'The Hills' Spins Off Whitney
"The City," as the new show will be called, will follow
"Just as 'The Hills' organically evolved out of 'Laguna Beach' ... we are now following another compelling character," MTV's Tony DiSanto says. "Now it's Whitney's turn. We're bringing you her story as she leaves
When "The City" debuts in the first few months of 2009, viewers will find Port working for designer Diane Von Furstenberg's company. The show will also feature a new group of friends and, MTV promises, a love interest for the show's star.
"I am thrilled and honored to be in New York City, not only working for one of the most renowned fashion designers, Diane Von Furstenberg, but to be able to mature as a young woman both professionally and personally," Port says.
Rumors of a "Hills" spinoff featuring Port first surfaced in June, although she kept quiet about it at the time. Filming on the show is scheduled to start forthwith.