The Real World Paris debuts tonight.

The Real World Paris debuts tonight.
The second overseas version and 13th season overall of MTV’s staple show debuts tonight when The Real World Paris airs at 10 p.m. The cast includes only one non-American cast member, unlike the last overseas season, which took place in London. Cast member Mallory tells the Chicago Sun-Times that they “weren’t totally aware of what was going on” politically between France and the U.S. while they were there. The LA Times’ review says “this season’s cast has all the right ingredients for extreme watchability.”

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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