mtv vet amanda garcia appeared within the first 4 episodes of the problem: usa 2. pic credit score: paramount+

The Problem: USA 2 has seen respectable scores throughout its bi-weekly episodes on CBS, outshining the MTV sequence resulting from being on community tv.

The present has been airing two nights every week, following episodes of CBS’ in style Huge Brother actuality TV competitors.

The Problem: USA 2, a derivative primarily based on MTV’s competitors sequence, introduced a number of of the celebs from the MTV present on board for the second season. That included Johnny Bananas, Tori Deal, Cory Wharton, and Amanda Garcia.

With that, a number of USA 2 episodes achieved over 1.7 million viewers watching to see what occurs within the technique and skill-based competitors present.

Nonetheless, a latest installment of USA 2 noticed a substantial drop in what number of viewers had been watching.

Followers speculated about why the drop occurred, suggesting it could be resulting from Amanda’s departure from the solid within the earlier episode.

The Problem: USA 2, Episode 5 scores drop

The Problem: USA 2, Episode 5 aired this previous Thursday in CBS’ 10 p.m. Japanese Time slot on CBS. It featured fallout from the earlier episode and the MTV vets devising a plan to confuse and take out among the CBS newcomers.

Primarily based on knowledge from TV Sequence Finale, the newest episode had 1.459 million viewers trying out the present on CBS. That was a substantial drop of 16.63 % in comparison with Episode 5.

It drew a 0.32 score in the important thing 18-49 viewer demographic, which stays the very best score throughout the season. The season’s fourth episode has an analogous score, with the premiere episode getting a 0.31 score. All the opposite episodes have skilled a decrease score.

Curiously, regardless of the addition of six MTV stars and different CBS stars from USA Season 1 and MTV’s The Problem, Season 2 has been unable to attain higher numbers than the primary spinoff season.

Nonetheless, suggestions has been largely optimistic concerning the present, with many followers explaining why they believed there was a latest drop in viewers for Episode 5.

Followers react to Episode 5 viewership drop

After Thursday’s viewership numbers arrived, a submit on Twitter (X) by way of @MTVsChallenges indicated that “Amanda’s gone and so are 110,000 viewers.”

That tweet led to followers reacting with their ideas concerning the drop within the quantity, with some agreeing with the unique submit and others giving distinctive views.

“Amanda is the real captain save a show,” one commenter wrote.

“@MTV_AMANDAG numbers don’t lie ppl can hate ur game but without u no one is watching,” one other mentioned, tagging Amanda.

One other commenter urged they had been sad watching the “vets being picked off like this” and likewise mentioned, “I want Cara Maria [Sorbello] back.”

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pic credit score: @mtvschallenges/twitter

Different commenters had totally different concepts about why Episode 5 skilled a major drop in viewers, together with the late-night timeslot and the Survivor gamers’ unappealing technique throughout the season.

“I call bull, Amanda is not that likable, in fact she’s barely tolerable,” one particular person commented, disagreeing with the unique tweet.

“Because the new cast is not good we like are mtv vets,” one other commented.

“We were all watching the pressure cooker sorry @TheChallenge lol,” one commenter urged, referring to Huge Brother’s post-episode live-streaming competitors.

fans react to the challenge usa 2 episode 5 viewers drop
pic credit score: @mtvschallenges/twitter

Amanda, identified for her dramatic outbursts and dislike of a number of castmates, was eradicated in USA 2 Episode 4’s double elimination. By means of her first a number of episodes, she had arguments and drama that concerned castmates Tori and Michele Fitzgerald.

She can also be considered one of a number of notable stars who competed in MTV’s The Problem to get eradicated within the first 5 episodes. Two-time All Stars spinoff winner Jonna Mannion and two-time MTV Problem finalist Paulie Calafiore had been additionally ousted early.

It’s additionally value noting that many viewers who’re unable to observe the USA 2 episodes dwell are seemingly ready till the following day or one other time to allow them to catch up by way of Paramount+ streaming. These explicit numbers gained’t seem within the community viewership numbers.

The spinoff present has aired twice every week for the primary a part of the season. The Problem: USA 2 may have its ultimate Sunday evening episode on Sunday, August 27, after which swap to solely Thursdays on CBS for the remaining episodes.

The Problem: USA 2 airs Thursdays at 10/9c and Sundays at 9/8c on CBS.