The final is right around the corner! Who’s going to get there? 1. The Last Lap After the Help Me, Rhonda challenge, Zach and Nicole have won their split of $25,000 because they have the fastest times. While they are excited for their prizes, the slowest male and female are being sent home immediately. Jemmye has the slowest time for the girls and Devin was five seconds … Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas: Top Moments from Episode 13
Tony has really improved this season. I noted it earlier into the season, and he continues to be a dominating force. He continuously puts himself in a position where he’s in the Troika and sets the playing field so he’s likely to return to power. This has worked well for him, but we’re not starting to see the cracks in his gameplay. Politically, Tony is stabbing … Continue reading Has Tony Ruined His Game on Vendettas?
As the season winds down, can the audience be maintained? Episode 12 was viewed by 752,000 people and received a rating of 0.46 in the 18-49 demographic. The episode of Fear Factor following The Challenge was viewed by 466,000 people with a 0.23 rating in the 18-49 demo. Also, The Aftershow at 11 was viewed by 200,000 people with a 0.1 rating win the 18-49 … Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas: Episode 12 Ratings
A lot happening now! We’ve gone from episodes with just one elimination to episodes with two challenges and an elimination. 1. Sunken Treasure Today’s challenge is called Spanish Treasure and it’s a relay race to grab a ball, put it in a net underwater, and once enough balls are placed in the nets a treasure chest will begin to float. The teams are assembled by the … Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas: Top Moments from Episode 12
After an explosive episode last week, how did this week do? Episode 11 was viewed by 833,000 people and received a rating of 0.5 in the 18-49 demographic. This is an improvement from last week, though not humungous. The episode of Fear Factor after The Challenge was viewed by 311,000 people with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic while The Aftershow following Fear Factor … Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas: Episode 11 Ratings
A lot going down in one episode! 1. Bad Lands The episode quickly goes into the first challenge: This Land is My Land. It’s essentially a relay race where competitors must obtain crates of wood, run them to a stacking station, and then stack 45 to raise a flag. There’s some opportunity to steal from opponents, and Devin assembles teams with his grenade and tries … Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas: Top Moments from Episode 11
In an unexpected turn of events, Devin convince Tony to nominate his ally Bananas into The Ring. Bananas went in and lost to Devin. Now, Devin has done all of the guys a favor and may have earned himself a few allies in the process. Prior to Bananas getting sent into The Ring, he told Devin that Devin was only remaining in the game because … Continue reading Can Devin Actually Win Vendettas?
With such a dramatic, buzz-worthy episode, did people tune in? Episode 10 was viewed by 771,000 people and received a rating of 0.48 in the 18-49 demographic. The Aftershow was viewed by 448,000 people with a 0.27 rating in the 18-49 demographic. A drop from last week, though The Aftershow retained more viewers. Hopefully this episode generates enough buzz to keep people watching next week. Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas: Episode 10 Ratings
An episode so explosive they couldn’t even fit in a challenge… shocking! 1. Picking the Enemy The Troika has to select three males to go to The Inquisition, and Devin has made it clear that he wants to face Bananas. Zach and Tony are friends with Bananas, but Kailah has no problem saying his name because she isn’t close to him. So, the Troika nominate … Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas: Top Moments from Episode 10
The past few weeks have done well, has the tend continued? Episode 9 was viewed by 844,000 people with a rating of 0.5 in the 18-49 rating. The Aftershow was viewed by 422,000 people and received a rating of 0.24 in the 18-49 rating. For reference, the premier episode of Winter Break featuring the reveal of The Challenge: Final Reckoning was viewed by 184,000 people … Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas: Episode 9 Ratings
It looks like we’re getting elimination then challenge now. Is this the new format? 1. An Alliance Torn The alliance between Kam, Marie, and Kailah has been severed by Kam voting Marie into The Ring. Now, the girls are trying to save themselves. With Bananas, Natalie, and Nelson making the Troika, it’s time to kiss ass. Marie tells Bananas that she will let him determine … Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas: Top Moments from Episode 9
With the Mercenaries coming into the game, we saw four eliminations in one night. Three people went home, while Kam was the sole winner on the Vendettas cast. The main event of the evening was Derrick vs. Joss, an elimination that lasted eleven rounds before Derrick scored the single point and won. Before we get into my analysis, I want to cover the rules, we … Continue reading Derrick vs. Joss: Did the Right Person Win?