The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies

Outstanding Competition Program


A new era of The Challenge returns with 19 action-packed episodes featuring 34 challengers from around the world. Set in the picturesque Mediterranean coast of Croatia, elite U.S. Agents join forces with an assortment of International Operatives, all armed with killer competitive instincts. With the assignment constantly evolving, these agents will be tested both mentally and physically to win their share of one million dollars in this epic new chapter of The Challenge spy games.



“distinguishes itself from its competitors”

– LA Times

“‘The Challenge’ is shaking things up”

– The New York Times


 – LA Times

“On MTV’s top reality show, the drama runs deeper than money. It’s ‘life and death’”

 “MTV Renews ‘The Challenge’ For Season 37, Sets Croatia As Competition Series’ Next Location”

““Watch the vets turn on each other in The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies super trailer”

“‘I will live with that noise forever’: Inside ‘The Challenge’s’ scariest stunts”

“MTV Releases ‘The Challenge: Spies, Lies and Allies’ Trailer”

““The Challenge: Lies, Spies and Allies: Meet the cast and see the trailer for Season 37”

For Your Consideration

Outstanding Competition Program

Executive Producers: Julie Pizzi, Emer Harkin, Ryan Smith, Daniel Wascou
Co-Executive Producer: James Rodriguez
Producer: Efren Gonzales
Supervising Producers: Abby Bunker, Joseph Awgul
Line Producer: Mike Vanderlinde
Production Supervisor: Adam Patton

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series

Craig Alsop
Vincent Cerone
Rafa De Leon
Angel Hepburn
Edric Reynolds
Tyler Richardson
Ryan Godard

Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured Or Competition Reality Program

Kyle Schadt
Tomas Gutierrez
Tori Weller

Outstanding Cinematography For A Reality Program

Bruce Ready

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Competition Program

TJ Lavin

Outstanding Casting For A Reality Program

Kati Herrera
Skye Topic

Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Reality or Competition Series

James McGowan

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program

Irena Costello
Jeff German
​​Jaime Bresca
Daniela Fermin
Zahir Isaacs
Darren Stortz
Hernan Thambourindeguy
Donna Allen


S37 E1 | “The List”

TJ’s Agents meet during a mission that will have a massive impact on the game. Love is in the air at headquarters, but some new romances may spell danger in the game. A scandalous list emerges and threatens to expose a strong player.



S37 E2 | “Bertha”

Agents take to the skies in the “Heli Heist” mission and a “mystery agent” joins the game. Nelly T gets himself into hot water when he starts flirting with two agents. One Agent becomes the target of a Veteran alliance conspiracy.



S37 E8 | “The Threat”

After the Veterans threaten the Rookies, one Rookie comes up with a plan to detonate the Veteran’s stronghold. Berna calls out all of her rivals in an explosive manner. The competitors take on the deep seas during the “Dive Bomb” mission.



S37 E19 | “The Decision”

The remaining Challengers fight for their share of the $1,000,000 prize. A close relationship faces a devastating test. Agents are crowned winners of “Spies, Lies, and Allies” but are then faced with a daunting decision.