In the early 2000’s, The Challenge was an entirely different show. Initially, the cast didn’t even vote each other off. Then, Battle of the Seasons and Battle of the Sexes ushered in the Inner Circle. This sparked some drama and a much more competitive show. However, the Inner Circle allowed some pissed off cast members to go home without any opportunity for revenge. Production wanted … Continue reading The Gauntlet Turns 17 Today: How It Changed The Challenge
Thanks to COVID-19, things have been slow. Shows have been postponed because filming isn’t safe right now and international travel is restricted. Mark Long has proposed an MTV spinoff filmed in the USA featuring only Old School cast members instead of athletes or “celebrities.” He has also created Twitter and Instagram accounts @WeWantOGs. Now, the concept is more than just an idea. Mark is trying … Continue reading Mark Long Calls for Old School Only Challenge
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
Interest post I found online in regards to some of the Real World roommate from over the years. Logo, a sister channel of MTV, has given an update on the lives of (almost) all of the LGBT cast members from over the years, and they go all the way back. The include the first gay male (Norman) and the first lesbian (Beth A.), so they’ve … Continue reading Where are the LGBT Real World Roomies Now?
If you’ve been watching Battle of the Bloodlines, you may have noticed one thing: This cast is old! Compared to other seasons, the average age is really high. Of course, there are some young’ns on the show, but even some of the bloodlines are pretty old (two are 31). So, I wanted to take a look at some of the oldest people to do a … Continue reading Oldest Challengers
Some of the original Real World cast have gathered to discuss their experience, all in the name of Oprah! On Sunday, December 21, at 9 PM EST/PT the OWN network is airing an episode of “Oprah: Where Are They Now” featuring commentary from Norman, Julie, and Heather from the original season. This is an exciting opportunity to remember the season that started it all as … Continue reading Real World New York Cast Reuniting On OWN