| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:11 AM
OK, this is not a story about seven roommates in Chicago, but Chicago residents could be among the seven roommates living together somewhere for the 28th season of MTV's "Real World."
MTV hasn't said where the roomies will live, but casting directors...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:21 PM
MTV's "The Real World" has now been on TV for longer than some of MTV's viewers have been alive.
Despite being one of the longest-running reality programs on TV, it seems viewers still aren't sick of seeing "what happens ... when people stop being polite...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Local tattoo artists, are you ready to show your best work?
Casting directors from Bunim/Murray Productions, creators of hit shows like "The Real World" and "Keeping up with the Kardashians," are looking for skilled tattoo artists to star in Oxygen's...
| Mar 31, 2009
When "The Real World" premiered in 1992 on MTV, it created a standard in reality television: It cooped up Mormons and gay people and crude bike messengers and splayed their tiny culture wars on TV.
From the beginning, "Real World" participants sought...
| Apr 1, 2009
“Pedro,” which premieres tonight on MTV (and simultaneously on sister station Logo), dramatizes the short, productive life of Pedro Zamora, a third-season cast member of "The Real World" -- the 1994 San Francisco season, known also for the...
| Jul 6, 2008
WHEN WE first meet 16-year-old Chris in an episode of the MTV documentary series "True Life," he's practicing skateboard stunts with his buddies and ignoring the floppy brown hair that hangs like a curtain across his eyes.
Typical teenage stuff, right?...
| Mar 4, 2007
Jacinda Barrett is 5 feet, 10 inches in her stocking feet. She has a teal-colored tattoo on the inside of her right ankle and her face—girlish and soft on film—is carved and somewhat angular in person. Although her chocolate-brown eyes...
| Sep 26, 2007
Britney Spears' limp-wristed jiggle of an opener at this month's widely panned MTV Video Music Awards, suggested to some that the music station might be on its last legs of cultural relevance. Some say it sold out a decade ago; others argue that as soon...
| Aug 11, 2008
SOON, IT will all return: the mammoth egos, the nasty feuds, the career fates that teeter on choosing just the right fabric swatch. Bravo is bringing back its reality competition set in the dangerous world of interior design. And this time, "Top Design"...
| Apr 16, 2008
Hollywood is not bashful about generating new reality shows. One cooking show, one dancing show, one scantily-clad-twentysomething-weirdos-living-under-one-roof show beget three, four, five or more. Network, cable, online, TV reality doesn't bite; it...
| Feb 10, 2010
First MTV stopped promoting videos. Now it seems it's not promoting music either.
For the first time in the network's 29-year history, MTV gave the channel's iconic logo a face-lift, removing the words "Music Television." The change was quietly made...
| Mar 29, 2010
MTV's popular reality show "The Real World" is filming in New Orleans and the cast is already making headlines. One roommate has allegedly peed on the toothbrush of another, causing him to get violently ill. So are these kids a nuisance or a goldmine?