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 12, Episode 1 The Real World

First Aired: September 17, 2002

Cast members arrive at their new home: a penthouse suite in a Las Vegas casino hotel. The cast features sweet Boston native Arissa; self-described “party animal” Brynn; Frank, who hails from a small Pennsylvania town; likable Alton, who plays the violin; artistic Irulan, who has a boyfriend back home in New York; Trishelle, a flirtatious Louisiana native; and Steven, who's in the midst of getting divorced.

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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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