audrina patridge gi 320 Reality Rocks Expo: Audrina Patridge, Nick Cannon, Season 9 'Idols' and more attendingThe inaugural Reality Rocks Expo has announced its first wave of reality-TV stars and personalities attending, and it features a number of recognizable faces from the genre.

Among those in attendance at the convention, scheduled for April 9-10 in Los Angeles, are Audrina Patridge of “The Hills” and “Dancing With the Stars,” former “Bachelorette” DeAnna Pappas, producer and “America’s Got Talent” host Nick Cannon, “DWTS” host Tom Bergeron and professional dancer Karina Smirnoff and several “American Idol” Season 9 alumni, including Didi Benami, Michael Lynche, Tim Urban and Katie Stevens.

Patridge is hosting an advance screening of her new VH1 series “Audrina,” followed by a Q-and-A with fans, while Cannon will preview “Son of a Gun,” an MTV series he’s producing about on-the-rise rapper Cory Gunz, who will also be in attendance. Other stars will take part in panel discussions and autograph sessions, and fans will also have the chance to audition for reality shows at Reality Rocks, of which Zap2it is an official media sponsor.

The expo will also feature the Reality Rocks Fan Awards, with reality-TV fans choosing their favorite judge, competition show, science/supernatural series and more.

More information, as well as voting for the awards, is at

Posted by:Rick Porter