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Pauly D gets first 'Jersey Shore' spinoff show [poll]

December 23, 2010 | 10:56 am

Pauly D gets his own show Pauly D -- a.k.a. Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio -- is the first "Jersey Shore" cast member to spin off into his own reality show, MTV announced Wednesday.

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.


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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