Broadcaster: MTV

Duration: 33 seasons

Transmitted: 1992

The Real World launched the modern reality television genre and is the longest-running reality series in history, having debuted in 1992. Each season, the show brings seven young strangers to live together in a shared house in a new city and rolls the cameras 24-7. Viewers witness the real emotional highs and lows of these strangers as their lives intersect, their ideas are challenged, and their passions emerge.