The Challenge

Knot So Fast With Those Assumptions About Who's Going Into The Challenge's Final

And thanks to an episode 'packed' with whiny nostalgia and interminable rules-and-prizing monologues, who knows when we'll even get to said final. 2017.04.26S29.E13

Whose Coconut's Getting Busted On The Challenge?

A maze of rooms filled with concrete blocks and coconuts provides one more chance for the Champs to catch up to the Underdogs, money-wise. Should be easy, right? 2017.04.18S29.E12

Whose Bubble's Getting Burst On The Challenge?

The promised Underdog Bloodbath sends four Challengers out of the tub. Who's all wet this week? 2017.04.12S29.E11

Did Bananas Split On The Challenge?

Sarah D. Bunting has the dish as two more champs go home and TJ crashes a house party. 2017.04.04S29.E10

Who's On The Ropes On The Challenge?

Showmance 'drama' eats up so much episode runtime, we end on a cliffhanger. Will Bananas get peeled? 2017.03.29S29.E09

Currying Favor On The Challenge

A competitive-eating task gets two Underdogs the boot in more ways than one. 2017.03.21S29.E08

The Challenge Spins The Wheel

Which hamsters fall off in a Champions' elimination week? 2017.03.15S29.E07

The Challenge (Re-)Plays The Legend Of Zenna

A bad romance is rekindled for a hot minute as the Underdogs prepare to send two home. 2017.03.07S29.E06

The Latest Episode Of The Challenge Is Scrum-ptious

TJ rocks a trebuchet (not a euphemism), a certain showmance is all wet (a euphemism), and the Ashleys get cheeky. 2017.02.28S29.E05

The Challenge Shows Us Its O(asis) Face

Two more never-wons head home before the show hurls its champion curveball. 2017.02.21S29.E04

The Challenge Puts Its Money Where Its Mouth Is

And two more never-wons have to take a flying leap. Doggies! Babies! The champs arrive in Thailand! 2017.02.14S29.E03

EHG 144: Rising To The Challenge's 372nd Season

jk, it's 'only' Season 29 -- but will this round of innovations breathe new life into MTV's old warhorse? Kim Reed has thoughts! 2017.02.08

Who's Already On The Ropes In The Challenge's Season Premiere?

New game, new twists; same old boozy yelling, suspect 'strategy,' and Teej side-eyes. It's like your blankie! But, you know, made of mosquito netting and smelling vaguely of Coppertone and Tecate. 2017.02.07S29.E01

EHG Mini: Reality Show Fame Costs, And Here's Where You Start Paying

Giving new challenges to reality competitions' repeat offenders. 2016.08.29

Who's Clapping For That On The Challenge Reunion?

What to watch and what to skip as Johnny Bananas tries to justify his non-love. 2016.08.04S28.E15

Does The Challenge Final End Up In Bananas-Splitsville?

Ain't no mountain high enough to prevent even Cheyenne from summiting. What else went down in the season finale? 2016.08.04S28.E14

Who's Over A Barrel As The Challenge Heads Into The Final?

The last three Rival teams standing face a twist...and each other? 2016.07.27S28.E13

Family Ties Get Tangled On The Challenge

When a cousin meets a cousin, coming through the dusty chicken-wire tunnel system. 2016.07.20S28.E12

Which Alliance Is Left Holding The Bag On The Challenge?

Or maybe we should ask which dumb team hands itself the bag, but that doesn't narrow it down much, does it? 2016.07.13S28.E11

The Real Challenge Is Deciding Whether Bananas Or Plantains Wins In A 'Who's The Worst' Contest

Meanwhile, the alliances are going the way of...all the girls. 2016.07.06S28.E10