A binge of old Challenge seasons has reexposed me to many old Challenge seasons and some of the greatest formats on the show. Some seasons have great formate, but they only worked under certain conditions. Other seasons have awful formats, and they’ve always been awful. It seems we have a lot of people sitting behind keyboards screaming for Fresh Meat 3, The Duel 3, or … Continue reading Which Prior Challenge Formats Could Work in Today’s Challenge Climate?
If you watched War of the Worlds 2 during its original run, you might remember commercials advertising Challenge-sponsored Spartan Races and a “chance to appear on a future season of The Challenge.” We know this has no impact on season 35, but does it mean anything for season 36? A bunch of Challengers showed up to sponsor the events. We had Tony & Jemmye, Brad … Continue reading Is Another Fresh Meat Coming?
There are mixed emotions surrounding the suspected Challenge 27 theme. While this theme may provide a lot of drama, it’s a big risk on MTV’s behalf. Here are a few other theme that Challenge fans may be more interested in: 1. New School VS. Old School This is the most obvious theme. In fact, it has been the most obvious theme for years. Fans … Continue reading Best Themes for Challenge 27
Now that the presence of Are You The One? kids on The Challenge is all but official, it’s time to start embracing this new crop of Challengers. Even though there are allegedly only 4 on the upcoming 26th Challenge, opening this door brings the potential of 20 new players to The Challenge. Taking a walk down memory lane, 2006 introduced us to Fresh Meat 1. … Continue reading Will We Ever Need a Fresh Meat 3?
I don’t think it will be too long until we start to officially know cast members for the upcoming challenge, but it may be a while until we know the format of the challenge. Before anything is announced, I’d like to highlight some of the positives and negatives of each possible challenge format. Battle of the Exes 2 The first Exes season was a successful … Continue reading Best Format for Challenge 25