Season 36: What Format Should We See?

Season 36 is an odd season of The Challenge. The cast is currently quarantining, and we know some people will get dropped in this process. During past seasons, it’s been fun to speculate around themes. Sometimes the themes are dead obvious when the cast is discovered. Exes 2 and Battle of the Seasons fall into this category. Other times, the cast gives us no clues … Continue reading Season 36: What Format Should We See?

The Challenge 36: Official Cast

Another season of The Challenge is embarking, and in an era of COVID, The Challenge must move forward. As I always do with cast reveals, I am going to give credit to the team at Vevmo. While I know a lot of the names on the cast, I’d never get the full list without their inside knowledge. If you’re interested in casting, formate, and eliminations … Continue reading The Challenge 36: Official Cast

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Ten of the Best Queer Moments The Challenge Has Seen

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

Ten Most Feared Challenge Rookies

Each season of The Challenge, we get some newbies thrown into the mix. Typically, we get a bunch of sacrificial lambs, but we occasionally we see newbies who intimidate the veterans. Sometimes these people live up to the expectations, other times their popcorn muscles turn them into flops. This week we saw Fessy take out Jordan, proving he’s a solid competitor. Sure, Jordan did have … Continue reading Ten Most Feared Challenge Rookies

Competitors Who Should Have Been on Total Madness

Total Madness is a season with a lot of fresh faces, meaning a few big names are taking the season off. Some could use a break while others missed an opportunity to shine. Competitors revealed the competitors they were happy not to see, but these are some competitors who may have thrived on this season. Laurel Stucky Laurel’s return on War of the Worlds 2 … Continue reading Competitors Who Should Have Been on Total Madness

Is Another Fresh Meat Coming?

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?

10 Unaired Fights that Would Have Make The Challenge Better

Here we go. Another rumor article. Keep in mind, nothing here is confirmed, so everything is just a rumor. But, most of these have been discussed over time and many of them fit in plot lines of aired footage. Throughout the Challenge, a lot gets left on the cutting room floor. Sometimes this includes fights and arguments that focus around game strategy or hook ups. … Continue reading 10 Unaired Fights that Would Have Make The Challenge Better

10 Most Badass LGBT Challenge Competitors

Originally based on the Real World & Road Rules, The Challenge has had a very diverse group of people compete on the show. Reality TV has given us a lot of diversity, but The Real World (especially) has been a trailblazer for showcasing LGBT representation. Over its 33 season, The Challenge has had some kick-ass LGBT players. These are some of the best players who … Continue reading 10 Most Badass LGBT Challenge Competitors

Ten Most Memorable Struggles in the Final

The final Challenges have become increasingly harder over the years, but one thing has remained consistent: some people have a really hard time. There are always people who simply cannot finish certain sections or people who collapse under the pressure. This list is going to look at the ten people who had the worst experiences in the final. For some of them, they overcame the … Continue reading Ten Most Memorable Struggles in the Final

Ranking Every Single Cast Member from the Trilogy

MTV loves to remind us that Dirty Thirty, Vendettas, and Final Reckoning are a trilogy. Though most of the connections between the three seasons seem forced, fans have accepted these three seasons as a cohesive unit. For this reason, I am going to be ranking every single cast member from these shows. My rankings will be based on a number of factors such as: prominence … Continue reading Ranking Every Single Cast Member from the Trilogy

Ten Most Annoying Challenge Couples

Throughout the life of The Challenge, we’ve seen many people hook up or become an item. While some of these pairings win our hearts, like CT & Diem, other get on our nerves. These are the ten most annoying couples we’ve seen on The Challenge… so far. To be clear, the couple must have appeared on The Challenge as an item at one point. If … Continue reading Ten Most Annoying Challenge Couples