Why is Paramount+ missing seasons of MTV’s The Real World and The Challenge? Should that plus be a minus? What’s going on with the former CBS All Access and its seemingly random collection of episodes and seasons of reality TV?
The Real World Homecoming: New York was perfect, a look back that was firmly grounded in today. It celebrated the original show while also offering something new. The Challenge: All Stars, not so much.
Norm calls The Real World Homecoming: New York a time machine, but for me it’s a wormhole between this pandemic year and my teenage years, allowing instant passage back and forth, so we can live in two places at once. And it’s perfect.
One of The Real World Homecoming: New York’s original seven strangers won’t actually move back into the original loft with the other six.
A story from Real World San Francisco—involving Cory, Mohammed, Pedro, Sean, Pam, and Judd—is at the center of this excerpt from Amanda Ann Klein’s new book Millennials Killed the Video Star: MTV’s Transition to Reality Programming.
All seven cast members from The Real World New York are reuniting for the new series Real World Homecoming New York, which won’t air on actual cable television even though MTV smashed its logo into The Real World’s logo.
Andre, Becky, Eric, Heather, Julie, Kevin, and Norm are filming a Real World reunion together in New York City, though its exact format is not yet clear. MTV has also been exploring this with at least one other cast.