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

Ten Challengers Who We Thought Would Do Better

Every so often, we’re introduced to a newbie who seems perfect for The Challenge. Maybe they had an athletic past, seemed to be a political mastermind, or had muscles for days. Then, they got their Challenge jerseys and flopped. These are those people who may not have the ability to reach the potential I thought they had: Laterrian: On the Extreme Challenge and Battle of … Continue reading Ten Challengers Who We Thought Would Do Better

10 Teams Who Underwhelmed

This week, we saw Jamie and Kellyanne earn last place in the Road to Nowhere challenge. This poor performance was not an outlier, as these two have been doing poorly for the bulk of this season. Perhaps their Jungle win will turn thing around, but right not they are not meeting expectations. They’re not the only team to underwhelm. Here’s a list of teams, in no order, … Continue reading 10 Teams Who Underwhelmed

Rivals 3: Top Moments From Episode 5

Half a challenge AND an elimination. A new record for this season! 1. The Last Limb The Out On a Limb challenge continues from last week, with a bunch of mediocre team competing. Bananas and Sarah almost complete the mission, though Sarah falls off the final platform. On the other hand, Johnny and Jessica as well as Jamie and Kellyanne fail to make it to the final … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments From Episode 5

Rivals 3: Top Moments From Episode 3

A new episode of The Challenge. Which key Challenge element is missing? 1. Smashley Returns The cast goes to the club, and per usual they are the only ones there because it’s a Tuesday night. Ashley is feeling isolated because everyone else already has friends. She downs a few shots, and then sees Nicole leave to go somewhere with Jamie. That’s her boo, so she … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments From Episode 3

Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 2

An episode of The Challenge that has no challenge. 1. Winner Dinner After winning the first challenge, Vince and Jenna get a dinner as the first power team. Despite her excitement from winning, Jenna is a little creeped out because she has to share dinner with Vince. So rather than talk, they get straight to business. The call down Nate and Christina, only to tell … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 2

Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 1

1. Welcome to Mexico! The cast has landed, but unlike other seasons there is a staggered arrival. Bananas, of course, get there first. The his friend Camila, Johnny, and Nany follow. Then some are you the one kids, and eventually they all get there. We also get some updates from our favorite people. For example, Johnny lives in his mother’s basement, Nicole got promoted to … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 1