MTV Sets April 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' Premiere Date

MTV will debut its new reality series Jersey Shore Family Vacation on April 5, the network said Wednesday.

The series, featuring the original cast of the Jersey Shore hit reality series which aired on MTV from 2009-12, will for the first time in the network’s history premiere day and date across Viacom’s international network of MTV channels in nearly 180 countries.

Jersey Shore Family Vacation is executive produced by 495 Productions Founder & CEO SallyAnn Salsano, with Nina L. Diaz and Jackie French serving as executive producers for MTV.

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