Real World nominated for an Emmy.

Real World nominated for an Emmy.
The Real World: Hawaii has been nominated for an Emmy in the “achievement in nonfiction programming–picture editing” category (#79 on the list of nominations). The nod is for episode 812, which involves the first half of the Ruthie intervention drama. The Ruthie-centric episode faces off against the Discovery Channel’s Raising the Mammoth and Walking with Dinosaurs, among other programs. The award show will be broadcast Sunday, Sept. 10.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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