Final Reckoning Season Pacing: Good or Bad?

Starting with Rivals 3, it seemed The Challenge moved much slower. Many episodes would end in a cliffhanger elimination, and over the course of two episodes we’d see two challenges and only one elimination. However, Rivals 3 was plagued with teams leaving unexpectedly so there were likely some eliminations cut from the season. Invasion was…

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Which Team Could Survive Redemption

The Challenge: Final Reckoning Episode 4 will be focused on Redemption, and someone is coming back to the house. Some teams seem to be in redemption because of poor performance, and this may keep them from returning to the house. Other teams may have the tools needed to get into the main house and become…

Did Production Manipulate Paulie During Elimination?

The Challenge: Final Reckoning isn’t dividing eliminations or teams by gender. While it’s exciting to have all team eligible for elimination each week, there’s also the question of balancing fairness within the competition. Ever since the first Inferno season, production has divided eliminations into girl/girl weeks and boy/boy weeks. This was done for two reasons:…