MTVRenews 'Jersey Shore' for Sixth Season

MTV announced
Monday that it has renewed its hit reality series, Jersey Shore for a
sixth season, with the entire cast returning.

Production is set
to begin this summer.

Season five of the
JerseyShore has seen the series hit
a snag in viewership. The latest season finale drew just 4.8 million viewers,
down 36% from January's season premiere and down 50% from the show's all-time
high last summer. After DVR playback, the show is averaging 7.9 million viewers
for the season.

The series is also
set to see a couple spin-offs, with The Pauly D Project set to premiere
March 29 and the untitled series with Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Nicole "Snooki"
Polizzi (who also has her impending marriage and pregnancy).

Jersey Shore:
The Reunion
airs Thursday at 10:00 p.m.