- TV. Watch. Repeat. -The Dipp's 'TV. Watch. Repeat.' Podcast Digs Into The History Of 'The Hills' Pilot
We can forgive, but we will never forget the 2006 pilot of The Hills, which premiered on MTV with a long stare, giving young millennials the relatable hero they deserved, Lauren Conrad. In the latest episode of TV. Watch. Repeat., The Dipp's TV origin stories podcast, my co-host Allison Piwowarski and I research the "unwritten" beginnings of the reality series that changed history by leveraging tabloids and off-season chatter, creating a successful template for successors to come. (Hello, Keeping Up With The Kardashians!)
In this episode, we discuss the impact of the series' groundbreaking concept of "structured reality," how Conrad met Heidi Montag, and, of course, the fashion. (We can never forgive the fashion.) Plus, we welcome our podcast's first guest, LoveBScott.com editor and Let's Have a Drink host Denver Sean, a Hills fan so super, he rewatches the series every single year.
To learn more about The Hills, including why Adam DiVello created the series, how he discovered Conrad, and what exact moments in the pilot were manufactured, download TV. Watch. Repeat. on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Oh, and if you ever have the chance — always go to Paris.