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Tough Enough episode 10 season finale ratings

Tough Enough

The Tough Enough season finale drew less interest than last week’s show with this week episode 10 getting 981,000 viewers and 0.3 rating in the 18-49 adult demo. The show was down 7,000 viewers from last week. Overall the series was a big disappointment for both WWE and USA Network ratings-wise and drew less than half the average per episode...

And your Tough Enough winners are…

Tough Enough

Sara Lee and Josh Bredl became the newest members of the WWE after each winning a $250,000 one year WWE contract after being voted Tough Enough by the WWE fans. Sara won the competition against Amanda Saccomanno, getting 64% of the total votes. Sara dominated everyone in the voting every time she was in the bottom 3 and was considered a sure...

Tough Enough episode 10 season finale report

Tough Enough

Before we dive into our season finale recap, I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who took the time to read these recaps and share their feedback over the past 10 weeks.  It’s been a fun experience for me, one which has allowed me to occasionally vent my frustrations to a group of individuals who actually care. I know...

Tough Enough season finale live tonight on USA Network

Tough Enough

Tonight is the season finale of Tough Enough with the final four – Josh, ZZ, Amanda, and Sara Lee – fighting for the two, one-year $250,000 WWE contracts. The four will be wrestling on the show, with Josh and ZZ facing Cesaro while Amanda and Sara Lee will be taking on Alicia Fox. The whole group have already trained with Cesaro and...

Cesaro and Alicia Fox to wrestle Tough Enough finalists

Antonio Cesaro

The Tough Enough final four will be doing their first full wrestling match next for next Tuesday’s finale as Josh, ZZ, Sara Lee, and Amanda fight for the two $250,000 one-year WWE deals up for grabs. Josh and ZZ – who lost the popular vote this week – will each be wrestling Cesaro as their final performance while Sara Lee and Amanda...

Tough Enough episode 9 rating

Tough Enough

Episode 9 of Tough Enough, which is the penultimate one of this season, drew 998,000 viewers, which is down from the 1,025,000 it did last week. The show had a 0.4 rating in the adults 18-49 demo. The final four were revealed during this week’s show, which are Amanda, Sara Lee, Josh, and ZZ. The season finale is next week on USA Network...

Tough Enough episode 9 report

Tough Enough

The result of the penultimate episode of this season’s Tough Enough was clear – only two men will remain and advance to the finals!  Knowing that their days could be numbered, Tanner and Josh found themselves bonding over their disdain for how ZZ continuously garners so much crowd support.  In what has become commonplace each week...

Tough Enough finalists to be revealed tonight

Tough Enough

It is the penultimate episode of the new season of Tough Enough tonight on USA Network as the final two male competitors will be revealed. The three remaining males are fan favorite ZZ, Josh, and Tanner, with one of them going home tonight. Last week with GiGi’s elimination, Amanda and Sara Lee became the final two female competitors fighting...

Tough Enough episode 8 rating

Tough Enough

Episode 8 of Tough Enough did 1,025,000 viewers this week, up 169,000 viewers from the previous week. The show did a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demo. This week GiGi was the surprise elimination, with Sara Lee and Tanner escaping the public vote with Sara Lee the overwhelming favorite. Sara Lee and Amanda are now the two finalists for the females...

Tough Enough episode 8 report

Tough Enough

The August 11th edition of WWE’s Tough Enough had to be, without a shadow of a doubt, the best episode of the season (save for maybe the pre-show special).  This week, we finally had the opportunity to see what we’ve all been waiting for all season long: actual wrestling! All hands were on deck for this week’s episode as we...

John Cena to appear on Tough Enough tonight

Tough Enough

Tonight’s episode of Tough Enough is titled There’s No ‘I’ in Team and will feature an appearance from the United States champion John Cena and the stars of NXT. This will be episode 8 and only two more episodes will remain following tonight’s broadcast. Last week’s episode which saw the elimination of Chelsea had the...

Tough Enough episode 7 rating

Tough Enough

Tough Enough went to a series low this week, getting only 856,000 viewers and a 0.3 rating in the 18-49 demo. That is down 124,000 viewers from last week’s show which saw the elimination of Mada. The new season of Tough Enough has been a big fail for WWE and USA Network with disappointing numbers, putting in doubt a renewal for next season...

Tough Enough episode 7 report

Tough Enough

Coming into this week, there was a lot of rumored news on both social media and wrestling sites about how WWE Executives wanted ZZ off the show.  While it isn’t totally clear if these rumors came from real WWE decision makers or were just opinions of several wrestling reporting gurus, the WWE didn’t do much to dispel them with the...

Prime Time Players on Tough Enough tonight, who is going next?

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Tough Enough returns tonight at 8PM EST on the USA Network with WWE Tag Team champions Prime Time Players making a special appearance. Last week saw the elimination of another potential winner, Mada, as ZZ managed to hang on to another week after once again being in the bottom 3. Tonight’s episode is titled Spinning a Yarn and rumors are that...

Rumors pop up that WWE want ZZ eliminated from Tough Enough

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The latest rumors popping up are that WWE want Tough Enough competitor ZZ eliminated from the competition and a 3 minute video of coach Billy Gunn tearing ZZ a new one during training was uploaded on the Tough Enough website to encourage fans to not vote for him. ZZ has been in the bottom three multiple times and has always managed to stay alive...

Tough Enough episode 6 rating

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Episode 6 of Tough Enough this week drew 980,000 viewers as not only there was no interest from viewers on who the new judge was going to be or how they will handle to Hogan situation, but the show lost 164,000 viewers over last week. The show did a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demo and saw the elimination of Mada after new judge The Miz used his save...

Tough Enough episode 6 report

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With Tough Enough favorite Patrick Clark eliminated, this week’s episode promised to carry a certain level of intrigue with it as we watched to see who would emerge as the new front runner in the competition.  After an opening montage of ZZ paying homage to Patrick with a shrine, of sorts, and a tease of tension between Amanda and Chelsea...

The Miz takes third seat on Tough Enough judging panel this week

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The Tough Enough judge that replaced Hulk Hogan was not Ric Flair and not even Bret Hart or another Hall of Famer, but former WWE champion The Miz. It’s not known if this will be a permanent gig for The Miz as it was noted that he was joining Daniel Bryan and Paige “this week.” Rumors over the past week ran rampant that either Ric Flair or...

Cesaro and Team B.A.D. on Tough Enough tonight

Antonio Cesaro

Episode 6 of Tough Enough tonight is titled Remember to Be the Best and will feature appearances by Cesaro and Team B.A.D. – Sasha Banks, Naomi, and Tamina Snuka. Tonight’s show on USA Network and on YouTube is especially important because the new judge replacing Hulk Hogan will be revealed. WWE has not announced a replacement yet and it...

Who will take over Hulk Hogan on the Tough Enough judges table?

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The big question now following Hogan’s dismissal from Tough Enough is who is going to replace the Hall of Famer on the judging panel along with Daniel Bryan and Paige. The decision ultimately comes down to WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon along with Kevin Dunn, the Executive Vice President of Television Production. USA Network will also...