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The Original Cast Of 'The Real World' Reunites After 22 Years

OWN | Posted 12.19.2014 | OWN

More than 20 years ago, MTV launched a reality show that revolutionized television. "The Real World" was a social experiment that made roommates of se...

Kim Bellware

After 22 Years, 'The Real World' Seems Pretty Confident It Can Get Back On The Radar | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.16.2014 | TV

At a point in television history where “reality” TV feels anything but authentic, can the program that started it find its way back to reality relevancy?

'Real World' Star Dies

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment

Ryan Knight, who appeared on MTV's "The Real World: New Orleans" in 2010, has died at the age of 28. According to the Kenosha Police Department, an au...

How My World Became the Real World

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 01.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

Before my husband was on The Real World, we met in a realer world: the closet.

Are You Making Time for Your Friends?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 12.06.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

Making time for friends seems like a no-brainer. And it many ways, it should be. But in the real-world, sometimes having any time for yourself is tough, let alone a social life.

8 Lies We're Told About the Real World

Unwritten | Posted 10.01.2014 | College

No matter what people may say about the real world, the future holds no guarantees. Take on whatever challenges life throws your way and keep moving on. Now that's a piece of real advice that will always be helpful.

Daria the Untold Tale Part 2

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 09.21.2014 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

At MTV we were struggling with this assignment to create an animated show for girls. It hit me we already had what we needed. We would consider Daria for a show of her own.

Love, Hair Loss, and MTV: The Anti-Love Story Every Cancer Survivor Needs

Lindsay Goldstein | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Goldstein

t's rare that reality TV can produce some of the strongest role models for a young woman. But their story, even without a fairy-tale ending, is just what people like me needed to see.

Jessica Goodman

How 'Real World: Ex-Plosion' Blows Up A Once-Relevant Reality Format | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.02.2014 | TV

For "Real World: Ex-plosion," seven strangers were picked to live in a house ... with their exes. It's a story we've heard over and over again from MT...

Ex-Plosive New 'Real World' Trailer

Posted 12.03.2013 | TV

The trailer for "The Real World Ex-Plosion" has debuted online and it looks like it's going to be one doozy of a season! Everyone is now familiar w...

WATCH: Gay 'Real World' Star Claims He Once Hooked Up With Straight Cast Mate

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.19.2013 | Gay Voices

If you were a fan of "The Real World: New Orleans" then you undoubtedly remember ridiculously handsome cast member Danny Roberts. The former reali...

LOOK: Do You Recognize This '90s Relic?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're not really sure who is still watching the drunken debauchery that is MTV's "The Real World," but we do get nostalgic for seasons past. Take the ...

'Real World' Star Dies At 44

Posted 08.08.2013 | Celebrity

Sad news for the MTV family. "Real World" star Sean Sasser died at the age of 44, his friend and castmate Judd Winick confirmed on Twitter. Ou...

A Breakup Letter to MTV's The Challenge

Lindsay Goldstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | TV
Lindsay Goldstein

Since the eighth grade, I've been a self-proclaimed reality television junkie. But no other show has captivated me quite like you, The Challenge (formerly The Real World Road Rules Challenge) on MTV.

'Real World' Star Arrested

Posted 07.22.2013 | Celebrity

When seven strangers are picked to live in the "Real World" house, one of them might end up behind bars 19 years later. TMZ reported that "Real Wor...

'Real World' Star Arrested For Sexual Battery

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.16.2013 | Celebrity

"Real World: Las Vegas" star Dustin Zito was arrested in Louisiana Sunday for sexual battery and resisting an officer. Zito, 27, was one of a grou...

Now What?! Conversations About College, Graduation, and the Next Step

Ari King | Posted 09.01.2013 | Books
Ari King

Upon graduating, you have presumably spent four years in an environment where there is a strong emphasis on getting into college and graduating, but not usually a blueprint for when you get out. Okay, now what?!

The 'Real World' Brawl You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.04.2013 | TV

Remember the days when you could almost get kicked out of "The Real World" house for slapping somebody? If that's still the case, Nia might have to st...

'Real World': Jess Gets Dumped Over Email

Posted 05.30.2013 | TV

On "The Real World: Portland" Jessica got dumped -- digitally. She had been seeing Tyler, and fell pretty head over heels. She put up pictures of t...

Another Intense 'Real World' Fight

Posted 05.23.2013 | TV

On "The Real World," Anastasia's boyfriend Mark came to visit, and everything was going great until they went out drinking with the roomies. Later, wh...

Spirit In The Room: A Conversation with Tom Jones, Plus The Adversary's 'De La Luna' Video Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


The Best Style Moments From 'The Real World'

Posted 03.27.2013 | Style

We can all agree to disagree on which season of "The Real World" deserves the title of best season. But when it comes to standout style moments, that ...

Tonya Cooley, MTV Settle 'Real World' Rape Lawsuit

Posted 10.24.2012 | TV

Former "Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Ruins" contestant Tonya Cooley and MTV have reached a settlement in the "toothbrush rape" lawsuit the rea...

32 Mantras to Live by Post-College

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 09.15.2012 | College
Stephen Robert Morse

Don't apply to one graduate school and think you'll get in because you're totally awesome. Maybe you are totally awesome, but chances are 50 other people are too.

The Real World in Real Time

Hannah Hoel | Posted 07.09.2012 | College
Hannah Hoel

First airing in 1992, The Real World still runs today and twenty-five years later, the characters are anything but bashful. These are the same young adults that allowed Facebook to grow into today's cultural phenomenon and what would we be today without Facebook?