A documentary sequence about MTV’s competitors sequence, The Problem, lately premiered on the community with numbers revealing low rankings and viewership.
The Problem: Untold Historical past options interviews and highlights from previous and current solid members in addition to different people related to the present.
Amongst them are widespread solid members corresponding to Johnny Bananas, Mark Lengthy, Darrell Taylor, Veronica Portillo, Amanda Garcia, and host TJ Lavin.
Celebrities are additionally included all through the documentary sequence, with Kim Kardashian’s appearance shocking followers once they noticed her in a teaser trailer.
Whereas the docu-series brings followers an inside have a look at the creation and evolution of the favored franchise, it appears not many people have been checking it out when it arrived reside on MTV.
It arrived on the heels of CBS’ spinoff, The Problem: USA, which did effectively, albeit on community tv. The docu-series additionally comes simply forward of the most recent season of MTV’s present referred to as The Problem: Journey or Dies.
The Problem documentary information low viewership
The Problem: Untold Historical past, a three-part documentary sequence, formally premiered on Wednesday, September 21. The premiere arrived at 8/7c on MTV and included the primary two episodes.
Primarily based on knowledge from Showbuzz Daily, the docu-series premiere recorded a disappointing 0.11 ranking in the important thing 18-49 demographic, and solely 218,000 viewers have been watching.
It ranked at No. 30 amongst Wednesday’s cable telecasts, getting edged out by choices from CNN, Lifetime, and MSNBC in the identical time slot.
Taking the highest spot amongst cable packages was All Elite Wrestling, with their Wednesday presentation of AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam, an occasion held at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York Metropolis.
Bravo’s actuality TV present, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, completed second with a powerful 0.45 ranking and over 1.12 million viewers.
The disappointing numbers arrive only a week after The Problem wrapped up the primary season of a CBS spinoff present referred to as The Problem: All Stars, which featured solely rivals from CBS actuality TV exhibits.
The CBS spinoff’s finale had a 0.36 ranking and over 1.76 million viewers watching. Most episodes in the course of the 11-episode season had not less than 2 million viewers.
The Problem to premiere thirty eighth MTV season
MTV’s documentary sequence, The Problem: Untold Historical past, will function 4 extra episodes. The primary two air on Wednesday, September 28, beginning at 8/7c. The ultimate two episodes within the sequence arrive on Wednesday, October 5, starting at 8/7c on MTV.
On October 12, MTV will premiere its latest season of the competitors sequence, referred to as The Problem: Journey or Dies, at 8/7c. The present will function rookies and season vets within the solid, together with Nurys Mateo, Nelson Thomas, Bananas, Nany Gonzalez, Devin Walker, Tori Deal, Laurel Stucky, and Chauncey Palmer.
The Ride or Dies theme features partners who share a powerful bond, whether or not they’re husband and spouse, boyfriend and girlfriend, buddies, or members of the family. Just a few exes may also be concerned within the present, making issues further attention-grabbing.
MTV’s hoping for Season 38 to be extra profitable than its predecessor. Season 37, referred to as Spies, Lies & Allies, typically had disappointing rankings and viewership numbers. In response to The Challenge Fandom Wiki, the highest episode was the present’s finale, which recorded 720,000 viewers.
The Problem: Untold Historical past is on the market on Paramount Plus. The Problem: Journey or Dies premieres Wednesday, October 12 at 8/7c on MTV.