This week, we saw the Challenge: Invasion Reunion air. Like most reunions, we only saw things we already knew about. So rather than recap a recap show, I’m going to declare winners from the main beefs we saw on the show. Here’s our host, Mike “The Miz” Mizanian: Match #1: Cara Maria vs. Laurel & Nicole Nicole shows up late to the reunion, but Laurel … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Winners from the Reunion
After a lukewarm Challenge season, we’re at the reunion… which aired at a different time than the typical episode. The Challenge Invasion reunion was viewed by 501,000 people and received a rating of 0.32 in the 18-49 demographic. The first episode of Champs Vs. Pros was viewed by 568,000 people with a rating of 0.33 in the 18-49 demographic. The reunions are always viewed by … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion and Champs VS. Pros: Reunion and Episode 1 Ratings
This week, the winners of The Challenge: Invasion of the Champions were revealed. For the men, it’s clear CT won. He finished first every day and seemed to work well with all partners. For the females, it’s not quite as obvious. All females finished first one day, second another day, and third another day. In the end, Ashley was named the victor and became a … Continue reading Did Ashley Deserve to Win The Challenge: Invasion?
The end is here! How did the finale perform in the ratings? The last episode of The Challenge: Invasion was viewed by 730,000 people and received a rating of 0.42 in the 18-49 demographic. The Challenge Hall of Fame: Epic Fail special was viewed by 372,000 people and received a rating of 0.22 in the 18-49 demographic. Slightly lower than last week, the was only … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Episode 15 Ratings
The end of the final is here! It should be painfully obvious that this is a recap, and I will be posting the winners. You’ve been warned. 1. The Second Leg Ends After making up time on the puzzle, Ashley and CT finish in first while Nelson and Nicole take second. Cory and Camila realize they’ve solved their puzzle on the wrong peg and decide … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Top Moments from Episode 15
For the first time ever, we’re in the middle of a three-night final. The remaining three competitors are competing for $100,000 on top of their split of their team’s bank account. While this makes the final more demanding, it’s also pushing the competitors on more levels than ever before. So far we’ve only seen the first night. A three day final seems to promise a … Continue reading Is Three Days too Long for a Final?
Did people tune in for the first part of the final? Or did they hold out because this was only the first part of the final? The 14th episode of the The Challenge Invasion was viewed by 781,000 people and received a rating of 0.48 in the 18-49 demographic. This is a slight increase in the ratings, hopefully it will go up more for the … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Episode 14 Ratings
Almost to the end… 1. The Race Begins In the first leg of the race, competitors pair up and have to complete a swim, solve a puzzle to unlock a key, paddle back to a boat on paddle boards, and complete a jigsaw puzzle of the Challenge logo. The first pairings are Nelson & Ashley, CT & Camila, and Cory & Nicole. Nelson gets off … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Top Moments from Episode 14
Last elimination of the season… which was a cliffhanger continuation for last week. Did people tune in? Episode 13 was viewed by 758,000 people and received a rating of 0.45 in the 18-49 demographic. For reference, Stranded With a Million Dollar’s finale was viewed by 445,000 people and received a rating of 0.26 in the 18-49 demo. Ratings dropped slightly for The Challenge, but went … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Episode 13 Ratings
1. The CT Trap Now, it’s time for the Champion guys to play Knot So Fast. Darrell takes the normal approach, winding the rope around all of the beams. On the other hand, CT makes a huge, messy knot in the middle of the structure while still winding the rope around the beams. This proves to be a great strategy, as Darrell cannot maneuver himself … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Top Moments from Episode 13
At the end of last week’s episode of The Challenge: Invasion we saw half of the Champion elimination. The girls fought in Knot So Fast and right before the men competed, the episode ended. This is not new. Bananas and Darrell’s elimination was separated into two episodes. The Nelson/ Cory fight and Cory/ Shane elimination were separated into two episodes. This isn’t new. We’ve seen cliffhanger … Continue reading Are Cliffhangers Ruining This Season of The Challenge?
Four Underdogs remain, but do the viewers remain? The week’s episode was viewed by 794,000 people and received a rating of 0.48 in the 18-49 demographic. Stranded With a Million Dollars was viewed by 406,000 people and received a rating of 0.22 in the 18-49 demographic. Similar to last week. Let’s see if the cliffhanger from this week reels people in or if people are … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Episode 12 Ratings