The Real World

A pioneering reality series following young strangers who live together in various locales. A new cast is featured each season, with interactions among the diverse roommates heavy on ego, ambitions, anxieties and, of course, sex. What's stressed are dynamic personalities—and personality clashes—and its 'confessional' interviews became a template for (more…)

Season 1, Episode 1 This Is the True Story...

First Aired: May 21, 1992

Six diverse strangers move into a New York City loft together in the premiere of this pioneer reality series, which became a template for countless reality imitators.

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  • Premiered: May 1, 1992
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: A pioneering reality series following young strangers who live together in various locales. A new cast is featured each season, with interactions among the diverse roommates heavy on ego, ambitions, anxieties and, of course, sex. What's stressed are dynami… (more)

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