The Challenge is back for its 38th season with the theme “Ride Or Dies” and the ratings didn’t live up to its expectations at all!
The show seen it’s lowest rated episode ever and lowest rated season premiere ever.
The premiere episode was titled “Don’t Die for Me, Argentina”
“The competition is off to the races as a romantic rendezvous creates a love triangle, a cocky competitor makes enemies, and a mole is revealed — all before the first challenge.”
The episode received 424k views and a .22 demo.
Down from the 37 premiere 660k views.
The Challenge: Ride or Dies premiered on Wednesday, October 12 at 8/7c. Among the players are fan-favorite vets Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio, Aneesa Ferreira, Laurel Stucky, Darrell Taylor, Kaycee Clark, Nelson Thomas, and Jordan Wiseley.
Ride or Dies will put friends and family to the ultimate test: Can their bonds survive the competition, chaos, and conniving of The Challenge? The season pairs cast members with their “Ride or Die,” featuring best friends, exes, and couples navigating the mental and physical warfare for their share of $1 million.
The Teams: Amber Borzotra and Chauncey Palmer; Nam Vo and Emmy Russ; Devin Walker and Tori Deal; Fessy Shaffaat and Moriah Jadea; Laurel Stucky and Jakk Maddox; Kailah Bird and Sam Bird; Turbo and Tamara Alfaro; Nelson Thomas and Nurys Mateo; Jay Starrett and Michele Fitzgerald; Horacio Gutierrez and Olivia Kaiser; Kim Traenka and Colleen Schneider; Johnny Middlebrooks and Ravyn Rochelle; Tommy Bracco and Analyse Talavera; Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio and Nany Gonzalez; Jordan Wiseley and Aneesa Ferreira; Darrell Taylor and Veronica Portillo; and Kaycee Clark and Kenny Clark.