'Real World: Ex-Plosion:' Reality TV pioneer Jonathan Murray reveals why he's changing things up this season

After 29 seasons of success on "The Real World," MTV is taking a big risk with changing up the format of the reality show for the first time. Halfway through the new season, the seven original cast members get hit with the surprise that their exes are moving into the house to finish out the season with them. Obviously, drama ensues. Welcome to "The Real World: Ex-Plosion."So why the big change after so long? Zap2it spoke with reality TV pioneer Jonathan Murray, co-founder of Bunim/Murray Productions and creator of "The Real World," to find out why they took the risk of changing the iconic show.Apparently, new times called for new tricks. "This is a show for a new generation -- the generation that is watching TV now is watching shows like 'Duck Dynasty,' they grew up on 'Jersey Shore,' and the idea of 'The Real World' just being seven diverse people coming together to...


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