“The layout of the fort in Cartagena was something that we had been wanting to do with the challenge for quite a while.There were just so many things we could take advantage of in a historic city like that to help make ‘The Challenge’ feel bigger, too.” “The Challenge XXX: Dirty 30” premieres on MTV Tuesday, July 18 at 9pm.It’s like going to a college reunion.” Formerly called “The Real World/Road Rules Challenge,” the show see MTV’s reality stars battling each other in physical and mental events ranging from endurance contests to hand-to-hand combat to puzzle solving.
In fact, a variety of menu items follow many of the healthful eating and sustainability key messages of Menus of Change.
‘Fun’ foods, like desserts, chips, etc, are also encouraged as part of balanced meals.
“All of a sudden they’re showing up, and they’re like, ‘Why are there still cameras on me?
’ It was such a season full of so many wonderful people, we were sort of greedy; we didn’t want to let them go!
“It’s kind of like I was a rookie [too],” says Portillo. I didn’t have relationships with many people, and I also didn’t know the dynamics of relationships of the core group — of what they had been through.” While Murray and Freeman can’t predict what drama their cast will deliver season after season (“The show’s a continuing soap opera,” Murray says), one area they can ensure continues to raise the stakes is the challenge events themselves.