Pauly D gets first 'Jersey Shore' spinoff show [poll]
Wait, the joys of "Jersey Shore," entering its third season, aren't enough for fans of the self-declared "guido"? Apparently not. MTV programming exec Chris Linn says viewers are "curious about his life away from the shore."
Wait, these folks have a life away from the shore?
"We look forward to exploring new possibilities around that," Linn said.
The show has the working title "Pauly's World," Radar Online reported Thursday -- invoking memories of the short-lived Pauly Shore sitcom "Pauly," in which Shore played the going-nowhere, freeloader son of a wealthy businessman, and the sketch and films "Wayne's World," in which Mike Myers and Dana Carvey play two slackers with a public-access TV show.
Pauly D, in contrast, will be sharing with viewers what it's like to hang out with him, his manager, his buddy and his bodyguard as the 30-year-old Rhode Island DJ hones his skills and works his career, Radar's source said.
At least, we think that's "in contrast"? At any rate, a pilot was shot in September, and the new season of "Jersey Shore" starts Jan. 6 -- for those who can't wait for a fresh Pauly D fix.
He'll also DJ MTV's New Year's Eve bash, which will feature Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi being stuffed into some sort of ball and dropped at midnight in Times Square.
-- Christie D'Zurilla
Photo: Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio at the Z100 Jingle Ball concert at Madison Square Garden in New York on Dec. 10. Credit: Evan Agostini / Associated Press