From the network that brought you Storage Wars and Duck Dynasty comes a reality TV show called Southie Rules. It will be exactly what you think it will be:
At its upfront on Wednesday, [A&E] will announce a reality series order from Powderhouse Prods. and Magilla Entertainment that follows a South Boston family as they battle the relentless gentrification of their neighborhood. Working-class Southie has been examined on the bigscreen in pics such as Gone Baby Gone and Mystic River. The tight-knit Southie clan in the series endure personal struggles while trying to keep their neighborhood true to its roots.
But is it really reality when it comes to Southie right now? Some thoughts.