MTV has renewed its reality series Jersey Shore Family Vacation for a fourth season, the network said Thursday.
The series, a spinoff of the network’s popular series Jersey Shore, finished its third season on a ratings high, drawing 1.7 million viewers on a Nielsen Live+3 basis for its June 18 season finale. The show also performed well among young viewers, posting a 9% increase season to season among adults 18-34.
The news comes as MTV recently launched two Thursday primetime unscripted series, Double Shot at Love and Revenge Prank with DJ Pauly D and Vinny.
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