Real World Chicago may wrap next Monday, a full three weeks early.

Real World Chicago may wrap next Monday, a full three weeks early.
The Chicago Sun-Times, in its quasi-gossip column about the cast, reports that the show may finish production this coming Monday, a full three weeks ahead of schedule. However, conflicting reports indicate the cast might stick around until the scheduled wrap time. Also, the paper reports on the cast members dodging the crew, and the crew’s run-ins with local establishments, including The Cheesecake Factory.

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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