This is the press release from MTV:
Santa Monica, CA, December 4, 2008 - MTV takes "The Real World" back to the New York and its roots when the series turns 21 in Brooklyn beginning Wednesday, January 7 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. After successfully expanding the series to one-hour episodes last season, "The Real World: Brooklyn" welcomes eight roommates into the house as they discover who they really are and how false first impressions may be. As the cameras track their every movement, viewers also will have the opportunity to learn how the roommates continue to behave when the episode ends and hear first-hand accounts from the roommates themselves of what transpired through various sources, including RealWorldDailies.com and MTV.com. A tell-all special on the evolution of the landmark series, entitled "The Real World: Secrets Revealed," airs Sunday, January 4 at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT.