December 23rd, 2010
12:00 PM ET
Apparently Paul "DJ Pauly D" Delvecchio has really gelled with the folks at MTV. The spiky-haired "Jersey Shore" star is working on his own spin-off reality series.
The network confirms to CNN that the 30-year-old Providence, R.I., native shot a pilot for a solo show in September.
“At the heart of ‘Jersey Shore’ is the unique and genuine cast and Pauly D truly embodies both qualities,” says Chris Linn, executive vice president of programming and head of production for MTV. “He’s distinguished himself on screen as the fun-loving, well-coiffed, and dependable guy you can’t help but want to hang out with."
Delvecchio began spinning in clubs at age 18, has been nominated for America's Best DJ, and besides taking his act on tour, will be the featured DJ at Disney's Grad Night 2011 at the Magic Kingdom.
"We know viewers are curious about his life away from the shore," says MTV's Linn, "and we look forward to exploring new possibilities around that.”
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