Real World Chicago cast to perform tonight; cast likely works for the city.

Real World Chicago cast to perform tonight; cast likely works for the city.
LiquidGeneration is reporting that the cast of The Real World Chicago will be performing as part of the city’s Chicagoween festival; the final performance is at Daley Plaza tonight at 6 p.m. Apparently, the show is put on by the Chicago Park District, which is housed in the same building cast members have been seen entering, thus suggesting the cast is working for the city. LiquidGeneration has also produced a video of their staff interacting with five of the cast members and some members of the crew.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

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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