(Fwrd Axis) — The Challenge All-Stars is getting even more competitive for its upcoming third season, only bringing in the most intense competitors who made it to a final challenge.
Paramount+ announced on Wednesday the cast for the third season of the show, which will include 24 veterans returning to compete to win their share of the $500,000 prize. T.J. Lavin returns to host.
“This season, I’ve upped the ante and have only invited the most elite group of competitors,” he says in the trailer.
The cast includes Veronica Portillo and Jordan Wiseley, along with Wes Bergmann, Kailah Casillas, Nia Moore, and Sylvia Elsrode. Players returning from the first two seasons include Darrell Taylor, Brad Fiorenza, Kendal Darnell, KellyAnne Judd, Tina Barta, Jemmye Carroll, and Nehemiah Clark. Season 1 winner Yes Duffy and Season 2 winners Jonna Mannion and MJ Garrett.
Mark Long, who serves as executive producer, is returning after skipping the second season.
The Challenge All-Stars is just one of several editions of The Challenge airing this year. “The Challenge: Argentina,” “The Challenge: Australia” and “The Challenge U.K.” Additionally, “The Challenge: CBS” will air this summer on CBS, featuring reality TV stars from CBS programs.
Once all four seasons have a winner, they will go head-to-head in a global competition on Paramount+, titled “The Challenge: War of the Worlds” to compete to be the best Challenge champion in the world.
The Challenge: All-Stars Season 3 premieres on Paramount+ on May 11.