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MTV's "Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet Iii" Is Back and Bigger Then Ever with a Full Hour of Adventure Premiering January 23 at 10:00pm (ET/PT)
Plus: look for the "Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet III" launch special on January 19th at 12:00 PM (ET/PT).

[via press release from MTV]


Launch Preview Special "The Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet III" Premieres on Saturday, January 19th at 12:00 PM (ET/PT)

MTV is back with more fights, drama and extreme challenges as "Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet III" (gauntlet3.mtv.com) premieres January 23rd at 10:00PM (ET/PT) in a new hour long format.

This season, 32 favorite "Veterans" and "Rookies" from "The Real World" and "Road Rules" will battle it out for $400,000 in cash and prizes, in a winning team takes all competition. Pro BMX dirt jumper, TJ Lavin will be back again as host to lead the teams through the challenges. Players find themselves competing in some of the hardest obstacles yet, both on and off the playing field.

Viewers will have the opportunity to meet the cast and count down the top moments in challenges history with the "Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet III" launch special on January 19th at 12:00 PM (ET/PT).

Bringing viewers a more in-depth Gauntlet, MTV.com will feature full episodes, sneak peeks and a gauntlet blog. MTV VOD will be running full episodes. MTV Mobile will feature full episodes on all mobile carrier distribution partners and broadband distribution partners online. Cast bios and episode guides will also be available on the MTV mobile website, wap.mtv.com.

MTV's Virtual Worlds will launch the Virtual Gauntlet where users compete in bi-weekly challenges to win MTV$. Players sign up for one of two teams as the teams will go head to head to see who can complete various missions and activities throughout all of the MTV virtual worlds. The users will also get the opportunity to play a role in the challenge as reporters and bloggers, commenting on the drama, parties and ongoing challenges.

Cast members include:

Veterans: Coral (RW: Back to New York), Beth (RW: Los Angeles), Katie (RR: The Quest), Robin (RW: San Diego), Paula (RW: Key West), Ev (Fresh Meat), Casey (Fresh Meat), Diem (Fresh Meat), CT (RW: Paris), Brad (RW: San Diego), Danny (RW: Austin), Eric (Fresh Meat), Evan (Fresh Meat), Kenny (Fresh Meat), Johnny (RW: Key West), Adam (RW: Paris).

Rookies: Johanna (RW: Austin), Brooke (RW: Denver), Melinda (RW: Austin), Janelle (RE: Key West), Rachel (RW: Austin), Jillian (RR: The Extreme), Angel (RR: Viewer's Revenge), Tori (RR: Viewer's Revenge), Tyrie (RR: Denver), Alex (RW: Denver), Tyler (RW: Key West), Nehemiah (RW: Austin), Zach (RW: Key West), Derek (RR: Viewer's Revenge), Frank (RW: Las Vegas), Ryan (Fresh Meat).

"The Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet III" is Executive Produced by Jonathan Murray, Scott Freeman and Justin Booth. Jack Reifert is Producer. Jacquelyn French and Drew Tappon are the MTV Development Executives overseeing the series.

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 100 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services � MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN, VH1 CLASSIC, LOGO, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 95 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.

  [january 2008]  


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