There are two seasons of The Challenge airing simultaneously, with the 36th season of the original show Double Agents airing on MTV on Wednesday nights while the OGs spinoff All Stars is released on the streaming service Paramount Plus on Thursdays. The two shows have completely different vibes, with the original show now much more focused on the athletic and competitive side while the All Stars spinoff so far appears to put just as much weight on the fun, nostalgic aspect of the competition.
In a recent appearance on Challenge Mania with co-hosts Scott Yager and Derrick Kosinski, Aneesa said that the Double Agents season had “sucked the fun out” of the MTV show and appearing on All Stars reminded her that it can be really fun and exciting to film a Challenge.
She said that while she likes that the two versions of The Challenge are different, the original one on MTV and the spinoff show on Paramount Plus, Aneesa said she doesn’t think they should be so dissimilar that viewers will only like one and not both and the shows could learn a bit from each other.
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Aneesa Said Filming All Stars Was A Lot of Fun, Especially Compared to Double Agents, Which Was Her ‘Least Fun Challenge’
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When speaking with Scott and Derrick, Aneesa said All Stars “was an amazing experience and I’m so happy that we got the chance to do it. I wouldn’t doubt if there’s a part two of this.” She also said, “I definitely think one show could learn from the other, I’m not gonna tell you which one yet.”
Aneesa said she found it strange that All Stars premiered before Double Agents even ended as the spinoff show may have diverted some of the attention from Double Agents. She explained, “I think that people have wanted to see OGs and people that haven’t been on for so long. People want that nostalgic feeling.”
She then said, “It used to be fun, I’ll tell you, Double Agents was not fun. It’s probably my least fun Challenge that I’ve ever done.” She told Derrick:
You were there on All Stars, it just felt different and …read more