Survivor star Tyson Apostol is among the many featured rivals in CBS’ present, The Problem: USA, which additionally consists of gamers from Massive Brother, Superb Race, and Love Island.
The present is a derivative of MTV’s The Problem, which places completely different actuality tv stars in opposition to each other in a sport of wits, technique, political and social strikes, and naturally, intense bodily competitors.
All through the primary a number of episodes of CBS’ model, Tyson established himself as a favourite to win the spinoff present, profitable a number of every day challenges and qualifying for the ultimate early.
He additionally developed robust allies within the sport to maintain himself secure from elimination if he didn’t win future every day occasions.
Even when it appeared like he was in jeopardy at instances, he by some means managed to keep away from the wrath of rival gamers or those that may need him out of the sport.
As a winner of his present Survivor, he not too long ago gave his opinion on whether or not his former CBS present or his present one was the tougher of the 2 competitions.
Every week, The Problem: USA’s Tyson offers his perception into the spinoff present’s episode on a podcast he hosts alongside Amelia Wedemeyer for The Ringer on Spotify.
Throughout his current podcast, Tyson stated he was watching the most recent episode of The Challenge: USA along with his daughter when she requested him which he thought was tougher to play, Survivor or The Problem.
Tyson stated that was robust for him to reply as a result of he thought Survivor was “a lot tougher,” however he talked about that he loved the general premise of the competitors present.
“I feel Survivor is far tougher. However I take pleasure in it as a result of I really like the ocean and the seaside and I really like, like coconuts and fending for your self a bit of bit,” he shared.
“So I really like that facet of it. So I take numerous pleasure there versus The Problem. There’s not that facet to it,” he stated, including, “I feel that Survivor is tougher, however I really like doing it extra.”
Humorous sufficient, he additionally shared that his daughter turned to him and stated she would “quite do The Problem” than the present the place her father rose to actuality TV fame.
The Problem: USA hasn’t been fairly like MTV’s present
Diehard followers of the present might rapidly level out that Tyson is on a derivative of The Problem quite than the primary present on MTV. Many viewers have additionally observed the shortage of bodily head-to-head every day occasions, and no bodily one-on-one elimination occasions, till the newest episodes.
In Episode 8, viewers noticed the primary head-to-head banger of elimination because the classic Hall Brawl made its debut on the spinoff with two of the lads competing within the occasion.
Episode 10 introduced Balls In, with rivals attempting to attain a coloured ball right into a basket in the course of a hoop in The Area. The opposing participant was on protection, attempting to stop their opponent from scoring and knock the ball out of the ring.
Based mostly on preview footage for the upcoming grand finale of The Problem: USA, a Pole Wrestle additionally seems to be on the best way.
Nevertheless, these bodily elimination occasions didn’t happen till the season’s tail finish. A lot of the present’s eliminations featured rivals having to finish a activity or collection of duties earlier than their opponent(s) may.
Most every day challenges additionally featured rivals aside from each other by way of making bodily contact. Many occasions concerned swimming within the water and fixing math issues or phrase puzzles.
Episode 11 will convey TJ Lavin’s remaining for The Problem: USA rivals, and it’s at the moment unknown if Tyson breezes by means of that to show how a lot simpler it’s. It’s exhausting to disclaim that the CBS spinoff has appeared simpler than MTV’s primary model of The Problem.
Nevertheless, followers and solid members can in all probability make a powerful argument in opposition to Tyson if he believes Survivor is tougher than MTV’s The Problem. Many former winners will possible contend it was no simple feat to win a Problem season.
The Problem: USA airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on CBS.