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“Real Estate Wars,” the Bravo TV reality show featuring 10 luxury Orange County agents, is officially kaput.
The show, which debuted last fall, won’t get a Season 2, according to an email sent from the production company to cast members this month.
“While everyone loved the show, the ratings were simply not where they needed to be to justify more episodes,” it stated.
The McMonigle Team is toasted by a friend during a premiere showing of the new Bravo TV show, “Real Estate Wars,” at the Port Theater in Newport Beach on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. From left, Hoda Hajirnia and Hunter Fedden; from right, Drew D’Angelo, Leo Goldschwartz and John McMonigle. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG)
The show was a twist on Bravo’s successful “Million Dollar Listing” franchise, focusing on over-the-top properties and professional rivalries, typically among three agents, in pricey real estate markets like Los Angeles and New York.
In “Real Estate Wars,” 10 Orange County agents were hired and split into two competitive teams.
Since the show ended, cast member Spyro Kemble has written and self-published a book, “Reality Check: Lessons Learned, Candor & Consequence,” now selling on Amazon.
One chapter in the book is titled, “5 steps to working well with other agents.”
Kemble knows it’s ironic.
On the show, he wrote in the book, “We spent eight pompous weeks showing off our amazing properties and glamourizing the drama and problems of the deal. But let’s be clear. That was for television. As cast members, we had to create the “All About Me Deal,” as viewers would never hold on for one more episode if the cliffhanger for the week included us going over the results of the termite inspection.”
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Leo Goldschwartz, who was with the McMonigle Group , recently switched over to Villa Real Estate , a high-end agency headquartered in Newport Beach.
And agent Kylie McCollough cited family reasons for having to relocate from Newport Beach to Newport, Rhode Island even before the show wrapped up.
She now sells luxury homes on the Eastern seaboard at Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty .
Recently, she was featured in the Rhode Island Monthly column, “House Lust.”
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