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[03/12/14 - 01:34 PM]
It's Every Man and Woman for Themselves When MTV's "The Challenge: Free Agents" Premieres on Thursday, April 10 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
28 money-hungry players arrive in South America ready to take the competition by storm only to find that they'll be facing the most unpredictable Challenge game yet.

[via press release from MTV]

IT'S EVERY MAN AND WOMAN FOR THEMSELVES WHEN MTV'S "THE CHALLENGE: FREE AGENTS" PREMIERES ON THURSDAY, APRIL 10 AT 10:00 PM ET/PT

28 Players Travel to Uruguay For a Chance to Win Over $350,000 in Prize Money

All New Trailer Reveals a Brand New Game, Unexpected Twists, New Relationships and Renewed Rivalries During the 25th Season of the Celebrated Series.

Santa Monica, CA - (March 12, 2014) MTV travels to Punta del Este, Uruguay, for "The Challenge: Free Agents" premiering on Thursday, April 10 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. Twenty-eight money-hungry players arrive in South America ready to take the competition by storm only to find that they'll be facing the most unpredictable Challenge game yet: FREE AGENTS.

The 25th season of The Challenge, hosted by TJ Lavin, is an individual game. There are no permanent teams, no demanding partners, no one to slow you down. The FREE AGENTS answer to no one but themselves. Alliances are useless and tried and true strategies no longer work because players will have no idea if they will be competing in teams, pairs, or as individuals until moments before each challenge begins. They're forced to adjust to whatever is thrown their way because with $350,000 at stake, winning challenges has never been so important.

And losing has never been so nerve-wracking. After each challenge the winners select one guy and one girl to fight for their spot in the game while the losers must take part in the biggest elimination twist in challenge history - the DRAW, where one guy and one girl are selected by pure chance to face the two players nominated by the day's winners. With competitors' fates being determined by a flip of a card, no amount of strategy can protect them.

A sneak peek of the new season will premiere tonight at 10:00 - 11:00 P.M. ET/PT during MTV's "The Real World: Explosion"

Meet the cast

THE GUYS

CT - Twitter: @TheOfficialCT_- Number of Challenges: 11 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

'Swift' -Twitter: @BSwiftMTV - Number of Challenges: Rookie Season

Dustin - Twitter: @DustinZito - Number of Challenges: 3 - Last Challenge Appearance: Battle of the Seasons (Season 23)

Johnny 'Bananas' - Twitter: @MTVBananas - Number of Challenges: 9 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Leroy - Twitter: @RoyLee25MTV - Number of Challenges: 4 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Frank - Twitter: @MTVFrankSweeney - Number of Challenges: 3 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Isaac - Twitter: @SometimesISSAC - Number of Challenges: 2 -Last Challenge Appearance: The Duel II (Season 17)

Zach - Twitter: @ZachMTV - Number of Challenges: Challenges: 3 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Cohutta - Twitter: @cohuttaMTVNumber of Challenges: 3 - Last Challenge Appearance: The Ruins (Season 18)

Johnny -Twitter: @JohnnyReilly_ - Number of Challenges: Rookie Season

Jordan - Twitter: @JordanWiseley - Number of Challenges: 2 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Chet - Twitter: @Chet_CannonNumber of Challenges: 4 - Last Challenge Appearance: Battle of the Seasons (Season 23)

Preston - Twitter: @prestomagicmtv - Number of Challenges: 3 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Brandon Twitter - @BrandonDNelson - Number of Challenges: 5 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

THE GIRLS

Jemmye - Twitter: @JemmyeMTV - Number of Challenges: 3 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Laurel - Twitter: @laurelstucky - Number of Challenges: 4 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals I (Season 21)

Devyn - Twitter: @DevynSimone - Number of Challenges: 2 - Last Challenge Appearance: Battle of the Seasons (Season 23)

Cara Maria - Twitter: @CaraMariaMTV - Number of Challenges: 7 -Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Nia - Twitter: @TheRealNiaMoore - Number of Challenges: Rookie Season

Nany - Twitter: @NanyMTV - Number of Challenges: 3 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

LaToya - Twitter: @LaToyaJMTV - Number of Challenges: Rookie Season

Emilee - Twitter: @EmileeMTV - Number of Challenges: 2 - Last Challenge Appearance: Cutthroat (Season 20)

Jessica - Twitter: @MTVJess - Number of Challenges: 2 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Aneesa - Twitter: @AneesaMTV - Number of Challenges: 10 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Camila - Twitter: @camilaMTV - Number of Challenges: 6 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Jasmine - Twitter: @JazMTV - Number of Challenges: 5 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Theresa - Twitter: @TheresaMTV - Number of Challenges: 5 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

Jonna - Twitter: @jonnamtv - Number of Challenges: 4 - Last Challenge Appearance: Rivals II (Season 24)

MTV.com is the only destination to watch full episodes, check out cast photos, bios, sneak peeks and more!

To sound off on Twitter use the official hashtag #FreeAgents and visit the "The Challenge" Facebook page.

"The Challenge: Free Agents" was created for MTV by Bunim/Murray Productions. Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein Scott Freeman and Justin Booth serve as Executive Producers. Jacquelyn French is the MTV Executive in charge of production.

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 a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), 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 producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World (29 seasons for MTV). BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. Bunim/Murray's programming includes Keeping up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami and Total Divas (E!), The Real World and The Challenge (MTV), Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars and Under the Gunn (Lifetime), Motor City Masters (truTV), The Ruckers: Southern Royals (WE tv) and Bad Girls Club, Bad Girls All Star Battle, Love Games and Best Ink (Oxygen). Bunim/Murray Productions has also produced films, including Valentine Road (HBO), Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO). Bunim/Murray Productions has launched additional entities including BMP Films, BMP Digital and BMP Latin. Based in Van Nuys, CA, Bunim/Murray Productions was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy of Arts & Science's Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.





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