Ten Most Memorable Struggles in the Final

The final Challenges have become increasingly harder over the years, but one thing has remained consistent: some people have a really hard time. There are always people who simply cannot finish certain sections or people who collapse under the pressure. This list is going to look at the ten people who had the worst experiences in the final. For some of them, they overcame the … Continue reading Ten Most Memorable Struggles in the Final

Challenge Champions Reunite For Special Airing May 22nd

Earlier this year, a group of Challenge champions gathered in Universal Studios Hollywood to film a special competition. Fans have been wondering when it would air, and we finally have a date: May 22nd. It appears this special will be airing during the War of the Worlds final, likely during the commercial breaks. Six competitors arrived, plus Devyn who will be the post. Darrell and … Continue reading Challenge Champions Reunite For Special Airing May 22nd

Seven Challenge Relationships Where The Hate is Real

A recent trip to Maury revealed a surprising fact about Bananas’s relationship with Wes: they don’t actually hate each other. In fact, they’re basically just using each other to advance their careers on The Challenge. I can’t say I’m surprised, though I do think they have had moments of legitimate frustration with one another. While this “rivalry” may be a made-for-TV story, I do think … Continue reading Seven Challenge Relationships Where The Hate is Real

Bananas Exposes Rivalry With Wes on Maury

As part of his duties as host on First Look, Johnny Bananas summoned his rival Wes to take a lie detector test. So what’s the verdict? Well, it’s all fake. The rivalry is fake. Maury asked the boys the same four questions. Here is the video and the questions and answers below that. Spoilers below the video. So here are the questions: Do you bring … Continue reading Bananas Exposes Rivalry With Wes on Maury

Ten Challengers Who Fought Through Injuries 

The Challenge tends to bring out the fighter in people. Sometimes people forgo their personal comfort for chance at Challenge glory. Injured or not, these Challengers would stop at nothing to secure their Challenge win. Here are Challengers who sustained an injury, but decided to fight anyway… to mixed results.  This list does not include people who got injured during elimination. It focuses on people … Continue reading Ten Challengers Who Fought Through Injuries 

The Evolution of Cara Maria

This week, we saw Nany argue with Cara Maria over their differing styles of game play. Nany was surprised to see Cara Maria would not keep her safe if called into the Killing Floor. The two veterans argued and Nany said Cara has not veterans honor. Apparently, the two had an agreement (off camera) that they’d look of for each other. I like Nany this … Continue reading The Evolution of Cara Maria

Brad Announces Retirement From The Challenge

Vendettas and Final Reckoning saw the return of Brad Fiorenza, a Challenge champ and Real World alumni. He was gone from The Challenge for almost eight years, and his run on both seasons was pretty impressive. Today, he posted on social media that he would be taking an indefinite break from the show:Much of Brad’s adult life was televised on MTV. His Real World season … Continue reading Brad Announces Retirement From The Challenge

Johnny Bananas: Every Season Ranked

If you’re reading my blog, you know Johnny Bananas. With more Challenge seasons under his belt than anyone else, his record is full of really high highs and really low lows. Regardless of whether you love him or hate him, you have to admit his name is basically synonymous with The Challenge. After 19 seasons (seventeen regular, two spin-off), Bananas’s Challenge career is more of … Continue reading Johnny Bananas: Every Season Ranked

Various Challenge Champions Filming Challenge Special

Six prior Challenge champions have been spotted at Universal Studios filming a mini-special according to Vevmo. This special is likely akin to the prior Universal Specials we’ve seen in the past. One with Hunter, Leroy, Cara Maria, and Jemmye and one with Shane, Ashley K., Zach, and Laurel. For those who are unfamiliar, these specials are usually inserted prior to commercial breaks during the evening. … Continue reading Various Challenge Champions Filming Challenge Special

Game Changers: The Gauntlet

When looking at turning points for The Challenge, I believe all three Gauntlet seasons marked changes in the series. The first Gauntlet was an interesting season that formed The Challenge into the show it is today. Today, I want to look at this season and discover why it has such an important role in transforming The Challenge. Filmed in 2003, The Gauntlet takes place during … Continue reading Game Changers: The Gauntlet

Where Did Champs vs. Stars Go?

It’s been about a month without The Challenge, and fans are itching for a new season of the show. Anticipation can be a good thing, but it’s an unfamiliar feeling for Challenge fans. For the past few seasons we’ve had a spinoff to fill the void between seasons. Champs vs. Stars (originally Champs vs. Pros) allowed Challenge fans to get their fix while the real … Continue reading Where Did Champs vs. Stars Go?

Veronica: Every Challenge Season Ranked

The Challenge is a show whose roots extend back almost two decades. Throughout this time, competitions have come and gone but few have remained throughout the years. One recent exception to this is Veronica. She made her debut on Challenge 2000. Recently she remerged and appeared on all three seasons in the trilogy. Here is a ranking of all of her appearance: best to worst. … Continue reading Veronica: Every Challenge Season Ranked