It's a big night for Miami on cable reality TV tonight. Sadly, the second season of Miami Social hasn't been picked up (yet?), but local locations serve as the backdrop for not one, not two, but three episodes of popular shows.
As we mentioned, the girls of The City come to Miami to work backstage at one of the random C-list fashion weeks we host. We've never seen an episode, but from the preview clip at the LA Times it seems two passably attractive twenty-somethings get into a fight backstage, and their boss, a real bitch-but-we-mean-it-as-a-compliment, tells them to grow a pair. And yes, this is the episode that Awesome New Republic taped a segment for at the Delano. A commenter kindly linked to this MTV Buzzworthy Blog post (which calls ANR "the best band you've never heard of,"), and their song "Magic City" will be featured.
That's on at 10:30 p.m. on MTV, but before that you might want to head over to Bravo at 10 for Tabatha's Salon Takeover.
A spin off of Shear Genius, former contestant Tabatha, who is also a real bitch-but-we-mean-it-as-a-compliment, turns around a fumbling salon. Tonight, Tabby sinks her talons into Allure in Coconut Grove. This won't be her only stop in South Florida this season though. The November 24 episode takes on a salon in Broward, and on December 8 we'll get to behold what kind of wonders she worked at Brownes and Co. on Miami Beach.
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If that's not enough, Coconut Grove Grapevine reports HGTV's Bang for Your Buck is premiering an episode at 9:30 tonight called, "Three Miami Great Rooms." The shows seeks out three rooms that were recently redecorated for a similar price tag, and decides which owner's room re-do will pay off the most if their home goes back on the market. Seems a little silly for the South Florida real estate market at the moment, but it could be good boob tube.