We’re deep in the weeds. Only hardcore fans watch these behind the scenes shows. The Reunion was viewed by 487,000 people and received a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic. It was the seventh highest rated cable show of the evening. Don’t worry, these episode are pure bonus. Everything else from the season performed well. This is OK for an extra episode. … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Reunion Pt. 2 Ratings
War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds 2, and War of the Worlds 3 Total Madness. They were supposed to be a War trilogy, but production changed their minds at the last minute. They may be remembered for the jerseys covered in country flags or they might become the trilogy of Tribunals. These three seasons saw an influx of rookies onto the show, from … Continue reading Every Competitor From the Second Trilogy Ranked
The real show is over. How did the reunion perform? The Reunion was viewed by 784,000 people and received a 0.45 rating in the 18-49 demographic. It was the highest rated cable show of the evening. Lower than any other episode this season, which is typical of a reunion, but still #1. That’s great! Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Reunion Ratings
Coming to you from an exotic Zoom chat, we have the Total Madness reunion! Hosted by Vernon Davis. Jenny doesn’t consider herself a champion. She says you need to win a handful of times to be called a “Champion.” Obviously she’s unaware of Champs. vs. Stars. Bananas was worried he’d never see another final again let alone win it. Bayleigh confirmed she sprained her knee … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Everything Important from the Reunion
Now that the season is over, we’re left to discuss the best Challengers and the top moments from Total Madness. The backdrop of this season may become diminished over time, but production chose to throw the cast in a cold bunker with no sunlight and poor plumbing. Unlike The Island, where the setting was the challenge, the bunker was just a mechanism of driving the … Continue reading Total Madness: Was the Bunker Necessary?
Over the past two seasons, we’ve come to know Jenny West on The Challenge. She’s incredibly sweet, understanding of others, able to celebrate the successes of others, and on the show to compete. Sure, she’s made some bad moves in the game, but people have committed worse crimes. Because she comes across as such a nice person, I was happy to see her win. If … Continue reading Jenny West: Most Predictable Winner We’ve Seen in Ages
With seven rings comes a lot of speculation. Fans, spoiler accounts, and cast members have been discussing the idea that this season was rigged for Bananas to win since the cast had been discovered. Please keep in mind, this is a collection of speculation that had existed independently from me. I am not confirming nor denying the claims, but there are some facts and a … Continue reading Was Total Madness Rigged for Bananas to Win?
The end is here. How did the season end? Episode 16 was viewed by 977,000 people and received a 0.56 rating in the 18-49 demographic. It was the highest rated cable show of the evening. A strong ending for a season that performed well. Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Episode 16 Ratings
The final is here! Rather than a top five moments, this is going to be a highlight reel. The top moment is the final, so enjoy the recap. The cast shows up dressed in their parkas and snow pants. It’s going to be a cold one. 9,000 feet of elevation and twelve miles through the snow. Day one: Competitors must ski through the snow and … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 16
Four Big Brother 20 cast members entered Total Madness. We’re now down to nine people and three of them are from BB20. For a rookie cast, this is pretty remarkable. It’s been a while since we’ve had such a big group of rookies coming from one show, but it was quite common when The Real World was feeding into The Challenge. On The Inferno 4 … Continue reading Three Big Brother 20 Cast Mates are in the Total Madness Final
Say what you will about Nelson, but his is one loyal friend. His best moment on The Challenge thus far was stepping up in elimination for Cory. It’s no secret that the two are allies, but inevitably one of the two had to go into elimination. Nelson told the Tribunal to put him in because he wanted Cory to have a better shot at winning. … Continue reading Nelson Took a Bullet for Cory: Here’s Why
After a dip last week, are people watching until the end? Episode 15 was viewed by 937,000 people and received a 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demographic. It was the highest rated cable show of the evening. Numbers are going up, the show is still at the top of the cable ratings. Things are looking good. Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Episode 15 Ratings