The Challenge

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

Cory And Ashley Swim With Sharks On The Challenge

But when it comes to scheming with Bananas, are these floaters out of their depth? 2016.06.29S28.E09

EHG Mini: Transplanting TV-eh

Moving beloved TV shows just a little ways north. 2016.06.29

The Challenge Turns On The Idiot Box

Drunken scraps and an all-nighter combine in an episode that combines the show's best and worst qualities. 2016.06.22S28.E08

Into The Wild Blue Yonder With The Challenge

Can security stop the Cory-Devin scuffle before it goes off a cliff? Spoiler: obviously. 2016.06.15S28.E07

EHG Mini: Genre Centre

We choose shows for the different-genre treatment, a la Felicity's Twilight Zone-isode. 2016.06.13