MTV's Official Challenge Podcast

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MTV’s Official Challenge Podcast is a deep dive for superfans, taking you behind the scenes for the first time ever. We are pulling back the curtain and interviewing producers and insiders who will share secrets of The Challenge, everything from how stunts are created to the food the Challengers eat. Hosts Tori Deal and Aneesa Ferreira are spilling tea on everything the contenders are up to outside of the show.

Episode Date
It Takes Two w/ MJ Garrett & Jonna Mannion
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by our newly crowned Challenge champs, MJ Garrett and Jonna Mannion. The Challenge vets discuss the most brutal parts of the final, share behind the scenes secrets that weren't in the episode and reveal how one Challenger could've changed their entire season. The podcast will be off next week, but Tori will Aneesa will be back with brand new episodes starting January 28th on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 14, 2022
Break Stuff w/ Brad Fiorenza
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Tori and Aneesa bring on Challenge Champion and 11x Challenger, Brad Fiorenza to talk about working with Jodi, what he learned from a game changing mistake during this week's challenge, and his thoughts on the new school crop of Challengers. Join Tori and Aneesa Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2 on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 07, 2022
(You Drive Me) Crazy w/ Teck Holmes
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Legendary Challenge competitor Teck Holmes joins Tori and Aneesa to discuss this week's "Dive & Conquer" Challenge, The King's Palace and Greek salad. Join Tori and Aneesa Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2 on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 31, 2021
Save the Palace w/ Casey Cooper
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Challenge All Star Casey Cooper to get into this week's episode. From her pregnancy and wedding to the King's Palace and working with Cohutta, they get into it all. Join Tori and Aneesa Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 24, 2021
Spies, Lies & Allies Reunion w/ Devin Walker
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by the hilarious Devin Walker to unpack this week's reunion episodes, give out awards for the best (and worst) performances this season, and finally decide on the biggest Spies, Liars and Allies from this season. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 23, 2021
A Whole New World w/ Jasmine Reynaud
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by 6x Challenger, Jasmine Reynaud to get into the latest episode of The Challenge: All Stars 2. She discusses what it's like to now be a part of "The Kings Palace," what happened with her and Tyler's puzzle during the "Deep Dive" challenge, and how her kids pushed her to complete last week's challenge, despite a nasty fall. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 17, 2021
The Decision w/ Kaycee Clark
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by the newly crowned Challenge Champion, Kaycee Clark. She sits down to talk with the hosts about navigating this season with Nany by her side, running the final with 5x Champ CT and her million dollar decision. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 16, 2021
Old Tina Can’t Come to the Phone w/ Melinda Collins
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by 5x Challenger, Melinda Collins, to get into the latest episode of The Challenge: All Stars 2. They discuss her scary fall during this week's challenge, what it was like going up against Tina in elimination (sort of), and how sharing the story of her pregnancy loss helped her heal. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. "Miscarriage" or, more accurately, “pregnancy loss” is more common than you think, and it's not your fault. Find helpful resources at bedsider.org Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 10, 2021
Night of Mistakes w/ TJ Lavin
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by the legend himself, TJ Lavin, to discuss the beginning of his final, an elimination that has been brewing all season, and what set Spies, Lies and Allies apart from the 29 other seasons he's hosted. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 09, 2021
New Divide w/ Derrick Kosinski
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3x Challenge Champ and host of the Challenge Mania podcast, Derrick Kosinski, joins Tori and Aneesa to breakdown the latest episode of The Challenge: All Stars 2. They get into the shocking alliances that have already formed, what it's like being public enemy #1 in the house, and he even teases an upcoming twist that will turn the entire season upside down. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 03, 2021
Drop Dead w/ Emanuel Neagu
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Rookie of the year contender Emanuel Neagu comes on the podcast to talk to Tori and Aneesa about the mission and elimination from this week that sent him airborne, the upcoming "Night of Eliminations" and... his plumbing business. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 02, 2021
Firestarter w/ Jodi Weatherton
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by 2x Challenge Champ, Jodi Weatherton, to get into all the behind the scenes info on this week's episode of The Challenge: All Stars 2. The Challenge vets discuss her fiery elimination win, the revenge she's planning for future episodes, and how she's been navigating the game as one of the biggest threats in the Challenge house.  Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 26, 2021
Riverdance w/ Devyn Simone
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by the host of The Challenge Aftermath, Devyn Simone, to discuss this week's million dollar mission, the politicking (or lack thereof) that got her to the final on both of her Challenge seasons, and the advice she has to offer the couples in the house as they get closer to the final.  Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 25, 2021
It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye w/ Derek Chavez
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Challenge All Star, Derek Chavez, for an interview that is equal parts fun and emotional. They discuss the journey Derek has been on since the passing of his sister, what it was like to be joined by his fellow Real World: Cancun family on this season, and a shocking secret that will have you rethink everything you know about this week's elimination. Plus, fellow Challenge All Star Ryan Kehoe drops in! Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Note: This episode includes discussions of mental health and suicide. If at any point you’re feeling overwhelmed, we encourage you to press pause and take a deep breathe, go for a walk, or visit mentalhealthishealth.us for resources. You can jump back in whenever you’re ready. If you or someone you know is struggling, call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at afsp.org for resources. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 19, 2021
The Cave Of The Wolf w/ Devin Walker
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by 6-time Challenge competitor, Devin Walker (also known as Max, also known as Dave). The Challenge vets discuss one cell's failed attempt to sabotage another during this week's mission, Amanda's plot to get Tori out of the Emerald cell, and Tori and Devin's explosive argument. He also somehow finds a way to sneak in a Sir Isaac Newton quote. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 18, 2021
One More Time w/ Tina Bridges
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In their first All Stars 2 episode, Tori and Aneesa are joined by the legendary Tina Bridges (née Barta). They celebrate the return of All Stars, an iconic cast being back on our TV screens, and an already incredible Challenge season off to a wild start. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 12, 2021
Maverick w/ Big T
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by fan favorite Challenge competitor, Big T, to discuss a "matter of death or death" challenge, a new mindset for the Ruby team, and where she currently stands with both CT and Logan. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 11, 2021
Introducing: All Stars 2
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Season 2 of The Challenge: All-Stars is coming to Paramount+. Starting Friday, November 12, join Tori and Aneesa on MTV’s Official Challenge Podcast as they recap each episode of the new season of All-Stars every Friday. 24 Challenge All Stars are reuniting to see who still has what it takes to become a champion. Watch Season 2 of The Challenge: All Stars on Paramount+ starting November 11, 2021. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 05, 2021
Titanic w/ Nelson Thomas
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by the 8-time Challenger, Nelson Thomas, to discuss an elimination that hits close to home, the tensions in the Ruby cell, and why he puts the "tea" in Nelly T. Join Tori and Aneesa every Thursday as they go behind the scenes of The Challenge: Spies Lies and Allies, and Fridays, as they pull back the curtain on The Challenge: All Stars 2, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 04, 2021
500 w/ Jon Murray
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In an extra special episode celebrating The Challenge's 500th episode, Tori and Aneesa are joined by the show's creator, Jon Murray. They discuss how The Real World and Road Rules paved the way for The Challenge, the biggest hurdle in the show's development process, and some of the reality TV pioneer's favorite memories from across 500 episodes. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 28, 2021
Mucus Plug w/ Kyle Christie
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by pole wrestle champion and new father, Kyle Christie. They get into the terrifying Satellite Sabotage challenge, Kyle's risky mid-challenge move, and Ed's dangerous political (or maybe anti-political?) play. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 21, 2021
Precious Stones w/ Executive Producer Danny Wascou
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Executive Producer Danny Wascou to discuss the twist that has turned the entire season upside down. They discuss the difficulties of working on a team vs. working in a pair, which Challengers are best set up to navigate the rest of this "cutthroat" season, and what to look forward to in upcoming episodes. If you like behind the scenes info, you do not want to miss this episode. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 14, 2021
The War w/ Josh Martinez
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The Veteran War has begun and Tori and Aneesa bring on Josh Martinez to get to the bottom of it. They discuss the muddy "Bombshell Battle" challenge, the muddying alliances in the house, and TJ's huge twist at the end of the episode that has left everyone hanging. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 07, 2021
The Threat w/ Priscilla Anyabu
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by the rookie that has detonated an explosive in the center of the Veteran Alliance: Priscilla Anyabu. The Challengers discuss Priscilla's risky move, the difference between living in The Love Island villa vs. The Challenge house and they finally get to the bottom of the who ate #ThePizza. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 30, 2021
Uncle CT w/ Fessy Shafaat
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Tori and Aneesa dive into an episode that has everyone on edge. From TJ visiting Headquarters to crumbling alliances everywhere you look: The Challenge vets discuss the behind the scenes of it all. Plus, they're joined by Fessy for an eye opening interview about his fight with Josh, his thoughts on the Big Brother alliance, and a sudden end to a season that was just getting started. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 23, 2021
Alien w/ Emy Alupei
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Tori and Aneesa talk to The Challenge's resident pop star, Emy Alupei, on this week's podcast episode. They get all the behind the scenes info on her performance of "Alien," her friendship with "Uncle CT," and what it's like to represent Romania on the show. The challengers also discuss the dizzying "Turning Agents" challenge, the multiple romances in the house (some more surprising than others), and Tori sets the record straight on an explosive argument that started over frozen pizza. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 16, 2021
Good Vibes And Gladiator w/ Showrunner Ryan Smith
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Tori and Aneesa go even more behind the scenes than usual in this episode, as they are joined by Ryan Smith, the Executive Producer and Showrunner of The Challenge: Spies, Lies & Allies. They discuss how a season comes together, the most difficult challenges and eliminations to execute, and the biggest hurdles he faced while putting this season together. The Challenge vets also dive into a muddy challenge, a bold move by a rookie, and a devastating end to one challenger's season. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 09, 2021
Messy w/ Corey Lay
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On this week's episode Tori and Aneesa are joined by the incredible Corey Lay, and they get his opinion on everything: from the vet alliance and Big Brother's implosion, to that explosive elimination and whether or not he could ever trust the vets again. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 02, 2021
Truce or Dare w/ Michele Fitzgerald
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Michele Fitzgerald to talk about that brutal injury during this week's terrifying challenge, her strategy going onto the show after winning Survivor, and her thoughts on being targeted by the vet alliance. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 26, 2021
Bertha w/ Ed Eason
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by The Circle's Ed Eason to discuss the latest episode of The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies. They get into that insane high speed challenge, some new drama in the house, and all of the twists that keep coming from "Mr. TJ." Ed also explains his strategy coming into the show, how the Challenge house differs from The Circle apartments, and even premieres some original songs. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 19, 2021
The List w/ Michaela Bradshaw
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The wait is over! The Challenge: Spies, Lies & Allies is finally here, and Tori and Aneesa are back to cover all the action. In this week's episode the Challenge vets discuss a daily challenge with international implications, a house full of hookups and they even bring on Survivor's Michaela Bradshaw to finally get to the bottom of #thelist. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 12, 2021
Introducing: Spies, Lies & Allies
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A new era of The Challenge is here! The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies is coming to MTV, with more international challengers than ever before. Coinciding with the new season, Aneesa and Tori are back to recap each episode, reliving the drama of the series’ biggest alliances, frenemies and feuds starting August 12th.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 05, 2021
All Stars Reunion + Spies, Lies & Allies Sneak Peek!
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Tori and Aneesa get into all the drama at the All Stars reunion, wrap up a historic first season of The Challenge: All Stars AND give listeners an exclusive sneak peek of the hotly anticipated new season of The Challenge: Spies, Lies & Allies. Make sure you stay subscribed because The Challenge: Spies, Lies & Allies is just around the corner, and you don't want to miss one second of the action on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 22, 2021
You’re the Best Around w/ Yes Duffy
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by the first ever Challenge: All Stars champion, Yes Duffy, to discuss the final episode of The Challenge: All Stars. They breakdown his game changing strategy in and out of the Challenge house, the brutal end to a brutal final, and what he's going to do with the prize money. Watch the biggest event in Challenge history, The Challenge: All Stars, streaming now exclusively on Paramount Plus, and go behind the scenes after with MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 15, 2021
Mo Money Mo Problems w/ Justin Booth
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Challenge Executive Producer and Showrunner, Justin Booth, to discuss episode 8 of The Challenge: All Stars. They dive into day one of TJ's grueling final, discuss the shocking early eliminations, and look back at other Challenge finals throughout the years. Watch the biggest event in Challenge history, The Challenge: All Stars, streaming now exclusively on Paramount Plus, and go behind the scenes after with MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 01, 2021
What About Your Friends? w/ Derrick Kosinski
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by 3-time Challenge champ and host of the Challenge Mania podcast, Derrick Kosinski, to get into this week's episode of The Challenge: All Stars. They discuss the straight out of an action film challenge, the growing tensions in the house, and what it means to get to the final after so many years. The Challenge vets also get some podcasting tips from Derrick, and he shares his top 4 (or 6 or 8) Challengers of all time. Watch the biggest event in Challenge history, The Challenge: All Stars, streaming now exclusively on Paramount Plus, and go behind the scenes after with MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 24, 2021
Free Fallin’ w/ Katie Cooley
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Challenge legend, Katie Cooley, to discuss episode 6 of The Challenge: All Stars. The Challenge vets get into that terrifying above water challenge, Katie's alliances, and an elimination twist that sends the house into a panic. Watch the biggest event in Challenge history, The Challenge: All Stars, streaming now exclusively on Paramount Plus, and go behind the scenes after with MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 17, 2021
Nuthin’ but an OG Thang w/ Syrus
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Challenge legend, Syrus Yarbrough, to get into episode 5 of The Challenge: All Stars. They discuss the grueling mini final, a devastating elimination, and yet another jaw dropping twist. Watch the biggest event in Challenge history, The Challenge: All Stars, streaming now exclusively on Paramount Plus, and go behind the scenes after with MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 10, 2021
Semi-Charmed Lifesaver w/ Beth Stolarczyk
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Challenge icon, Beth Stolarczyk, to give listeners an inside scoop on episode 4 of The Challenge: All Stars. They discuss that heart-pounding challenge, the mysterious Lifesaver and a heated surprise exit. Watch the biggest event in Challenge history, The Challenge: All Stars, streaming now exclusively on Paramount Plus, and go behind the scenes after with MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 03, 2021
I've Got the Power w/ Darrell Taylor
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by 4-time Challenge Champ, Darrell Taylor, to get into episode 3 of The Challenge: All Stars. They discuss all the drama in the house, an ice cold challenge, and a spicy hot elimination. Watch the biggest event in Challenge history, The Challenge: All Stars, streaming now exclusively on Paramount Plus, and go behind the scenes after with MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 27, 2021
All That You Can’t Leave Behind w/ Trishelle Cannatella
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Challenge Icon, Trishelle Cannatella, to discuss the second episode of The Challenge: All Stars. They get into Trishelle's apology to Aneesa, that insane elimination, and Katie and Trishelle's falling out. Watch the biggest event in Challenge history, The Challenge: All Stars, streaming now exclusively on Paramount Plus, and go behind the scenes after with MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 20, 2021
Legends Never Die w/ Mark Long
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On their first episode covering The Challenge: All Stars, Tori and Aneesa are joined by the Godfather himself, Mark Long, to discuss the excitement behind All Stars, what's to come on this season, and what it's like to come back onto The Challenge after so many years. Watch the biggest event in Challenge history, The Challenge: All Stars, streaming now exclusively on Paramount Plus, and go behind the scenes after with MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 13, 2021
Double Agents: Reunion Part 2 w/ Cory Wharton
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by 8-time Challenger and 4-time Challenge finalist, Cory Wharton, to talk about the brutal Double Agents final, an explosive reunion, and of course, The Cory Curse. The Challenge vets also discuss Leroy's retirement, Fessy and Nelson's falling out, and they reflect on a Challenge season unlike any other. Tori and Aneesa will be covering all things All Stars now that Double Agents is over, so make sure you stay subscribed so you don't miss one second of the action, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 06, 2021
Introducing: All Stars
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Aneesa and Tori are back for a new season of MTV's Official Challenge Podcast, where they'll be reviewing every episode of the Paramount+ exclusive series, The Challenge: All-Stars. Starting May 13th, tune in for new episodes featuring cast interviews and behind-the-scenes info you can’t get anywhere else.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 03, 2021
Double Agents: Reunion Part 1 w/ Melissa Casasnovas
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by reunion showrunner, Melissa Casasnovas, to discuss every aspect of filming this year's reunion: from conducting pre-interviews and digging up dirt on social media, to strategic seat placement and an all-female control room. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 29, 2021
The World Is Not Enough w/ Amber B. & CT
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by the newly crowned Challenge champions, CT and Amber Borzotra. They discuss that brutal final, what they're going to do with the money, and what they've been up to since winning Double Agents. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 22, 2021
No Time To Die w/ TJ Lavin
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by the one and only, TJ Lavin, to discuss the first half of his final and his thoughts on a season unlike any other. They also talk about TJ being fired from the fire department, how a quesadilla led to him hosting The Challenge, and what he does while production isn't looking. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 15, 2021
True Lies w/ Kam & Leroy
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by everyone's favorite Challenge power couple, Kam and Leroy, to discuss the final elimination before the final, TJ's early morning visit to the house, and their jaw-dropping political moves from this week's episode. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 08, 2021
A Most Wanted Man w/ Amber Borzotra
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Tori and Aneesa talk to rookie of the year, Amber B, about her second hall brawl win of the season, her bold power move down in the crater during this week's episode, and the advice from Darrell that she'll never forget. The Challenge vets also discuss CT's training plan for Big T, Nany's risky partner decision, and an ever changing Big Brother alliance. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 01, 2021
Never Say Never Again w/ Fessy Shafaat
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Tori and Aneesa bring on the man of the hour, Fessy Shafaat, to discuss his fight with CT, what it was like when Gabby went home, and why he was so terrified to jump out of that plane. The Challenge vets also discuss Big T's impressive elimination win, a behind the scenes story from filming the reunion, and Aneesa explains why she's proud of the work she's done on this season. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 25, 2021
The Best of Enemies w/ Kyle Christie
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Tori and Aneesa bring on the hilarious 6-time Challenger, Kyle Christie, to discuss his new partnership with Aneesa, why he calls himself "The Bringer of Death," and the new alliance: Big Sister. The Challenge vets also discuss the tricky strategy behind this week's challenge, Tori's sleep paralysis demon, and Kyle tries to give out the phone numbers of other Challenge competitors. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 18, 2021
The Spy Who Loved Fessy w/ Kaycee Clark
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Tori and Aneesa talk to fan favorite Challenger and Big Brother champion, Kaycee Clark, to figure out her strategy going into this week's challenge, the secrets behind her political game, and her least favorite thing about ram balls. The challenge vets also discuss this week's elimination, Fessy's risky moves, and a house growing more and more tense as the final approaches. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 11, 2021
Tinker, Tailer, Bunny, Spy w/ Josh Martinez
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by 4-time Challenger Josh Martinez to talk about this week's unexpected elimination, his budding friendship with Devin, and which A-list pop star is a HUGE Challenge fan. The Challenge Vets also discuss the big betrayal in the house this week, TJ's security breach, and what to expect from that insane cliffhanger. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 04, 2021
An Inconvenient Goof w/ Big T
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Tori is joined by guest cohost Big T to discuss this week's surprising challenge outcome, an unexpected exit from the house, and the episode's jaw dropping cliffhanger. They also talk about what Big T's been up to in the off season, what it's like working with CT, and why she thinks Boris Johnson would make a good Challenge partner. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 25, 2021
A Clockwork Amber w/ Devin Walker
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by 5-time Challenger Devin Walker to talk about his Big Brother feud, announce "peach season," and explain those Dave and Max nicknames. They also get into his strategy for this week's daily challenge and Devin explains how he got so good at stirring the pot. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 18, 2021
Lady Vengeance w/ Skye Topic
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Tori and Aneesa discuss the return of everyone's least favorite Challenge (trivia), Amber B's big gamble and the infamous Cory Curse. The Challenge vets are also joined by Challenge Supervising Producer and casting lead, Skye Topic, to break down the casting process for the show. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 11, 2021
A Muddy Matter w/ CT
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Challenge legend, CT, to discuss his biggest accomplishments over the years, his regrets, and the reason he's started talking like a baby in public. The vets also discuss this week's messy challenge, the return of an epic elimination and the tensions rising in the house. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 04, 2021
Die Another Jay w/ Danny Wascou
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Tori and Aneesa are joined by Challenge Executive Producer, Danny Wascou, to break down the show's intense interviewing process, discuss an elimination for the ages, and try to figure out what happened with the guys during this week's challenge. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 28, 2021
From Theresa With Love w/ Julie Pizzi
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Tori and Aneesa dive into all of it on this week's episode: from secret alliances and Theresa's big political moves to an elimination that looks surprisingly familiar. The Challenge vets are also joined by former Challenge showrunner and current President of Bunim/Murray Productions, Julie Pizzi, to dig into this week's episode and discuss how The Challenge has changed over the years. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. If you or someone you know is struggling with their emotional health, head to halfofus.com for ways to get help. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 21, 2021
Skyfall w/ Natalie Anderson
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We get into all of it on this week's episode. Friends go against friends, a devastating elimination, and the rookies find their power in numbers. Plus, Natalie Anderson comes on to discuss her surprise departure from the show and share a powerful message about pregnancy loss and self acceptance.  Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. And for more information on pregnancy loss, head to bedsider.org. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 14, 2021
Duplicity w/ Nelson Thomas
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Tori and Aneesa break down one of the most difficult challenges of the season, the new rivalries developing in the house, and Fessy's surprise political move.  They also bring on Nelson Thomas to discuss beings sent home, where his friendship with Fessy stands, and a shocking revelation about his performance in the elimination.  Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 07, 2021
Bonus Episode: Tori & Aneesa Answer Listener Questions!
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In this bonus episode, Tori and Aneesa do a super sized version of Listener Transmissions, where they answer all of your burning questions.  Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 31, 2020
Enemy of the State w/ Dan Caster
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Tori and Aneesa talk about all of those injuries, the surprise elimination, and Tori's team being infiltrated. They also bring on Challenge Producer and Vice President of Series Development, Dan Caster, to find out what it's like catering to new and old fans, how much material goes into one episode, and whether producers have favorite challenge competitors.  Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 24, 2020
Dive Another Day w/ The Miz
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In their second episode, Tori and Aneesa discuss that bone chilling challenge, celebrate Aneesa's second challenge win and also try to figure out what was going on with Joseph's mustard. They also bring on Challenge champion and WWE legend, The Miz, to find out who he would want as his partner on this season and why it's so important to learn to swim.  Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 17, 2020
License To Killer Kam w/ Emer Harkin
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Join Challenge vets, Tori Deal and Aneesa Ferreira, as they dig into the brand new season of The Challenge: Double Agents. In their very first episode, Tori and Aneesa discuss who to watch out for this season, go behind the scenes of that heated elimination, and share editing secrets you won't hear anywhere else. Plus, they interview Challenge Executive Producer Emer Harkin, and make sure you listen to the end for Challenge Confidential and listener questions. Watch new episodes of The Challenge every Wednesday, and go behind the scenes with Tori and Aneesa the next morning, on MTV's Official Challenge Podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 10, 2020
MTV's Official Challenge Podcast Trailer
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MTV’s Official Challenge Podcast is the only official Challenge podcast. Join Challenge vets, Tori Deal and Aneesa Ferreira, as they share behind the scenes takes on the newest season of MTV’s The Challenge. Coming December 10th. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 01, 2020