The Challenge: Final Reckoning’s finale saw Ashley hold Hunter accountable for his awful language and behavior by deciding to keep $1 million for herself.
I haven’t watched The Challenge in years, but War of the Worlds brought in a new group of reality stars to compete, so I thought I’d check in.
MTV has officially announced the cast of The Challenge season 33, which has cast members from Love Island, Big Brother, American Ninja Warrior, and other shows competing against each other for $1 million.
A report from a reliable spoiler says The Challenge season 33 will include two Big Brother winners and one runner-up, plus cast members from The Bachelorette and American Ninja Warrior.
The Challenge season 32 has an air date, a cast, and spoilers. It will conclude the rivals storylines started on The Challenge XXX: Dirty 30 and continued on last season’s Vendettas.
MTV released a trailer for its next season of its drunken, violent franchise The Challenge, which now will include cast members from outside the MTV reality show universe, who needed a place to get drunk and fight with each other while a major international corporation profits from a toxic, misogynistic environment where female cast members face a “hostile work environment” with “unwanted touching.”
An MTV’s The Challenge cast member detailed a culture of sexual harassment on the set of the show that the production tolerated and even encouraged.
The Challenge: Vendettas, season 31 of the MTV show, includes contestants from outside MTV reality shows, including two Big Brother 18 houseguests.
MTV is bringing back its spin-off of The Challenge that will have familiar Challenge contestants competing against a team of non-Challenge people—but this time, instead of pro athletes, those competitors will be “celebrity athletes and entertainers,” which is code for “mostly reality stars.” Mike “The Miz” Mizanin will host the “eight-week special event” The Challenge: Champs vs…. continue reading
MTV’s Challenge is spinning off a new competition, The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros, that will have MTV stars face off against pro athletes.
A helicopter that was part of the production for MTV’s The Challenge has crashed in Argentina Saturday, killing the pilot and one other person. While it was traveling to a filming location for season 28 of The Challenge, neither person killed was a cast or crew member, according to the network.
Over the past few years, very nice people have suggested I revisit MTV’s The Challenge, in particular because the actual challenges have improved. So, I recorded Battle of the Bloodlines, and was ready to get to know the cast—nearly all of whom I have absolutely no familiarity with—and see some good reality TV competitions.
Alas, before an actual challenge showed up, I was challenged, having to endure what too many MTV shows have become: drunken, violent messes.
After an eight-month break, MTV’s Challenge will return in early December for season 27 with a twist that’s straight out of Survivor: having cast members play with and against their relatives. The family members are only siblings or cousins, however—and it’s very cousin-heavy, with nine of the 14 teams comprised of cousin pairs. MTV is calling this The… continue reading
Diem Brown, the two-time cancer survivor who who appeared on MTV’s Challenges, died this morning after her most recent battle with cancer. She was 32. People has a detailed obituary and timeline of her recent illness. The magazine reports that “Friends and family had been gathering at her bedside at a New York City hospital… continue reading
Road Rules turned serial Challenge cast member Susie Meister has a long essay in Salon today about her MTV reality show experiences, which she compares to an abusive relationship. Highlights of the information and insight from her piece: Despite being critical of the show and its production, Susie writes, “I have to acknowledge my role… continue reading