It’s no secret that ratings have been down for MTV. The Real World is no exception. The Challenge is no exception. Teen Mom, which is the only strong performer, is still impacted. Recently, MTV welcomed aboard Michael Klein as head of original programming. Prior to MTV, Klein worked with networks such as TLC, The Travel Channel, Conde Naste Entertainment, and the Sundance Channel. As of … Continue reading MTV To Rebrand Its Image
Canadian Challenge fans are going to be very happy while the folks down in the US are watching reruns of Ridiculousness. MTV Canada has added some older Challenge episodes into its line-up. Currently, MTV is showing The Inferno 2 and will later phase into showing The Gauntlet 2. In the middle of July, once they finish airing Gauntlet 2 they will start airing Fresh Meat … Continue reading MTV Cananda Shows Retro Challenge Episodes. MTV USA Does Not.
The past year and half have been have been hard on MTV. People continue to cut cable, and ratings continue to fall. The Challenge and The Real World have been two notable shows to feel the impact of this shift, but MTV has seen a decline across the board. Recent studies have shown that first quarter ratings in 2015 are down 29% when compared to … Continue reading Ratings Continue to Fall on MTV
Diem has always had a home on MTV, and the network has done a good job of paying tribute to her since passing. They recently announced that they will be airing a special entitled “We ❤ Diem.” Further, Brittany Baldi from Are You the One confirmed the special on Twitter: In her tweet she give the time of 9 PM CST, which will likely translate … Continue reading MTV To Honor Diem On Upcoming Special
If you have randomly stumbled upon my blog today and are unaware of the new season of The Real World, make sure to tune into MTV tonight because season 29 of The Real World premiers tonight! Be prepared to meet seven new strangers as they embark on their Real World journey in San Francisco. We already know what happens when people stop being polite and … Continue reading New Real World Season Premiering TONIGHT
2014 is right around the corner. I already listed the 10 things to remember in 2013, so now it’s time to list some of the things I want to see in 2014. 1. Reruns I say this all the time, but The Real World & The Challenge are seriously lacking in reruns. I feel like we get a new episode on Wednesday at 10 PM … Continue reading 5 Things I Hope to See in 2014
If you’ve been following the latest information on the upcoming Challenge season, you’ll know that there are some people who were almost a part of the cast, but ended up not showing up. This is common, and it happens every season. Throughout Challenge history there have been people who were part of the cast, but ended up not appearing on the show. Let’s check out … Continue reading Challenges That Could Have Been