|Champs vs. Stars|
|Location||Los Angeles, California|
|Series Run||November 21, 2017 – January 9, 2018|
|No. of Episodes||8|
Chris "CT" Tamburello
Johnny "Bananas" Devenanzio
|Previous||Champs vs. Pros|
|Next||Champs vs. Stars (2018)|
Champs vs. Stars is an eight-week spin-off show hosted by WWE superstar and former challenge competitor, Mike Mizanin. The show will feature ten Challenge champs and finalists going head-to-head in challenge-style competitions with ten celebrity athletes and entertainers. Players will compete for the chance to earn their share of $150,000 to donate to their charity of choice.
MTV’s most iconic franchise The Challenge is back again with the debut of an eight-week special event The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars. Hosted by WWE superstar and former challenge competitor, Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, Champs vs. Stars will feature ten of the fiercest champions from past Challenge seasons. The alumni go head-to-head against ten celebrity athletes and entertainers in challenge-style competitions to determine who will reign supreme. Winners will compete for a chance to take a share of the $150,000 cash prize to donate to their beloved charities.
Each team will compete in numerous challenges followed by elimination rounds known as "The Arena". Each elimination will alternate between male and female designated elimination weeks. The winning of team of each challenge will name one player of the designated gender as the MVP of the team. The MVP will be safe from the Arena and will earn $5,000 for their charity. He or she will also have the power to choose their team's LVP to compete in the Arena. The losing team will then vote for their LVP to go into the Arena. The two players will battle it out in elimination. The winner returns to the game, while the loser is eliminated.
|Episode||Gender||Winners||LVP||Arena game||Arena outcome|
|1||Tow Truck||Male||Champs||Zach||Cory||Matt||Target Practice||Matt||Cory|
|2/3||Parkour the Course||Female||Champs||Emily||Jenna||Ariane||N/A|
|3/4||Slam Ball||Male||Champs||Zach*||Wes||Romeo||Ground Control||Wes||Romeo|
|4||Push Ball||Female||Champs||Aneesa||Tori||Shawn||Lasso Me||Tori||Shawn|
|5||Jumbo Foosball||Male||Champs||Wes||Bananas||Riff Raff||Tic Tac Hole||Bananas||Riff Raff|
|6||Flag Pole||Female||Champs||CT||Aneesa||Michelle||Cage Match||Michelle||Aneesa|
|7/8||Sink or Swim||Champs||Bananas||Tori|
|8||Championship Series||Champs||Runners-Up: Stars|
- After being selected as MVP for the second time following the "Slam Ball" challenge, Zach decided to instead donate the $5,000 to Ashley's charity after she had to withdraw from the game.
- The contestant won the final challenge.
- The contestant did not win the final challenge.
- The contestant was named MVP and was safe from the Arena, as well as earning $5,000 for their charity.
- The contestant was not selected for the Arena.
- The contestant was selected for the Arena but did not have to compete.
- The contestant won in the Arena.
- The contestant was eliminated at the challenge.
- The contestant lost in the Arena.
- The contestant was removed from the competition due to illness or injury.
- The contestant withdrew from the competition.
- The contestant was disqualified from the competition.
|Episode||Air date||Viewers (in millions)|
|1||"Tow Big, or Tow Home"||November 21, 2017||0.67|
|2||"Parkour All Obstacles"||November 28, 2017||0.54|
|3||"Slamballs and Elbow Brawls"||December 5, 2017||0.74|
|4||"When Push Comes to Shoving Stars"||December 12, 2017||0.54|
|5||"Playing Me for the Foos"||December 19, 2017||0.59|
|6||"Flag Poles and False Hopes"||December 26, 2017||0.52|
|7||"Sink, Purge, Repeat"||January 2, 2018||0.69|
|8||"It's the Final Countdown"||January 9, 2018||0.61|