MTV’s ‘The Challenge: Battle of the Exes 2’ has me catching feelings of a different kind

It took me a week-and-a-half before I could get myself to watch the first episode of my favorite reality TV competition series “The Challenge: Battle of the Exes 2” from start to finish. Knowing that two members of the cast, Diem Brown and Ryan Knight, passed away…

Diem: Requiescat in Pace

When I saw Diem Brown’s tweet this past Tuesday that said “I NEED PRAyErs and advice my doctors are seemingly giving up but I won’t & can’t rollover. Whatever option I have to LIVE I’m grabbing!” I knew things were dire, but I still held onto hope.

A Different Kind of Challenge: MTV’s Diem Brown Third Bout with Cancer. Please Help

Before the past few weeks, if you mentioned “the challenge” to me, I would presume we’re about to chat it up about my favorite reality TV show MTV’s “The Challenge” and not something related to ice buckets and Lou Gehrig’s Disease. During the filming of MTV’s “The Challenge: Battle of the Exes 2” in Panama, […]

Interview with MTV ‘Rivals 2’ finalist Cara Maria: doing Challenges to dating Abram

Cara Maria Sorbello might as well have been nicknamed “The Answer,” in the likeness of Allen Iverson, as Heather Cooke’s (“Cooke”) fate was hanging in the balance in the first episode of “The Challenge: Rivals 2” on MTV.

MTV ‘The Challenge: Rivals II’ – trailer, cast, read my commentary, and take my polls

While MTV’s “The Real World” basically sucks now, it’s a pipeline for “The Challenge” which is my favorite show on the network. On Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:00 PM ET/PT, “The Challenge: Rivals II” (twitter hashtag #Rivals2) premieres.