MTV released the trailer and premiere date on November 20, The intensely competitive challenge brought in high ratings and this set ideas in motion to produce yet another spin-off series. Except for season one, a monetary prize has always been the award for winning the final mission. The most vulnerable rookies are those who have just recently completed their respective shows season and are participating in the game for their very first time; often they are the first to be singled out and targeted by everyone else due to their lack of bonds with existing cast. Most recently alumni from Big Brother U. The series initially used no hosts but instead a former cast member who had been kicked off his or her season, providing assignments as "Mr.
Lara. Age: 26.
Another commonly used term on the show is "alliance.
Fiona. Age: 31.
In , production began on Battle of the Seasons. The casts are made up of contestants originating from one of The Challenge's related TV programs and contestants originating from one of the few Challenge seasons that have allowed previously unknown contestants. In a six-episode event entitled The Challenge: Champs vs.