‘Real World’ Offshoot ‘The Challenge’ Renewed for Season 25

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New season begins production this fall in an undisclosed location

MTV’s “The Challenge” has managed the feat of gaining another season.

The reality series, which began life as  “Road Rules: All Stars” before morphing into “Real World/Road Rules Challenge,” has been given a 25th season.

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The new season, which will air next year, begins production this fall in “an undisclosed location,” according to MTV.

The most recent installment of the series, “The Challenge: Rivals II,” drew 2.2 million total viewers with its Sept. 25 finale, with a 2.0 rating in the network’s core 12-34 demographic.

Overall for the most recent season, the Bunim/Murray-produced series was up 27 percent from its previous season.