Who Should Have Returned? Challengers Who Retired After: Fresh Meat, Inferno 3 & The Duel

Thanks in part to CBS All Access, I’ve been watching older seasons of The Challenge. I recently did a list assessing Challengers who retired after The Gauntlet 2. Eleven people retired after that season, but only six retired after Fresh Meat, four after The Duel, and three after The Inferno 3. So, I’m taking all thirteen retirees and consolidating them into one list. Some of … Continue reading Who Should Have Returned? Challengers Who Retired After: Fresh Meat, Inferno 3 & The Duel

Mark Long Calls for Old School Only 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

10 Challengers Who Allegedly Lost on Purpose

If you watch The Challenge, you know TJ hates one thing: quitters. On Rivals 3, Brandon got a brutal lashing from TJ when he left to be with his girlfriend. On Invasion, Theo got a few jabs when he refused to jump off a cliff and essentially quit because he was afraid of heights. Even Mattie got became an anti-smoking ad when she quit the … Continue reading 10 Challengers Who Allegedly Lost on Purpose

Mercenaries: Is the Twist Great?

It started on Cutthroat when Tina and CT showed up as “heady hitters,” taking Bananas and Theresa out in the process. Then, Zach and CT came in and took out Abe and his brother Mike on Bloodlines. Last season we lost Joss, Shane, Britni, and Veronica to the Mercenaries. This season, we may lose Faith & Angela to Ashley & Hunter as they emerged as … Continue reading Mercenaries: Is the Twist Great?

Shane’s Instagram Takeover was the Surprise OG Challenge Fans Have Been Waiting For

On Sunday, MTV took a gamble and put their Instragram account in the hands of old school Challenger and new school Twitter troll Shane. The risk paid off, as he did long time Challenge and Road Rules fans a favor. He got a bunch of his friends from the early 2000’s to come on Instagram and give us updates. Here’s a snapshot of what everyone … Continue reading Shane’s Instagram Takeover was the Surprise OG Challenge Fans Have Been Waiting For

10 Challengers Who Could Be the Next Great Return

Between Invasion and Dirty Thirty, we’ve seen a good number of people returning to The Challenge. Whether is was a Road Ruler like Shane, Veronica or Derrick, or a one-Challenge-wonder like Marie, we’ve seen some faces recently that many people thought we’d never see again. As we begin to hear peeps about Challenge 31, many fans are hopeful that we’ll get a returner who is … Continue reading 10 Challengers Who Could Be the Next Great Return

Karamo Brown to Host Are You the One Spin Off

As previously reported, Are You the One? is getting its own spin off. While AYTO has invaded The Challenge and The Real World, it looks like The Real World is going to have some presence on the new show. Karamo hints at his presence on the show in a recent tweet. The spin off is being filmed in Australia, where Karamo is currently staying. It’s … Continue reading Karamo Brown to Host Are You the One Spin Off

Ten Awkward Challenge Photos That Are Ten Years Old

The mid 00’s were a tough time for some of us. This post proves that The Challenge cast had some pretty rough moments. 1. Aneesa getting into a fight with Cara across The Gauntlet while looking like this. (The Gauntlet 2) 2. That time production couldn’t get Derrick a shirt with his name on it, so he had to be “not Abe.” (The Inferno 3) … Continue reading Ten Awkward Challenge Photos That Are Ten Years Old

Throwback: This Is What Rivals Would Have Looked Like 10 Years Ago

The Challenge is a very different show than it was 10 years ago, but one thing hasn’t changed: the drama. 10 years ago production easily could have assembled a cast of rivals, and this is likely what it would have looked like. Just to be clear, production never attempted a Rivals season 10 years ago, this post is just for fun. Guys CT & Adam– … Continue reading Throwback: This Is What Rivals Would Have Looked Like 10 Years Ago

10 Challengers Who Should Come Back to Redeem Themselves

Some Challengers go out in the worst way despite a track record full of success. Occasionally, these Challengers never return to redeem their poor performance. Here’s a list of some of the Challengers who really ought to give The Challenge another shot because we know that have the potential to do well. 1. Coral Smith After a series of lies and betrayals Coral quit The … Continue reading 10 Challengers Who Should Come Back to Redeem Themselves

Challengers Whose Careers Ended on a Bad Note

Some Challengers bow out of the competition gracefully. Their last Challenge features a strong showing, usually with success and sometimes with a win. People like Susie, The Miz, Brad, Jillian, and Evelyn serve as prime examples of Challengers who went out gracefully. On the other hand we have some Challengers who left on a really, really bad note. These are the people who were once … Continue reading Challengers Whose Careers Ended on a Bad Note

10 Biggest Fights

It looks like we’re preparing ourselves for a fight between Brian and Cory on next week’s Real World. While this fight may not be the biggest one we’ve ever seen, it will likely draw comparisons to fight seen on previous seasons of Real World, Road Rules, and The Challenge. Let’s check out some of the biggest, and most memorable fights from the franchise’s history. 10. … Continue reading 10 Biggest Fights