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The U.K.'s ITV has made a deal with Lionsgate and Ish Entertainment to bring Paris Hilton's search for a new best friend across the pond.

Modeled after the U.S. version of the MTV show, Paris Hilton's New BFF, contestants on ITV2's Paris Hilton's New Best Friend will compete in challenges and be booted off one by one until Hilton's lone British best bud is left standing, reports Variety.

The show will be shot in October and is slated for a 2009 premiere.

So, what will Paris look for in a true best friend (besides stomping the competition in her honor)? Hilton says, "I need a best friend who is hot, who can keep up with me and, most of all, who is real and won't be a backstabber." I hear some of the Spice Girls may have some time on their hands now - Erin Fox

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