As we approach the end of the second season of Champs vs. Stars, we’re saying good bye to a third group of stars. Except, Jozea has transitioned to a full-time Challenge competitor. While this is mostly due to his appearance on Big Brother, I can’t help but wonder which other competitors could survive a full season of The Challenge. Here are the spinoff stars I’d … Continue reading Ten Stars Who Could Become Champs
Last week was a strong start for Vendettas and a good improvement for Champs vs. Stars. Could we sustain this success? Episode 2 of Vendettas was viewed by 872,000 people and received a 0.58 rating in the 18-49 demographic. Episode 8 of Champs vs. Stars was viewed by 609,000 people and received a rating of 0.39 in the 18-49 demographic. That’s an increase in rating … Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas & Champs Vs. Stars: Episode 2/ Episode 8 Ratings
Right where we left off! For the Stars, Josh and Michelle relied on a coin toss, and picked Justina as their final teammate. For the Champs, Bananas and Emily picked CT. The Final: There were five stages. First was a balance beam obstacle course, won by the Champs. Second was a jumping and ducking competition around revolving beams, won by the Champs. Third was a … Continue reading Champs Vs. Stars: Episode 8 MVPs.
Back-to-back episodes! Could one season’s start be help the other season? Episode 1 of The Challenge Vendettas was viewed by 888,000 people and received a rating of 0.56 in the 18-49 demographic. Episode 7 of Champs vs. Stars was viewed by 689,000 people and received a rating of 0.44 in the 18-49 demographic. This is a strong star, and it definitely helped Champs vs. Stars. Continue reading The Challenge Vendettas and Champs Vs. Stars: Episode 1/ Episode 7 Ratings
The Purge is here! With 13 people here, only 6 will survive. The Challenge: Sink or Swim. This is an underwater obstacle course, fastest male and female time from each team will advance, The five obstacles include untying a knot, navigating though tights spaces, and a 14 foot dive. For the Champs, Bananas and Emily have the fastest times. For the Stars, Josh and Michelle … Continue reading Champs Vs. Stars: MVPs from Episode 7
The week between Christmas and New Years tends to be slower, so how did The Challenge perform? Episode 6 was viewed by 523,000 people and received a rating of 0.30 in the 18-49 demographic. Not very great, but it’s not like I expected big number this week. Perhaps the show will see an increase once Vendettas starts airing and renews some Challenge interest. Continue reading Champs Vs. Stars: Episode 6 Ratings
We’re nearing the end. But that just means a real season of The Challenge will begin. The Challenge: Flag Pole: Competitors must run down a dock, jump onto a pole, and swim to a bell. Along the way they are collecting flags that will deduct time off of their final scores. While Justina and Josh managed to have the fastest times for the males and the … Continue reading Champs Vs. Stars: Episode 6 MVPs
Nothing lasts forever, but in the MTV universe there are few things that have lasted as long as the Wes vs. Johnny rivalry. The two have been competing on The Challenge together for eleven years, and over the course of these seasons they’ve had many battles. Let’s look at all of their appearances together to see who has done better job than the other. The … Continue reading Wes vs. Johnny: Who has the Upper Hand?
A sizable dip last week, could the show rebound? Episode 5 was viewed by 593,000 people and received a rating of 0.35 in the 18-49 demographic. This is an increase from last week, but not as good as the peak earlier in the season. To be honest, I doubt we’ll see the ratings get as high as episode 3 because the biggest stars are gone. Continue reading Champs Vs. Stars: Episode 5 Ratings
This is the closest the stars have been to winning, but no such luck. Challenge: Jumbo Foosball– A big a game of foosball, exactly as it sounds. Teammates are attached by their wrists and move in unison. They have two halves, and the team who scores the most goals wins. At the end, the teams are tied 3-3, but the Champs pull out the win … Continue reading Champs Vs. Stars: MVPs from Episode 5
After a strong week last week, did the show hold up? Episode 4 was viewed by 542,000 people and received a rating of 0.32 in the 18-49 demographic. This is a pretty major decrease in ratings for the show, but I did expect some decrease due to all of the bigger names leaving. Continue reading Champs Vs. Stars: Episode 4 Ratings
Two eliminations and one challenge! A lot of action tonight. Elimination 1: Ground Control: Competitors are suspended upside down and must pull their way down a ladder to hit a buzzer. As one player pulls his way down, the other is yanked up. Romeo lost to Wes. Challenge: Push Ball: Similar to soccer, but the ball is a six-foot ball. Getting it in the net is … Continue reading Champs Vs. Stars: MVPs from Episode 4