If you weren’t one of the 2.9 million viewers watching Rhode Island’s very own Pauly D on The Pauly D Project last Thursday when it premiered, don’t worry, we got you covered. After all, Pauly D is one of BlogDH’s favoritelocalcelebs.
The Jersey Shore spinoff has a simple premise: following the adventures of Pauly D and his friends Biggie, Jerry, Ryan, and JROC. This season, as MTV says,
Viewers will get to see Pauly D chase his dream as he signs a recording contract with rap icon 50 Cent’s G-Note Records, accompanies pop icon Britney Spears on her international “Femme Fatale” tour and tries to balance it all with the array of photo shoots, public appearances and media interviews that are now a part of his everyday life.
Yeah, buddy! Your favorite Rhode Island native, DJ Pauly D, is back at it again. We thought his new ‘Jersey Shore’ spinoff, ‘The Pauly D Project,’ was his GISP. Obviously, we were wrong.
The new reality show follows the self-proclaimed “small town boy [living in a lonely world]” as he leaves the comfort of Lil Rhody in pursuit of fame and success as a DJ. Childhood friends in tow, Pauly makes moves as he books a variety of gigs and spends a lot of time with the ladiez. Like any other bad MTV show, the combination of “The Pauly D Posse” (although we think they should be called “The Plastics”), the pursuit of happiness and the single life can only mean one thing: the show must take place in Vegas, baby!
The show’s trailer (above) reveals that he spins a variety of shows in Sin City, opens for Britney Spears in Puerto Rico and signs a record deal with 50 Cent. Props for shooting for the moon and landing among the stars, Pauly D. Keep partying it up in Vegas, but we’ll miss seeing you at the intersection of Brown and Waterman… and Geoff’s.
Following the Monday night premiere of MTV’s new teen drama, Skins, some Americans have already started to lash out at its provocative content. According to ABC News, the Parents Television Council (PTC) is calling upon the nation’s Judiciary Committees and Department of Justice to investigate the show’s supposed child pornography. Future episodes of the show feature actors as young as 15 in sexual situations, which the PTC claims is in violation of pornography laws. The original, British incarnation of Skins, which continues to air on the UK’s E4, garnered positive critical and commercial response for its raw depictions of Bristol teenagers (portrayed by amateur adolescent actors) coming of age with a healthy dose of sex and drugs. In addition to addressing typical high school series topics such as homosexuality and eating disorders, the show featured scenes of excessive drinking, pill popping, marijuana smoking and lovemaking–none of which provoked censure from British media. And despite MTV’s removal of much of the cursing, nudity and talent from the original format, the PTC insists that the show is inappropriate and even illegal. Since Monday’s premiere, Taco Bell has announced that it is pulling its sponsorship from the show. Is Skins going too far? It’s up to America’s overly concerned parents to decide. Skins airs on MTV at 10 p.m. (EST) on Mondays.
Check out the first few minutes of the UK and US versions of Skins after the jump.
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