Last year, during The Challenge off season, I wrote about a few seasons that changes the trajectory for the Real World/Road Rules/ Challenge franchise (Inferno 3, Real World: Las Vegas, Rivals 2, Road Rules Maximum Velocity Tour, Real World: Brooklyn, and The Gauntlet). We’re back in the off season, so I wanted to pick up this series of posts. This time, I want to look … Continue reading Game Changers: Real World St. Thomas
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
It seems like production has no love for the St. Thomas season. For two consecutive seasons, the cast has gotten snubbed in terms of casting. Despite the fact that much of the cast would fit perfectly into themes, production seems reluctant to include them. As far as Real World seasons go, St. Thomas performed pretty poorly, but there are valid reasons why this seasons would … Continue reading Is The Real World St. Thomas a Forgotten Season?
Both seasons of Battle of the Exes have been an explosion of drama and emotions. By rekindling flames, production has brought out the best and worst in the cast. Of course, many of these couples aren’t real. They’re either rumored couples, one night stands, or made up. Nobody wants to see people who are “exes” just because they weren’t a perfect match in the Truth … Continue reading Exes That Still Need to Compete
Based on their social media activity, it’s pretty obvious that Trey and Laura are not on the next Challenge. Rumor has it they were alternates, probably because people forget that The Real World was ever in St. Thomas. After Battle of the Seasons, it seems the two were in a bad place and weren’t talking. Fortunately, it seems the possibility of being teammates as sparked … Continue reading Is The Challenge a Relationship Saver?
Rivals 2 keeps getting closer and closer, and it seems like hype for the seasons has been increasing over the past week. While there’s a lot of excitement for people like CT and Johnny to return to The Challenge there’s also some people who are displeased with some of the lackluster rivalries on the cast. Let’s check out some of the real rivalries that should … Continue reading Rivals that Should Have Shown Up
Recently I talked about Complex’s list of hottest women of reality TV. Now, I’d like to make my own list. In order to qualify for this list, you must have appeared on The Real World or a Challenge in 2012. So only people from Battle of the Exes, Battle of the Seasons, RW San Diego and RW St. Thomas qualify. So let’s get this show … Continue reading Hottest Challenge Girls of 2012