Paris Hilton's British Best Friend is a British reality competition television series created by and starring Paris Hilton in which Paris searches for her new British best friend, as the 12 hopefuls need ambition and determination to pass her weekly tests.
The series aired in the UK on ITV2 from 29 January to 19 March, 2009. There are eight hour-long episodes in one season.
Paris Hilton's British Best Friend aired in South Africa on DStv's MTV channel from 14 August to 2 October, 2011, on Sundays at 19h30. New episodes broadcast weekly.
Paris Hilton is jetting into the UK with one mission ... to find herself a British best friend.
Paris is never far from a whole host of people wanting to be her new best friend, as she sashays from a red carpet event, to fashion shows and parties. It can be a lonely life jetting the world in the blinding glare of the media spotlight, and it's difficult to meet new friends.
Paris Hilton's British Best Friend follows Miss Hilton as she flies to the UK for an intensive search for a new friend she can depend on.
Providing viewers with a candid insight into her manic world, they will also be privy to the true girl behind the media image through unprecedented exclusive access.
From suburbia to remote villages, a group of hopefuls who all think they have what it takes will be chosen to live in and deal with Paris Hilton's world. Paris will be putting the group through their paces to test their ambition and determination to be crowned as her new best friend.
Will the contestants have the energy to keep up with Paris' dizzying schedule? Will they have the looks and style to effortlessly accompany Miss Hilton down the red carpet, or will they be hopelessly out of their depth? And will they really be genuine friends to Paris?
The ambitious wannabes will be sharing a house and will gradually be eliminated by Paris until one of them will be inaugurated as Paris Hilton's British Best Friend.
Paris Hilton's British Best Friend is an ITV Productions/Lionsgate/Ish Entertainment Production for ITV2. It was commissioned by Commissioning Editor, Entertainment Digital Channels, Claire Zolkwer, and ordered by Controller of ITV2, Zai Bennett.