MTV’s ‘The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars’ Pits Vets Against ‘Challenge’ Newbies

The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars, The Miz (host)

MTV is back with another The Challenge spinoff. The new eight-week series, The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars, debuts November 21st (10/9c) and is set to be hosted by WWE superstar and former Challenge competitor Mike ‘The Miz’ Mizanin.

This new iteration of the long-running competition show will pit 10 fierce champions from past Challenge seasons against 10 celebrity athletes and entertainers in a series of games and competitions. The winner takes home to $150,000 prize, but has to donate the cash to his/her favorite charity.

“After 12 years, I can’t tell you how excited I am to be back on The Challenge, this time as the host,” Mizanin said in a statement. “I can honestly say that if it wasn’t for this iconic show, I never would’ve had the confidence to fulfill my dream of becoming a WWE Superstar. The Challenge has evolved since my days of playing and now it’s pitting the biggest celebrity athletes against the best The Challenge has to offer. It’s must-see television at its finest!”

The Stars:
Ariane Andrew – Former WWE Diva
Josh Murray – Former Bachelorette contestant
Justina Valentine – Wild ‘N Out star
Kim Glass – Olympic volleyball player
Matt Rife  – TRL host
Michelle Waterson – MMA fighter
Riff Raff – Reality TV star
Romeo Miller – Actor/Rapper
Shawn Johnson – Olympic gymnast
Terrell Owens – Former NFL star

The Champs:
Johnny “Bananas”

The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars, Series Premiere, Nov. 21, 10/9c, MTV