Twenty-six seasons after MTV's The Real World made
television history in San Francisco, the popular reality franchise is
returning to the city by the bay.
According to Deadline
Hollywood, MTV has renewed The Real World for a 29th
The show documents the interpersonal relationships of a group of
young strangers who audition to live together in a house for several
The show's 3rd season was set in San Francisco and
included Pedro Zamora, a Cuban American AIDS educator and television
personality. He was one of the first openly gay HIV-positive men to
be portrayed in popular media. Zamora's inclusion on the show
brought international attention to the AIDS pandemic and LGBT issues.
Zamora died on November 11, 1994, the day after the final episode of
Real World aired. He was 22.
Sasser, AIDS activist known for Real World, dead at 44.)
The San Francisco season is largely credited with helping make The
Real World a hit show.
The Real World season 29 will air sometime next year.