group won’t try to block Philly taping.

group won’t try to block Philly taping.
The Real World Philadelphia production has dodged another possible conflict: Racial Unity USA “was planning to become an obstacle to the show’s taping because it was upset that calls and letters to Bunim/Murray had gone unreturned.” The group’s founder met with “Bunim/Murray, to discuss his group’s concerns about racial diversity on the cast,” the Philadelphia Daily News reports. Asa Khalif “says producers assured him he’d be happy with the diversity of the cast.” Cast members are scheduled to move in late this month.

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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