As a Prelude to the Premiere, a Live Pre-Show Starting at 6:30pm/5:30c on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Will Introduce the 12 New Competitors and Present the 12 Returning Athletes, as Well as Additional Surprises

Throughout the New Season, Fans Can Join in on the Action with Exclusive Content on, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter


MIAMI, FL – January 19, 2021 – Fans of Telemundo’s Exatlón Estados Unidos can now get closer to all the action of the world’s fiercest competition on, YouTube and via @Telemundo and @ExatlonEstadosUnidos on Facebook, Instagram and @ExatlonTVEEUU on Twitter using #ExatlonEEUU. As the #1 family-friendly sports reality competition show on Hispanic TV gets ready for a new season premiering Tuesday, January 26 at 7pm/6c, the network’s official digital and social media platforms offer the following unprecedented coverage:

  • Exatlón Estados Unidos kicked off the New Year in early January with the hit social media challenge #RetoExatlón2021, featuring host Frederick Oldenburg; sports commentator, Chelly Cantú; season four winner, Nate Burkhalter, as well as key Telemundo talent, influencers and radio personalities across the nation performing 26 burpees as a way to prepare for the return of the competition.

  • On Tuesday, January 26, fans can enjoy a pre-show hosted by Frederik Oldenburg and Chelly Cantú starting at 6:30pm/5:30c via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Live. They will introduce the 12 new competitors, including footage from their castings, and showcase some of the best moments of the 12 returning athletes. The 30-minute show will present the brand-new circuits and elements of the new season, as well as an interview with season four winner, Nate Burkhalter, who will share highlights from his own journey and tips for new athletes, among other surprises.

  • Every week, and the official YouTube channel will bring viewers the latest scoop and exclusive access featuring recaps, interviews, videos and photo galleries from the weekly episodes and Sunday eliminations. The site also offers extended athletes’ biographies, a 360-circuit cam, a “No Filter” section with contestants’ personal journeys and their ‘before and after’ transformations, as well as behind-the-scenes and never seen before moments.

  • Fans of Exatlón can also download the Telemundo app to access full episodes, daily highlights and the best moments from the Famous Team (Red Team) and Team Contenders (Blue Team), in addition to the week’s top five memorable moments and much more.

  • Social media followers can be closer to the action by joining the conversation and keep up with the latest news with exclusive content across the official social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, featuring weekly livestreams, interviews with eliminated contestants, performance reviews and teammates’ reactions.

Hosted by Frederik Oldenburg, together with Marisela "Chelly" Cantú as sports commentator, the much-anticipated fifth season of Exatlón Estados Unidos will feature 24 new and returning contestants as part of the Famous Team (Red Team) and Team Contenders (Blue Team.) They will have to tackle new challenging and impressive circuits, as well as more nighttime obstacle courses, that will test their physical and mental skills for the chance to win over a million dollars in prizes and the coveted title of champion.

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Audiences can watch full episodes of Exatlón Estados Unidos live starting Tuesday, January 26 at 7pm/6c, catch up on the Telemundo app (available on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store), or by visiting

Exatlón Estados Unidos, produced by Acunmedya for Telemundo, is an adrenaline-filled program that seeks to find the participant with the strongest physical and mental skills through a series of obstacle courses, extreme living conditions and total isolation from the rest of the world.