the real world

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Jamie Chung used to be on “The Real World: San Diego,” and now she’s a hot actress who has the style game of a French Vogue fashion editor, I swear. See, not every person who goes on an MTV reality show spends the rest of their life on a downward spiral towards drug addiction and endless failed attempts at… READ MORE »


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“The Real World,” television’s second longest-running reality show behind “Cops,” is switching things up for their 29th season, which will have the cast returning to the third season’s home of San Francisco. Initially, seven strangers will move into a house and have their lives taped … but one month into the three-month shoot, the roommates… READ MORE »


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Over the course of 28 seasons — yes, 28 — MTV’s “The Real World” has changed a lot. If you’re old like me, you probably look back on the wonderfulness of the first few seasons (“New York City,” “Los Angeles,” San Francisco”) and sigh about how the cast used to represent a wide array of… READ MORE »


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TV is a big part of my life; I watch a lot of it, which means the invention of the DVR has been my saving grace. Over the years, I’ve DVRed one-off programs, of course, but a smart TV viewer knows to DVR whole series so that a brain fart on Monday morning won’t lead… READ MORE »


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Remember Sean Duffy, the sweet-talking Wisconsin lumberjack from “The Real World: Boston”? You probably know that he went on to marry Rachel Campos, the Republican who had a crush on Puck during “The Real World: San Francisco.” Well, he apparently is also now a member of U.S. Congress. Last night, he won his race for… READ MORE »


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We all have dreams, goals and aspirations: For some, it’s to one day have a family. For others, it’s to run a successful business. For Yorkshire’s Chloe Victoria, her dream is to make it big as a singer on “X-Factor,” Britain’s version of “American Idol.” There’s nothing particularly surprising about that, except that Chloe… READ MORE »


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A woman who appeared on “The Real World: D.C.” as a friend/possible sexual conquest of the housemates has filed a lawsuit against MTV claiming she was too drunk to give consent to be filmed. Golzar Amirmotazedi’s $5 million lawsuit claims she had 8 to 10 alcoholic beverages when she signed a waiver to appear on… READ MORE »


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Last night’s episode of “The Real World: DC,” which, thus far, isn’t living up to our high expectations (which were probably higher than they should have been, but I digress), was the show’s token weight issues episode. Ty — who has managed to confuse “honest” with “completely dickish” — told bubbly, blonde workout freak… READ MORE »


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Here’s the thing about television over the holidays. If you’re expecting brand spanking new episodes of “Gossip Girl” and “Glee,” you are out of luck until further notice. But if you use this time to check out some of the more under-the-radar shows, you might uncover some real gems. Plus, for the holidays, networks bust… READ MORE »


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I’m pretty sure the cast of “The Real World: Cancun” is the worst bunch of deplorable nincompoops in the show’s history. On last night’s episode, newly single Jonna (pronounced “Jon-nay”) was gettin’ busy with this tool named Pat (who already hooked up with her roommate Jasmine) and the two of them ended up having a… READ MORE »


News

Last Thursday, Lauren Conrad appeared on “The View” and single-handedly ruined what might be the best reality TV show ever. Just kidding! But she did admit that Spencer Pratt’s apology phone call to her was entirely faked—she wasn’t on the other end of that phone call at all and her reactions were spliced… READ MORE »


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March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

MARY-ELLIS BUNIM (1946-2004)
If you grew up watching soap operas or spent your high school and college years slacking off on homework in favor of a little show called “The Real World,” you have Mary-Ellis Bunim to… READ MORE »


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Saturday

“Bio Classics: Natalie Wood” on BIO at 9 am
“E! News Weekend” on E! at 9 am
“Charlie’s Angels” on HBO at 9 am … READ MORE »


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It’s not uncommon for aspiring actors to audition for reality TV shows, hoping a spot on Big Brother or The Real World will get them noticed by a casting director and catapult their career into, well, reality. But now there are people who don’t really aspire to be actors who play roles, they just want… READ MORE »


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The 20th season of The Real World premieres tonight at 10 p.m. on MTV. Yawn. This time, they’re living in an environmentally friendly home in Hollywood that looks like the set for a kids’ TV show. The place features a salt-water pool, a computer that runs on a battery that’s charged by riding a bike… READ MORE »