On Vendettas we MTV grab competitors from outside sources. Big Brother and MTV UK seemed to be their new initiative, and viewers were introduced to some new faces and accents. War of the Worlds rolled around. We got a bunch of new UK faces, and eve more showed up for War of the World 2. Each time an international contestant would show up on The … Continue reading Is it Time to Retire the UK Cast Members?
Two Challenge alumni have returned to their native TV program! Bayleigh Dayton and Da’Vonne Rogers are appearing on the All Stars season of Big Brother. Bayleigh appeared on season 20 originally, only migrating to The Challenge in 2020 for Total Madness. Da’Vonne appeared on seasons 17 and 18, later appearing on Final Reckoning and War of the Worlds. Both girls did much better on The … Continue reading Bayleigh Dayton & Da’Vonne Rogers Appear on Big Brother 22
War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds 2, and War of the Worlds 3 Total Madness. They were supposed to be a War trilogy, but production changed their minds at the last minute. They may be remembered for the jerseys covered in country flags or they might become the trilogy of Tribunals. These three seasons saw an influx of rookies onto the show, from … Continue reading Every Competitor From the Second Trilogy Ranked
Coming to you from an exotic Zoom chat, we have the Total Madness reunion! Hosted by Vernon Davis. Jenny doesn’t consider herself a champion. She says you need to win a handful of times to be called a “Champion.” Obviously she’s unaware of Champs. vs. Stars. Bananas was worried he’d never see another final again let alone win it. Bayleigh confirmed she sprained her knee … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Everything Important from the Reunion
Over the past two seasons, we’ve come to know Jenny West on The Challenge. She’s incredibly sweet, understanding of others, able to celebrate the successes of others, and on the show to compete. Sure, she’s made some bad moves in the game, but people have committed worse crimes. Because she comes across as such a nice person, I was happy to see her win. If … Continue reading Jenny West: Most Predictable Winner We’ve Seen in Ages
The final is here! Rather than a top five moments, this is going to be a highlight reel. The top moment is the final, so enjoy the recap. The cast shows up dressed in their parkas and snow pants. It’s going to be a cold one. 9,000 feet of elevation and twelve miles through the snow. Day one: Competitors must ski through the snow and … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 16
Four Big Brother 20 cast members entered Total Madness. We’re now down to nine people and three of them are from BB20. For a rookie cast, this is pretty remarkable. It’s been a while since we’ve had such a big group of rookies coming from one show, but it was quite common when The Real World was feeding into The Challenge. On The Inferno 4 … Continue reading Three Big Brother 20 Cast Mates are in the Total Madness Final
Eleven remain, but that’s too many. 1. Pinheads The challenge is called Crash Course. It’s basically bowling, but instead of a ball, there’s a stunt car. Instead of pins, there’s three barrels for each competitor with a Challenger standing atop. The goal is to knock over as many barrels as possible by pulling the e-brake and skidding into the barrels. In the event of a tie, … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 15
The end of the season is rapidly approaching, and all eleven remaining players have their Red Skulls. For some people, they’ve been training for a final. Others are clinging onto prayers to get through it. Not all of the remaining competitors will be able to run the final, but they all have the minimum requirements to compete. As it stands now, some people are huge … Continue reading Who’s Ready to Run the Total Madness Final?
Three people remain without skulls. Will anyone get a red one? 1. A Long Weight This week we have a double elimination, and the challenge is “screw your enemy style.” In Running Out of Time, competitors run to a pile of rubbish and pick up a piece. They throw it in their opponent’s bin so their opponents have heavy bins to hold. Once TJ blows the … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 14
For years The Challenge has featured people from all walks of life. Stemming from The Real World, we were bound to find to LGBTQ competitors come onto the show. While The Challenge isn’t the perfect example of equality, they’ve been allowing LGBTQ competitors to compete openly on the show since its inception. While major sports have only recently allowed their athletes to speak about their … Continue reading Ten of the Best Queer Moments The Challenge Has Seen
Swaggy is gone, Bayleigh is still there, even if just physically. 1. Grid Locked In Blocked In the cast is split in half and they are completing a puzzle. Competitors need to move black cars vertically or horizontally so they can free a red car. Once the red car is free, time stops. The entire winning team forms the “Tri”bunal. The first team designates Rogan … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 13