MTV Announces 'Real World' Reboot to Air on Facebook Watch


After coming off the air final 12 months for its 32nd season, The Real World has discovered its new residence: Facebook’s fledgling streaming platform Facebook Watch.

MTV introduced in the present day that the basic actuality present will formally be rebooted in spring 2019 with three new seasons that can happen in Mexico, Thailand, and the United States. Pre-production is already underway.

Facebook introduced the partnership on the European media commerce present MIPCOM​.

The Real World revival was initially introduced with the launch of MTV Studios this previous June. MTV Studios, the community’s arm devoted to rebooting its basic materials, has plans to revive Daria, The Hills, Aeon Flux, and different MTV staples from earlier generations. 

But in contrast to MTV's revival of Jersey Shore, which aired on the community, The Real World is the primary community's foray right into a collaboration with a streaming platform.

The upcoming Real World reboot guarantees to introduce new options on Facebook Watch to foster viewers interactivity with the present. Viewers, for instance, can vote one housemate onto the present earlier than it formally premieres.

“MTV’s The Real World helped to outline a era and created a brand new style of tv with a easy but highly effective concept of connecting folks from wildly divergent backgrounds to seek out frequent floor on the problems that always divided them,” says MTV President Chris McCarthy. “By partnering with Facebook Watch and BMP, we have now the chance to impression tradition and create a brand new style of tv yet again, whereas participating the subsequent era of content material shoppers around the globe.”

Real World broke floor when it debuted in 1992, telling hot-button tales of homophobia, HIV/AIDS, dependancy, and racial discrimination, and paving the best way for contemporary actuality TV.