MTV Renews 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation’ for Second Season

MTV has renewed its Jersey Shore reboot series Jersey Shore Family Vacation for a second season in advance of the show’s April 5 premiere. 

The series, which will reunite Jersey Shore’s original housemates -- Deena Nicole Cortese, Paul “Pauly D” Delvecchio,” Jenni “JWOWW” Farley, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino -- will premiere across all of MTV’s channels globally, according to the network.

MTV will air four weekly “Road to Vacation” specials beginning March 15 that will look back at the most iconic Jersey Shore moments with all new cast interviews, said network officials. 

495 Productions Founder & CEO SallyAnn Salsano serves as executive producer for Jersey Shore.

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