In The Challenge world, season 30 was a spectacle. It was a marking of the show’s success and a sign of its longevity. Just ten seasons earlier, when the show hit seasons twenty, the milestone was ignored. Season 20 gave us the theme “Cutthroat.” It was a unique theme, and one that’s beloved by many longterm fans. Despite the lasting impact, the season was somewhat … Continue reading Cutthroat: One of the Best or Worst Seasons?
The Challenge has instilled the fear of death into many of its competitors. Usually, it’s just part of the competition and the games are safe. Then there are the times when things go wrong and competitors end up in a compromising situation. There have been multiple times over the years when viewers were actually worried about the welfare of competitors. These competitors had some near-death … Continue reading Ten Challenges Where Someone Could Have Died
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
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
This week marked an injuryfest on The Challenge, when we saw two teams get sent home due to injured teammates. While this is a bummer for Leroy & Candice and Tony & Shane, it’s not the first time ailments have sent competitors packing. Let’s check out the injuries that cast teams the game: Coral (The Gauntlet) In the early days of The Challenge, people generally … Continue reading Injuries That Killed Challengers Chances at Victory
Over the past few days the Challenge community has been saddened by the loss of Diem. She touched the lives of many of the Challengers and upon hearing the news of her passing they were quick to post memories on social media. I wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate her life by sharing some of the memories that have been posted online. It is … Continue reading MTV Stars Pay Tribute to Diem
Some Challengers go out in the worst way despite a track record full of success. Occasionally, these Challengers never return to redeem their poor performance. Here’s a list of some of the Challengers who really ought to give The Challenge another shot because we know that have the potential to do well. 1. Coral Smith After a series of lies and betrayals Coral quit The … Continue reading 10 Challengers Who Should Come Back to Redeem Themselves