Does Anyone Understand the Appeal of Josh on The Challenge?

Season 36 will be the fourth consecutive season where Josh appeared on The Challenge. Of all the rookies who debuted on War of the Worlds, Josh is the only one to do four consecutive seasons. Fans of the show have the same question: why? Josh has been eliminated four times in three seasons. His return after the Impending Dune challenge on War of the Worlds was … Continue reading Does Anyone Understand the Appeal of Josh on The Challenge?

Ten Best Challenge Twists Ever

Sometimes, we get annoying twist that don’t enhance the game. In fact, we’ve seen a lot of them and I’ve already talked about the worst twists ever. Other twists are pretty good. They change the structure of the game in a way that encourages organic drama, pure competition, and less security for losers. Once again, twists are not always clearly defined. Formatting decisions are not … Continue reading Ten Best Challenge Twists Ever

Does Jozea Deserve to Make a Challenge Return?

Jozea holds a really unique position in the Challenge world. Making his debut on Big Brother 18, he first appeared on Champs vs. Stars 2 (for some odd reason). Then, he made his formal Challenge debut on Final Reckoning, making him the first and only spin-off competitor to debut on The Challenge so far. Since Final Reckoning, he hasn’t returned. For the past couple of … Continue reading Does Jozea Deserve to Make a Challenge Return?

Ten Worst Challenge Twists Ever

Each season, we see the format get tweaked a little bit. While some elements of the game have become mainstays since their introduction (like eliminations or overnight finals), others only appeared once or for a  handful of seasons. These are the elements introduced to trick cast members and make a season different from its predecessors. A twist isn’t going to be the core format of … Continue reading Ten Worst Challenge Twists Ever

Every Competitor From the Second Trilogy Ranked

War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds 2, and War of the Worlds 3 Total Madness. They were supposed to be a War trilogy, but production changed their minds at the last minute. They may be remembered for the jerseys covered in country flags or they might become the trilogy of Tribunals. These three seasons saw an influx of rookies onto the show, from … Continue reading Every Competitor From the Second Trilogy Ranked

The Challenge Total Madness: Everything Important from the Reunion

Coming to you from an exotic Zoom chat, we have the Total Madness reunion! Hosted by Vernon Davis. Jenny doesn’t consider herself a champion. She says you need to win a handful of times to be called a “Champion.” Obviously she’s unaware of Champs. vs. Stars. Bananas was worried he’d never see another final again let alone win it. Bayleigh confirmed she sprained her knee … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Everything Important from the Reunion

20 Blockbuster Challenge Eliminations

TJ Lavin stated he’d been waiting for over decade for Bananas to face Wes in elimination, and the moment finally arrived on Total Madness. If it wasn’t a spoiler, this would have been a headline for the season and showcased in every promo. This is a event, and certainly a moment generating buzz around the The Challenge. Throughout Challenge history, we’ve seen various clashes of … Continue reading 20 Blockbuster Challenge Eliminations

Zach & Jenna Feud With Amanda on Twitter: Bombs Get Dropped

MTV, you stirred the pot, and things got very personal. A couple of days ago, MTV posted a video of Jenna and Amanda’s feud on The Challenge. The video is 21 minutes on YouTube, but it was also Tweeted out. They cover Invasion and the “finger bang” incident, the Dirty Thirty elimination/ Redemption, their arguments on the Final Reckoning reunion, and the fight on War … Continue reading Zach & Jenna Feud With Amanda on Twitter: Bombs Get Dropped

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

Is Jenna Going to Skate to the Final Now?

I think everyone was a little shocked to see Jenna win her red skull. She really did seem checked out of the game, but the Barbie Beast showed up at the elimination. Now she has a reason to stay in the game, and some people might be scared of her. Jenna is very connected. She has allies, the veterans generally like her, and she’s not … Continue reading Is Jenna Going to Skate to the Final Now?

The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 7

We pick up after an unnecessary cliffhanger. 1. The Number Two Girl Jenna is preparing to go into Purgatory, and Tori’s convinced she’s the girl to take Jenna out. At deliberation, Tori asks to be sent in. Most of the cast agrees, then Nelson speaks up. Firstly, he apologizes to Aneesa for freaking out on her during the Fast & Furious challenge. His statement starts off sincere, … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 7

Is Jenna Here to Play the Game?

Last week, we saw Jenna on the verge of quitting. In fact, she told Zach she was going to leave the game. Tears were shed, feelings were hurt, and Jewel was played. Despite this, Jenna remained in the competition. TJ asked if anyone wanted to quit prior to the Fast & Furious competition. All eyes were on Jenna, but she didn’t leave. She didn’t win … Continue reading Is Jenna Here to Play the Game?