Real World staying in Philadelphia.

Real World staying in Philadelphia.
One week after The Real World Philadelphia, production will start in three weeks, on schedule, taping at the former Seamen’s Church Institute. A Bunim-Murray press release is full of happy quotes from all parties involved, and cites the involvement of the governor, mayor, a congressman, and city officials. It also gives a shout-out to Young Involved Philadelphia, which says it is “a grassroots non-profit organization that aims to increase civic engagement among young Philadelphians and to facilitate reforms that help create a better Philadelphia.” According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, “The producers signed an agreement with the city this morning. Terms were not disclosed.” However, Paulie Walnuts is said to be involved.

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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