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[09/30/10 - 08:52 AM]
MTV's "The Challenges: Cut Throat" Premieres on Wednesday, October 6 at 10pm ET/PT
The cable channel details the 30 fan favorites participating in the new season.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV'S "THE CHALLENGES: CUT THROAT" PREMIERES ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6 AT 10PM ET/PT

New Season Set To Take Place in Prague

New York, NY - September 30, 2010 - MTV today announced that it is headed to Prague in the Czech Republic for the latest installment of "The Challenge" set to premiere on Wednesday, October 6 at 10 pm et/pt. This season, 30 fan favorites will compete in "Cutthroat," a new cycle of competition where players will push themselves and each other past their breaking points. For the first time ever, three teams chosen by the players themselves will vie for half a million dollars in cash and prizes - the largest jackpot in "Challenge" history. With that much money at stake, old rivalries loom large and the drama in the house can take over on the battlefield. In "Cutthroat," teams will battle each other in nine extreme challenges, leading up to a massive and grueling finale. After each challenge, one man and one woman from each losing team will go head to head in the dreaded Gulag, a torturous one-on-one battle arena.

Meet the cast:

Camila - Cutthroat
Dunbar - Fresh meat II
Tori - Viewers Revenge
Tyler - The Duel
Melinda - RW: Austin
Brad - RW: San Diego
Brandon - Fresh Meat II
Mandi - Fresh Meat II
Chet - RW: Brooklyn
Paula - RW: Key West
Shauvon - RW: Sydney
Vinny - Fresh Meat II
Laurel - Fresh Meat II
Abram - The Gauntlet
Sarah - RW: Brooklyn
Dan - RW: Miami
Ayiiia - RW: Cancun
Luke - Fresh Meat II
CaraMaraia - Fresh Meat II
JD - RW: Brooklyn
Emily - RW: DC
Ty - RW: DC
Theresa - Fresh Meat
Derek - RW: Cancun
Johnny - RW: Key West
Jenn - RW: Denver
Derrick - X-treme
Emilee - RW: Cancun
Katie - The Quest
Eric - Fresh Meat

Cutthroat.mtv.com is your only destination to find out about the cast, flip through all new photos of the Cutthroat challenges, read our exclusive Cutthroat blog, watch full episodes, sneak peek and get the dish with our weekly online after show.

On October 1st mtv.com will launch Cutthroat dailies where viewers can see new uncensored video that never made it to air.

Sound off with other fans on Twitter and Facebook. Use our official hashtag #Cutthroat and have your tweets show up on the Cutthroat show site. The Cutthroat Facebook page can be found at http://www.facebook.com/rwrrchallenges.

About MTV:

MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is the leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

About Bunim-Murray Productions:

Bunim-Murray Productions is the leading independent producer of innovative entertainment content. The company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World (now in post production on its 23rd season and renewed for an additional 3 seasons on MTV). BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules, in 1995, the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life, in 2003, and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. Bunim-Murray's current programming includes The Bad Girls Club (Oxygen), Keeping up with the Kardashians and Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami (E!), The Real World/Road Rules Challenge (renewed for an additional 4 seasons on MTV), Project Runway and the Models of the Runway (Lifetime) and Styl'd (currently airing on MTV). Launched in 2006 to better reach the Digital Generation, Bunim-Murray's M Theory Entertainment is a spin-off entity focusing on new media initiatives. In 2007 Bunim-Murray launched BMP Films, a film division, which premiered its first documentary, Autism: The Musical, at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival, and its first scripted film Pedro, at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival, which made its television debut on April 1 on MTV. Autism: The Musical premiered to rave reviews on HBO on March 25, 2008 and won 2 Primetime EMMY awards. The company's second documentary, Shadow Billionaire, premiered at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. In 2008 Bunim-Murray Productions formed M Music, a music management division, with its first band, A Cursive Memory, signing with Vagrant Records. Bunim-Murray Productions is based in Van Nuys, CA. It was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim.





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