TVLine Items: LC Returns to The Hills, Dirk Gently Premiere Date and More

The Hills Anniversary Special

The hills are once again alive with the sounds of Natasha Bedingfield and drama.

Former The Hills star Lauren Conrad announced on Tuesday that she will participate in an anniversary special for the seminal reality series, airing Aug. 2 on MTV.

“We will be having an honest conversation about what it was really like living with cameras for so many years (spoiler alert: it was super weird), sharing some behind-the-scene secrets, and showing some of my life today,” Conrad added on her blog.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* The eight-part series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, starring Elijah Wood (Wilfred) and based on the novels by Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams, will debut Oct. 22 on BBC America.

* Esquire Network has renewed Team Ninja Warrior for Season 2, which will feature the five-part special event, Team Ninja Warrior: College Edition, our sister site Variety reports.