MTV is expanding its Challenge programming with a six-part docuseries about the popular competition series, titled The Challenge: Untold History.
The Challenge: Untold History takes viewers behind the scenes of The Challenge, showing the conception and evolution of the show, with commentary from producers, competitors, media analysts, and famous fans. The docuseries will feature more than 30 past competitors, including Wes Begmann, Johnny “Bananas” and Devenazio, as they reflect on their time on the series. In addition to iconic contestants, famous fans of the series like Kim Kardashian, Vernon Davis, and Lindsey Jacobellis are set to appear.
Originally titled Road Rules: All Stars and later Real World/Road Rules Challenge, The Challenge premiered in 1998 and has aired for over 37 seasons, with multiple spinoffs including Champs vs. Stars and All Stars. A new iteration, The Challenge: CBS, premieres this summer on CBS.
The Challenge: Untold Story is set to premiere this summer on MTV. A sneak peek of the new docuseries will air during the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards on June 5, which will be simulcast on various ViacomCBS-owned networks.
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