Road Rules Revival- 2021 (Paramount +)

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Why was Road Rules not as popular or successful as the Real World? Was the experience less relatable to the viewers who were also probably lounging around in a couch like the Real Worlders? Producers giving up on the show seems like a theme. They gave up on it after Xtreme, though methinks the thought must'd already been brewing for many moons by the time they reached that decision. Viewers Revenge was 3-4 years later and that was a disgrace of a season tbh. They probably should've just stuck with the original RR format like the RW more-or-less did, which perhaps granted it the longetivity it had.

Yupp--you're last sentence is dead on.  The went away from the original theme with The Quest.  Although that gave us Katie Doyle so...it wasn't horrible.  South Pacific and Xtreme saw too many people leave.

So short history lesson:

They actually went away from the original theme with Maximum Velocity Tour.  Semester At Sea had really bad ratings, so they switched to the game show format with Maximum Velocity Tour.  The problem was, the only real stakes with the game show format for that season was "they get less money if they don't win."  So with The Quest, they added the twist of people getting sent home to make it more interesting.  But the show basically would have been dead had they not changed the format in the first place.

But the true death nail was just how BAD Viewer's Revenge was.  I still maintain it may very well be the WORST season of any of the BMP shows that were on MTV.  Even worse than The Island or Final Reckoning, and that's saying something.

I agree about Viewers Revenge it was terrible. Still wonder what other factors contributed to such low ratings for the show in general though, I wonder if it could've been something as small as the time slot it had? Or were people just not as invested with watching a group of people travel on an rv/ship? I can't imagine people actually finding RW more interesting than RR but I guess they did

As someone who never watched an episode of original RR seasons but did watch viewers revenge. I enjoyed it :). Just hated the bully vets that took over and won as usual

Viewers Revenge would’ve maybe been better had they started off with 6 new roadies and had the replacements be the RR alumni. They should’ve gone with a cast of Dan, David, Lamonte, Tori, Angel, and Ivory.

they could’ve had the viewers vote which alumni would be the next replacement instead 

Angel & Ivory were the stars of Viewer's Revenge

Angel and Dan should have been challenge regulars 

Angel and Dan should have been A challenge regular 

"Frickin' Transvestite"

kina was shook 

"Frickin' Transvestite"

kina was shook 

angel had that ***** scared to show her face again and had her change her name too

the IMPACT

definitely don't understand what kind cultural relevance Road Rules planned to have in the current era but nothing was really lost if this doesn't get off the ground. 

I would've liked to see Ivory do atleast one challenge and Angel to do more. Definitely would've been more useful than Jasmine. 

definitely don't understand what kind cultural relevance Road Rules planned to have in the current era but nothing was really lost if this doesn't get off the ground. 

the world will always be cool to explore, ¿da fúq?

I would've liked to see Ivory do atleast one challenge and Angel to do more. 

 

definitely don't understand what kind cultural relevance Road Rules planned to have in the current era but nothing was really lost if this doesn't get off the ground. 

the world will always be cool to explore, ¿da fúq?

and they do that on plenty of travel shows and The Amazing Race so again who is asking for a Road Rules reboot besides Nostalgia based consumers?? 

if the only consumers are looking for a nostalgia itch then doesnt a Homecoming type of program make much more sense?

Regardless of whether the itch is based on nostalgia or not the show is innovative and relevant independent of the era in which it's presented in; it unequivocally has potential to spark interest. Besides, I could argue that if the shows you listed have been successful in today's age, why can't a show with a similar concept such as Road Rules prosper on a different network (mtv) or on a streaming service like paramount plus, which by the way, has largely built its database specifically with nostalgia as the main selling point? The show would bring nostalgic viewers in along with a new era of fans. Producers are dumb af

But ultimately who gives a shit tho, this ain't happening either way lmao I should've known it was too good to be true.

yeah it's not happening because no one wants it, so i didn't understand what we were arguing about. if any of the value you mentioned was real it would have been a show 

You're arguing with yourself, I'm simply pointing out the show's potential while keeping the naysayers at bay

I wouldn't be surprised if another network or streaming platform eventually 'creates' a reality show with the same concept. It'll never be as iconic though~

they need to make road rules live with social media (tiktok, instagram, twitter) all factored in.

the road rules "live" season didn't have any of that but that's the direction that would work. 

You're arguing with yourself, I'm simply pointing out the show's potential while keeping the naysayers at bay

i'm sure you and the party of two that still cares about Road Rules will have fun with that. Refrain from responding to people with negativity and then pretending like you didn't initiate it. it's weird 

they need to make road rules live with social media (tiktok, instagram, twitter) all factored in.

the road rules "live" season didn't have any of that but that's the direction that would work. 

No.

Road Rules could still work but they'd probably do something to ruin it. 

Can someone tell me if road rules was really that popular? The only seasons I watched was some of x-treme and viewers revenge because I was young. I just always thought it was like the ugly stepsister and real world was always more popular and more talked about it also it had more longevity.

Would a reboot really be that successful I mean they tried it once didnt they would it really have that much success in this new era?

Can someone tell me if road rules was really that popular? The only seasons I watched was some of x-treme and viewers revenge because I was young. I just always thought it was like the ugly stepsister and real world was always more popular and more talked about it also it had more longevity.

Would a reboot really be that successful I mean they tried it once didnt they would it really have that much success in this new era?

the only reason i could see it being somewhat successful is how the casuals eat up The Challenge being a sport and trying to make everything super extreme

figured if they take that basic formula and make the missions Road Rulers do be "extreme" and over the top in that sense it could possibly do well

compared to Real World - which i dont see doing well in today's environment at all (excluding homecoming from this), feel like people would just try to cancel anyone lol

Can someone tell me if road rules was really that popular? The only seasons I watched was some of x-treme and viewers revenge because I was young. I just always thought it was like the ugly stepsister and real world was always more popular and more talked about it also it had more longevity.

Would a reboot really be that successful I mean they tried it once didnt they would it really have that much success in this new era?

it was always like you said the younger sister who was tryna find their identity- once ratings went too low for them they messed with the format to assimilate to those times and eventually became something else- however I think people who watched MTV during that time remember the show vaguely but wasn't popular enough for homecomings or reunions

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