ELEAGUE The Challenger: Street Fighter V — a new reality TV series — premieres April 20 on TBS

By on April 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm
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Street Fighter V, FGC personalities, and reality TV collide.


ELEAGUE has revealed a new spin on their upcoming Street Fighter V Invitational for 2018. Get ready for ELEAGUE The Challenger: Street Fighter V, a five-part reality TV series that will feature “an entertaining clash of personalities, as cameras follow seven contestants in an Atlanta-area house while they face off in Capcom’s classic fighting game Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition.” The show will follow the participants throughout the greater Atlanta area as they complete “challenge” activities to earn a spot to compete in the SFV Invitational event (starting in June).

“Seven contestants. One house. One champion.”

So, who are the participants of this esports-inspired reality show…?

You’ll get to see Commander Jesse, LowTierGod, Sherry Jenix, gllty, BigBossDayasha, RobTV, and JB fight it out in the Street Fighter V house. Tasty Steve and Sajam will join as co-hosts.

ELEAGUE The Challenger: Street Fighter V debuts on TBS on Friday, April 20, at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. New episodes will arrive weekly, airing each Friday at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on TBS.

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Sources: ELEAGUE [press release]; ELEAGUE (Twitter)

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