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.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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