MTV, which started the "reality" series affliction that still infects Orange County with the debut of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County on Sept. 28, 2004, has a new "reality" series based locally coming soon. But Scrubbing In does not follow privileged coastal teens chasing tail and spin-offs. I ... More >>
As part of the "RetroMTV Brunch," which is shown weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon, the Music Television Network that no longer presents music videos is re-airing the first two seasons of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. And that so excites one site that it caught up with the original cast members ... More >>
Lauren Conrad, who went from Laguna Beach High School cast member in a MTV reality show to a branded commodity with her own clothing line and bestselling tween novels, claims Los Angeles nightspots killed her voice.Let that be a lesson to all you OC hep cats planning to relocate in Silverlake."It fe ... More >>
MTV is officially old -- the company turns 30 (ew) on Monday. For the anniversary of first (and most popular) music television channel in the U.S., we're counting down the Top Five MTV reality shows after the jump.
WikiMedia CommonsThese days, it seems the more annoying you are on reality TV, the more likely you are to score your own show. Syfy gave Marcel from Top Chef an entire hour of television with his Quantum Kitchen, despite being reviled by his peers and most of the viewing public. And now VH1 ... More >>
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The reality-TV show has become increasingly contrived, all but abandoning the notion of being 'unwritten'
Remembering what Spencer said to Brody about Lauren and all that crazy drama
Lila Kooklan of UC Irvine's New University student newspaper went to the nearby Crystal Jade restaurant recently to cover an event geared toward young people by the campaign to elect former Irvine mayor and current City Councilwoman Beth Krom to Congress.Krom announced in March she will seek the 201 ... More >>
Is that a freckle? Reporter David Haldane finds that UC Irvine used a $300,000 federal grant to build a screen 100 times more detailed than the current best high-definition television. Its 23-by-9-foot display has 200 million pixels and is called the HIPerWall, according to the Times story. Student ... More >>