Every so often, we see a Challenge whose format is perfect and works really well. More often, we see seasons with formats that don’t work, and probably should have been avoided by production. These are those Challenges. I’m not saying production shouldn’t have filmed a Challenge, but perhaps they should have reconsidered the format. 1. The Gauntlet 3 The Gauntlet 3 is a very popular … Continue reading Five Challenge That Should Have Never Happened
Long-term Challenge fans have seen all of these seasons. Even some of the newer fans have seen them all. Now that Free Agents if rapidly approaching, it seemed like a good idea to rank the past ten seasons. Starting with The Gauntlet 3, these are the seasons that have had hour-long episodes. Also, it was really around this time that the dynamic of The Challenge … Continue reading The Challenge: Past 10 Seasons Ranked
Everyone likes a good GIF, and with the The Real World on hiatus for a week, we need a little entertainment to hold us over. So let me tell you the 10-Step process of dealing with a week without Real World Explosion… in GIF form. Warning: GIFs can load slowly. So if this posts takes a minute to load, well, that’s life. So it’s Wednesday … Continue reading 10 Real World & Challenge Gifs To Hold You Over Until The Real World Returns
2013 only brought us 2 new seasons in the RW/RR/Challenge franchise: Real World Portland & Rivals 2. Though we had fewer seasons than we have in the past, we were left with quite a few memorable moments. Let’s check out the best moments from the year. 10. Nia & Jordan’s Love/ Hate Relationship When Nia entered the Real World house, she seemed interested in Jordan … Continue reading 10 Most Memorable Moments from 2013
Anyone who has seen her season of The Real World knows that Jemmye has a pretty complicated past. So when she found herself on Dr. Oz, it would seem likely that she would open up about something from her past. Wrong. Her appearance of the show went back to her hatred for ketchup, a phobia was witnessed on Rivals 2. Unfortunately, I was unable to … Continue reading Jemmye Carroll Visits Dr. Oz
Competing on Rivals is not a guarantee for relationship therapy. While many teams leave on good terms, others leave in a worse place than they began. I know it has been a while since Rivals 2 ended, but I figured it would be a good time to check out the Rivals pairing that benefited the least from the show. 5. Wes & Kenny Wes and … Continue reading Rivalries That Have Just Gotten Stronger
A new season of The Challenge and The Real World are definitely in our future, so I wanted to look at just how successful the shows are compared to other shows on MTV. If you read my blog religiously, which I hope you do, you know I post ratings every week. Each week, The Real World/Challenge goes up against powerhouse shows like Duck Dynasty, South … Continue reading How Successful Are The Challenges?