'Girls Next Door' star to get spinoff

E! is set to launch a spinoff to its Playboy-themed “Girls Next Door” featuring Kendra Wilkinson.

“Kendra” will focus on Wilkinson’s life after leaving the Playboy Mansion and getting engaged to Philadelphia Eagles receiver Hank Baskett. The Comcast-owned cabler has ordered eight episodes of the series and tentatively plans to start running it in the summer.

“Girls Next Door” mastermind Kevin Burns will also serve as exec producer on the series. “Kendra” is produced by Prometheus Entertainment, Fox TV Studios and Alta Loma Entertainment.

E! also announced that “Girls Next Door” will be returning in the fall.

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