NEW YORK — VH1 has selected seven new has-beens to stop being polite and start trying to revive their careers on “The Surreal Life.” The fifth season of the reality show, now in production, will premiere Sept. 4, the cable channel announced Tuesday.
In the show, a group of not A-list celebs are taped 24 hours a day while living and playing together in a mansion in the Hollywood Hills.
The new cast includes “America's Next Top Model” judge Janice Dickinson, former slugger Jose Canseco, Sandi “Pepa” Denton of Salt-N-Pepa, Bronson Pinchot from “Perfect Strangers,” Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth from the first season of “The Apprentice,” British model Caprice and motorcrosser Carey Hart.
The first two seasons of “The Surreal Life” aired on The WB before the show moved to VH1. Past cast members include Flavor Flav, Charo, Ron Jeremy, Verne Troyer, Vanilla Ice and Corey Feldman.
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