idrisvirgo, Instagram: @idrisvirgo

Jennifer West - 1st Challenge, "Survival of the Fittest" Instagram: @jenniferwestofficial

Joss Mooney - 3rd Challenge, "Ex On The Beach UK" Twitter: @joss_mooney, Instagram: @jossmooney

Kayleigh Morris - 2nd Challenge, "Ex On the Beach UK" Twitter: @Kmorrisx, Instagram: @kayleighmariemorrisx

Kyle Christie - 4th Challenge, "Geordie Shore" Twitter: @KyleCGShore, Instagram: @kylecgshore

Nicole Bass - 1st Challenge, "Ex On The Beach UK" Twitter: @Nicolecharbass, Instagram: @nicolecharbass

Rogan O'Connor -- 2nd Challenge, "Ex On The Beach UK" Twitter: @Rogan_OConnor, Instagram: @roguesnaps

Sean Lineker - 1st Challenge, "Shipwrecked" Twitter: @seanalineker, Instagram: @seanlineker

Stephen Bear - 2nd Challenge, "Ex on The Beach UK," "Celeb Big Brother UK" Twitter: @stephen_bear, Instagram: @stevie_bear

Theo Campbell - 2nd Challenge, "Love Island" Twitter: @theo_campbell91, Instagram: @theo_campbell91

Tula 'Big T' Fazakerley - 1st Challenge, "Shipwrecked" Instagram: @bigtfaz

Zahida Allen - 2nd Challenge, "Ex On The Beach UK" Twitter: @xZahida

THE REINFORCEMENTS

'Ninja' Natalie Duran - 2nd Challenge, "America Ninja Warrior" Twitter: @Ninja_Natalie, Instagram: @ninja_natalie

Dee Nguyen - 2nd Challenge, "Geordie Shore" Instagram: @deenguyen

CT Tamburello - 16th Challenge Twitter: @TheOfficial_CT, Instagram: @_famous4nothing

Turabi 'Turbo' Camkiran - 2nd Challenge, "Survivor Turkey" Twitter: @turabicamkiran, Instagram: @turabi

Follow The Challenge on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and use #TheChallenge34 to join the conversation!

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.

About MTV:

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.

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Source: Nielsen; P18-49/L3 cvg rtgs.





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