University Challenge contestant mortified as finger gets stuck in buzzer – leaving viewers in stitches

A UNIVERSITY Challenge contestant was left mortified after his finger got stuck in the buzzer – leaving viewers in stitches. The latest edition of the BBC show saw Edinburgh University go up against Peterhouse Cambridge University. At one point, host Jeremy Paxman asked both teams: "Which Swedish scientist won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1903 for his work on the

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University Challenge viewers blast 'most frustrating episode ever'

University Challenge viewers brand last night’s episode the ‘most frustrating ever’ after teams agonise over answers and resort to guesswork – but could YOU do any better? Queen Mary, University of London took on Oxford Brookes in last night’s episode Viewers were frustrated by the amount of conferring and ‘guesswork’  But how well would you fare? Femail has included the

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Lolo Jones of The Challenge reveals why she chose to participate in Double Agents

Lolo Jones of The Challenge is considered a rookie on Season 36 of the competition series, although she’s been part of the show in a way before. The U.S. Olympian, who has competed in track and field events, previously competed on the Champs vs. Pros spin-off series, which had other athletes on a team against Challenge stars. Just recently, Lolo

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Man City's Prem challenge hit with early injury crisis as Gabriel Jesus knock leaves Guardiola with just 13 fit players

MANCHESTER CITY are having a mare in their bid to reclaim the Premier League title as Pep Guardiola has a striker crisis and just THIRTEEN fit senior players. City’s injury woes deepened yesterday when the Brazilian FA confirmed Gabriel Jesus is out for at least three weeks with a calf injury. Guardiola, whose side face Leicester on Sunday, is already

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University Challenge fans say contestant looks like Bamber Gascoigne

‘Bamber Gascoigne’s aged well!’ University Challenge viewers say studious-looking Belgian contestant from Cambridge is the spitting image of show’s former host Latest episode saw Clare College Cambridge take on Balliol College Oxford However, viewers were distracted by Cambridge contestant Van Soest’s uncanny resemblance to former show host Bamber Gascoigne  Gascoigne, now 85, was famous for his blonde locks, specs and

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University Challenge viewers go wild for ‘most handsome’ contestant ever – & some think he could be the next James Bond – The Sun

UNIVERSITY challenge is best known for its impossibly difficult questions, challenging only the best and brightest students in the country to put their minds to the test. The television programme isn't renowned for producing model-esque contestants, which is why viewers took to Twitter in their droves to express their surprise after contestant Joshua Mutio, who appeared on Monday night. Joshua,

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A 'Challenge' Contestant Is Calling Out MTV For Doing Nothing When He Was Called 'Racial Slurs' on the Show

We’ve been watching The Challenge for years, and a lot of inappropriate, racist, and sexist behaviors have been totally dismissed by cast and crew. Recently, Dee Nguyen made headlines after she posted a tasteless Black Lives Matter joke to Twitter. This ultimately resulted in her firing. While many fans were pleased with MTV’s treatment of this matter, some previous cast

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'The Challenge': Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio Said He Never Really Wanted to Be Wes Bergmann's Friend

There are plenty of rivalries that have developed on The Challenge over the years. And one of the most infamous is between Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio and Wes Bergmann. Devenanzio and Bergmann have competed on the show together for over a decade, and they’ve always fought against each other to get to the top. On Total Madness, though, we saw them

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University Challenge Brandon Blackwell has won £315,000 on quiz shows

How The Scowler became ‘King Of quizzes’: University Challenge finalist Brandon Blackwell has already won £315,000 on TV gameshows including Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and the teen version of Jeopardy! Brandon Blackwell, 26, from Queens, New York, is University challenge finalist He scooped £8,000 on teen version of the US quiz show Jeopardy aged 14 Won £35,000 after

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