MTV threatens to cut off Sun-Times access for publishing house location.

MTV threatens to cut off Sun-Times access for publishing house location.
The Chicago Sun-Times has covered the fatal shooting and other crimes (“In the last two weeks there have been three robberies, an attempted robbery and five batteries in the area, including a strong-armed holdup on their block July 1,” the paper reported) that have occurred near the The Real World Chicago house. And columnist Mark Brown has also written about the location of it. Apparently because of all that, “a spokesman threatened to cut off Chicago Sun-Times’ access to cast members after the show is filmed if the location were revealed,” the paper reported.

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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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.