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New Reality Shows Coming January 2013

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'BuckWild'--MTV's Controversial Show About Appalachian Youth
Cast of MTV's 'Buck Wild'
MTV

Like MTV's wildly successful Jersey Shore, the network's new show, BuckWild, is being condemned for offering a stereotypical and offensive view of an American subculture.

BuckWild revolves around a group of young adults who live in West Virginia's Appalachian Mountains. In other words, they represent a population formerly (and often pejoratively) known as "hillbillies" and locals aren't thrilled with the way the kids are being portrayed as "wild."

In a BuckWild preview, one of the cast members sums up his world view, "West Virginia is a place founded on freedom. For me and my friends, that means the freedom to do whatever the f*ck we want."

BuckWild premieres January 3, 2013 on MTV.

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