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.

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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