Real World Las Vegas cast announced.

Real World Las Vegas cast announced.
The all 21+ cast of The Real World Las Vegas Alton, 22, a “Navy brat” who “harbors a great deal of unresolved pain due to a major family tragedy”; Arissa, 22, who was “[r]aised in the projects by a single mother”; Brynn, 21, a “self-described party animal” who “is not the type to mince words”; Frank, 22, who was “raised in a small town in Pennsylvania” in “a traditional nuclear family”; Irulan, 21, whose father died when she was six and who “struggled briefly with body-image issues during her high school years”; Steven, 23, who was married and got divorced, and although straight, “supported himself in business school working as a topless bartender in a popular Texas gay bar”; and Trishelle, 22, who “was raised in a small, ultra-conservative town in the bayou of Louisiana” and whose “devout Christian” mother died when she was 14. The bios identify none of the cast members as gay, lesbian, or bisexual, although neither Arissa nor Frank’s sexual orientation is explicitly mentioned, while the rest are. Also, this is the third season in a row that women outnumber men by one, and over half the cast is 22. At MTV.com, you can tour their house and the hotel that they lived and worked in.

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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