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Scheming, Backstabbing & More: Where to Watch, What to Know About Competition Series House of Villains

House of Villains brings together 10 iconic villains from across reality television. Who will be crowned "America's Ultimate Supervillain"?

By Caitlin Busch
OMAROSA enters the house

Every reality show fan knows that villains are great for ratings. So what happens when a reality show cast is nothing but villains? That's the question House of Villains dares to ask in order for one lucky baddie to go home with a $200,000 cash prize and the title of "America's Ultimate Supervillain."

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Hosted by Joel McHale (Community), House of Villains premiered on E! on October 12 with a super-sized episode that brought together 10 villains from across reality television to live in a single house: Anfisa Arkhipchenko (90 Day Fiance), Johnny Bananas (The Real World: Key West), Shake Chatterjee (Love Is Blind), Jonny Fairplay (Survivor), Bobby Lytes (Love & Hip-Hop: Miami), Corinne Olympios (The Bachelor), OMAROSA (The Apprentice), Tiffany “New York” Pollard (Flavor of Love), Jax Taylor (Vanderpump Rules), and Tanisha Thomas (Bad Girls Club).

What is House of Villains?

Hailing from some of the most popular reality television franchises, these notorious villains meet their match as they must outsmart, out-manipulate, and out-scheme each other through a series of challenges in order to win a $200,000 cash prize and the title of “America’s Ultimate Supervillain.”

Bobby Lytes, Jonny Fairplay, Tanisha Thomas, and Shake Chatterjee sit around a kitchen island together

How does House of Villains work?

Each week the contestants compete in a battle-royale challenge that tests their physical, mental, and emotional strength. The winner of the challenge is safe from elimination and at the end of the week, one villain is sent home. It's the battle of the century as alliances are made, trusts are broken and the villains scheme their way to the top.  

Where to watch House of Villains

New episodes of House of Villains air every Thursday at 10PM ET/PT on E!.

Anfisa Arkhipchenko, Jax Taylor, OMAROSA, Corinne Olympios, Bobby Lytes, Tiffany “New York” Pollard, and Jonny Fairplay run onto a football field while wearing foot ball jerseys

Throughout the season, viewers can expect drop-ins from exciting guests, including Carole Baskin (Tiger King), Abby Lee Miller (Dance Moms), Spencer Pratt (The HillsCelebrity Big Brother UK), Chef Ben Robinson (Below Deck), and Danielle Staub (The Real Housewives of New Jersey).

House of Villains is produced by Irwin Entertainment with John Irwin, Dave Kuba, Eli Frankel and Matt Odgers serving as executive producers.

New episodes of House of Villains air every Thursday at 10pm ET/PT on E!