LWC Power Ranker: Week 10
Updated: Apr 3
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Power Rankings – Week 10
Hello all, and welcome back to the most unbiased power rankings covering MTV’s The Challenge. These power rankings will be a combination of episode performance, TV time (including interviews and conversations), and drama (whether they were involved, plus the added significance of it). These power rankings carry over from week to week! * These power rankings are completely spoiler free! *
Lines were crossed, a turncoat has appeared, and the dynamic of the game continues to shift. Episode 10 brought a lot of high impact energy with its daily challenge called "Incoming" as well as team USA's growing divide. Drama took a strong grip of this episode from start to finish, bouncing around from the girls to the guys and even switching from USA to UK. A fun elimination capped off the episode on The proving grounds which was called a "Blockbuster". A crazy good episode provided so many things, below is a look at who stood out.
1. Tori TV Time: A+ Drama: A+ Last Week: 6 (+5)
Start to finish Tori ran this episode. She had a good showing in the daily challenge. The majority of the cast agrees that she's one of the strongest females in this game, and she even took out an undefeated Georgia with the end result being a turncoat, the first of the season. This plan is working, the next step is for team UK to win and get Jordan over there through turncoat. Even if Jordan stays, this power couple can win money either way by just making the finals on their own teams. Like her or hate her, Tori dominated this week.
2. Leroy TV Time: A+ Drama: A+ Last Week: 9 (+7)
The new Captain America has stepped up being a vocal leader and no longer playing other people's games. Yes, he appears to be siding with the majority to protect himself, but he's playing his own game within that alliance. Leroy is playing on a level he's never played before, with his eyes on the final and confidence in his team, a win might be around the corner.
3. Jordan TV Time: A Drama: A Last Week: 2 (-1)
Okay so yes Jordan didn't do well in the daily challenge, Jordan's girlfriend also left him and went to team UK, and Jordan is also going against the numbers within his own team. However, Jordan got his biggest elimination competition in Turbo, sent home by playing mind games with him. Is this a dirty tactic? Perhaps. Either way, it was effective and now with Tori on team UK, Jordan just needs to get sent into elimination and turncoat next.
4. Cara TV Time: A Drama: A Last Week: 10 (+6)
This was a really good episode for Cara. She got plenty of screen time, dominated the daily challenge and almost beat two UK girls, and got her biggest competition in Tori sent to team UK all while finally eliminating Georgia. This checks the boxes for a big move up this week from number 10 last week.
5. Paulie TV Time: B Drama: B+ Last Week: 3 (-2)
Per Caras words, Paulie is calling the shots here and everything is working to plan. Unfortunately, Paulie didn't get a chance to perform in the daily challenge, but still had enough camera presence to keep himself into the top 5. Paulie also cut a number from Jordans alliance, which is a plus.
6. Rogan TV Time: B- Drama: B Last Week: 7 (+1)
This daily challenge was tailored for Rogan. Not only was it his forte, but he helped deliver team UK a win, a much-needed win. The rest of the episode Rogan's crew did the dirty work for him, allowing him to sit comfortably atop The UK side.
7. Joss TV Time: A- Drama: A- Last Week: 11 (+4)
The daily challenge was tailored to Joss, and he didn't disappoint. Picking up a decisive win for team UK was huge. Getting selected for the tribunal shows faith in his alliance, and then being able to make a move to benefit that alliance was big as well. Joss is finally starting to play this game with his mind and not his heart, this could become dangerous for Team USA.
8. Zach TV Time: B+ Drama: B+ Last Week: 8 (-)
This might be the one spot on the power rankings this week that has many scratching their heads. Zach did pretty well in the daily challenge, and he also was in the top 5 for screen time and interviews. why this is such a big deal is that normally people going into elimination or the focus of the drama get the bulk of screen time. So, while Zack lost an alliance member over on Team USA, he's still a threat in this game when it comes to one-on-one competition.
9. Ashley TV Time: C+ Drama: B- Last Week: 1 (-8)
Ashley was hidden most of this episode, the other side of her alliance got the camera time and this leads to a fall for her this week. Also, being forced to sit out in the daily challenge moved her down. Right now her game is working and she appears safe.
10. CT TV Time: C+ Drama: C+ Last Week: 5 (-5)
The representative of the dad bod society made a big move and taking off his shirt during the daily challenge and might get thrown out as nothing much. This was big, but it was very symbolic of the history of the challenge and just great to see his confidence is still there. CT didn't have to do much in the daily challenge except make sure a USA member went out first. Momentum might be on team UKs side, only next week let all know if this win was a fluke or not.
11. Kam TV Time: B- Drama: B- Last Week: 13 (+2)
Kam had an ok episode. Nothing really stood out, outside of her alliance getting stronger with the help of the UK side. Basically, Kam didn't have to do much to make an impact this week, and that in itself is still strong.
12. Kayleigh TV Time: B+ Drama: A Last Week: 19 (+7)
The center of drama this week for UK was all with Kayleigh. Make a gameplay move to strengthen her alliance was a bold move. Kayleigh and Kam have been making plays when they want to and this week was no different. Time will tell if this was a smart move, because had Kayleigh thrown in somebody from USA the numbers would be even. Something to note is that even though Kaylee did very well in the daily challenge for the female heat, she was mostly avoiding contact and just getting the ball across the line. Not taking credit from being the last woman standing, because it was very smart of how she played the challenge
13. Theo TV Time: C+ Drama: B- Last Week: 4 (-9)
Theo tumbles down farther than anybody else this week, falling nine spots. The lack of interviews and a so-so performance, combined with losing his number one Ally in Georgia move him down this week. Theo desperately needs team UK to win next week or he might end up in an elimination yet again.
14. Jenny TV Time: B Drama: B Last Week: 20 (+6)
A few pros and cons for Jenny this week. On the positive side her team won, she was in the Tribunal, and she got a lot of exposure this episode. However, during the daily challenge viewers were left with a dud of a performance from Jenny. Being such a physically imposing competitor there was a lot of potential left in that mud pit.
15. Nany TV Time: A Drama: A Last Week: 18 (+3)
Nany got tons of TV time, with top three in interviews as well. the downside is that she did not compete in the daily challenge, her closest friend Leroy and her were in a dispute, and now Tori is on the other team leaving her as the only female within her alliance on team USA.
16. Dee TV Time: C+ Drama: C Last Week: 17 (+1)
Rather quiet episode for Dee, two things stood out for Dee, she helped her team win the daily, and Georgia got sent home. This is good for Dee, she just didn't show as much as she could've.
17. Ninja TV Time: C- Drama: C+ Last Week: 16 (-1)
For about 45 minutes in the show Ninja had zero interviews. The only thing that was shown was Zach voicing his displeasure over her and Jordan wanting to send her into elimination for being the weakest. Ninja is going to continue to be a target from half her team, however the numbers are in her favor.
18. Josh TV Time: D+ Drama: C+ Last Week: 15 (-3)
Josh it's a new low on the power rankings this season. With no interviews this week and accidentally talking his own teammate ( rumors are it might have been on purpose) lands Josh at the bottom of the list this week. Calling out Leroy to his face and last week calling out Paulie will lead to an interesting episode next week.
Georgia Finished 19th
Sometimes, no matter how good you are, when your team sends you into elimination enough times eventually the odds will not be in your favor. Georgia went up against her toughest opponent to date in Tori, an unexpected entry into that elimination left her unprepared and sent home packing with the final around the corner. Georgia suffered from the numbers game, something she can easily fix in future seasons
Turbo Finished 20th (DQ)
Turbo came into this season swinging and left the same way. Getting taunted by castmates such as Jordan pushed Turbo to his limit mentally, and ultimately cost him a chance to win back-to-back challenges. Tons of rumors about Turbos place in the challenge have been going around, if Turbo is to come back he needs to fix how easily irritated he gets with people disagreeing or talking bad about him. The ultimate competitor who is clouded by his emotions.
Idris Finished 21st
Kyle Finished 22nd
Esther Finished 23rd
Bear Finished 24th
Nicole Finished 25th
Bananas Finished 26th
Laurel Finished 27th
Wes Finished 28th
Tula “Big T” Finished 29th
Faith Finished 30th (Quit)
Zahida Finished 31st (Family)
Sean Finished 32nd