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The City
Genre Reality/Drama
Created by Adam Divello
Starring Whitney Port, Olivia Palermo
Opening theme "Top of the World" by Pussycat Dolls
Country of origin  United States
Language(s) English
Running time 20–22 minutes
Original channel MTV
Original airing December 29, 2008 - Present
Related shows The Hills, The Audrina Show
External links
Official website

The City is an MTV reality television series and a spin-off of the MTV show The Hills. It documents the changing life and surroundings of Whitney Port as she moves to New York City to work for fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg.[1] The program premiered December 29, 2008 and concluded its full first season December 1, 2009. It has been confirmed on The Hills/The City Aftershow, by Whitney herself that there will be a second season coming soon.[2] The second season is currently scheduled to premiere April 27, 2010.[3]




This is the Main Cast for all seasons according to MTV. For a full list of current and former cast members of The City, see the list of cast members.
Cast Member Years Credited Tile(s) Notes
Whitney Port 2008-Present Lead Role
Olivia Palermo 2008-Present Lead Role
Roxy Olin 2009-Present Lead Role Joined in Season 1 Part 2
Erin Kaplan 2009-Present Lead Role Joined in Season 1 Part 2
Samantha Swetra 2008-Present Secondary Role
Allie Crandell 2008-2009 Former Secondary Role Starred in Season 1 Part 1, Guest in Ep. 14&17
Adam Senn 2008-2009 Former Lead Role Starred in Season 1 Part 1, Guest in Ep. 17
Jay Lyon 2008-2009 Former Lead Role Starred in Season 1 Part 1, Guest in Ep. 18
Erin Lucas 2008-2009 Former Lead Role Left after Season 1 Part 1


Season One
US Premiere Date
Monday, December 29, 2008
DVD Release Date
August 11, 2009 (Part One)
December 17, 2009 (Part Two)
December 17, 2009 (Complete)
23 Episodes
Season Two
US Premiere Date
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
DVD Release Date
#TBA Episodes


Monday's 10 p.m. premiere of MTV's new Hills spin-off, The City, averaged 1.6 million viewers, a significant drop-off from the season 4 finale of The Hills, which averaged 2.6 million at 10 p.m. the previous Monday.[4]

DVD Release

MTV and have struck a deal to produce DVDs for some MTV shows, through the CreateSpace service. Using a concept similar to print on demand, Amazon will be making the discs, cover art, and disc art themselves. Season One: Part One was released August 11, 2009 on Amazon's website.[5] It was also released in Australia on November 3, 2009 with alternative cover art.[6]

On December 17, 2009, released, Season One: Part Two, and The Complete First Season (Parts 1 & 2). All of season one is now available for order. [7]

Season Release Date # Of Episodes # Of Discs Special Features
Season One: Part One August 11, 2009 13 3 Includes Episodes 1-13, Whitney Looks Back
Season One: Part Two December 17, 2009 10 1 Includes Episodes 14-23
The Complete First Season December 17, 2009 23 4 Includes all 23 Season 1 episodes, and few extras.


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