Game Changers: Real World St. Thomas

Last year, during The Challenge off season, I wrote about a few seasons that changes the trajectory for the Real World/Road Rules/ Challenge franchise (Inferno 3, Real World: Las Vegas, Rivals 2, Road Rules Maximum Velocity Tour, Real World: Brooklyn, and The Gauntlet). We’re back in the off season, so I wanted to pick up this series of posts. This time, I want to look … Continue reading Game Changers: Real World St. Thomas

Zach and Jenna are Engaged!

After five years on The Challenge together, Zach & Jenna are officially engaged! The two got engaged in New York City’s Rockafella Center on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. Jenna posted to her Instagram to share the big news. Recently, Jenna moved to Michigan to live with Zach. The two appeared on Final Reckoning together as well as War of the Worlds, but they seem to … Continue reading Zach and Jenna are Engaged!

All Thirty Two Real World Seasons Ranked

The Real World is officially back… on Facebook Watch this time. While the season is simply called “Real World Atlanta,” that does not pay respect to the 32 prior seasons of the show. That is a lot of history and a lot of people have viewed the show over the years. Here is my ranking of all thirty-two prior seasons. This is clearly biased, but I do … Continue reading All Thirty Two Real World Seasons Ranked

Game Changers: Real World Brooklyn

The Real World is a show whose formula seemed mostly unchanged, at least for the first twenty-eight seasons. There have been some shifts in the direction in the show, but the late 00’s found the show getting somewhat stale. Thanks to the super-saturation of reality TV shows across cable networks, the Real World had a hard time competing. The concept of young adults partying and … Continue reading Game Changers: Real World Brooklyn

Ten People Great for The Real World, Not for The Challenge

Final Reckoning was the second consecutive season of The Challenge without a Real Worlder debuting on the show. Despite this, The Real World is still a huge presence on the show. With a new Real World season in the works, it seems possible that The Real World will remain a staple on The Challenge. Some of the Real Worlders who shined on their season fizzled … Continue reading Ten People Great for The Real World, Not for The Challenge

Will The Challenge Survive Without The Real World?

Challenge 30 is on its way, and it seems like MTV has a renewed interest in The Challenge. So far this year we’ve seen The Challenge: Invasion, Champs vs. Pros, Season 30, and now there’s rumors of season 31 being on its way. It’s likely in the very early stages of development, but this is more Challenge action that we’ve seen on MTV in ages. … Continue reading Will The Challenge Survive Without The Real World?