09:08 PM EDT 10/21/2013
Originally posted 03/19/2012 01:55PM
Get ready for gym, tan, maternity clothes on Jersey Shore.
Following speculation about whether or not the show would be renewed for a sixth season, all seven cast mates – including a pregnant Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi – are set to return to Seaside Heights, N.J., during this summer to begin filming, according to a press release from MTV.
"The house dynamic is headed into unchartered territory as their lives outside of the 'Shore' take off in exciting new directions," the network says.
"While things will definitely be a little different this time when they hit the boardwalk, their trademark hilarity and family dysfunction will remain the same."
– Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 03/13/2012 05:00PM
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi had an idea for whom she wanted in the delivery room besides fiancé Jionni LaValle when she gives birth to her first child: Paul "Pauly D" Delvecchio!
"She told me she wants me to deejay the delivery room," Delvecchio, 31, tells PEOPLE. "I told her I'll just deejay the baby shower."
His baby shower role will have to come in between his deejaying at Las Vegas's Hard Rock Hotel, where he is beginning a deejaying residency, as well as his show The Pauly D Project, which premieres on MTV March 29.
Originally posted 03/07/2012 03:15PM
Just a few days after PEOPLE confirmed that Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is engaged and pregnant, her fiancé, Jionni LaValle, took to Twitter to share excitement for their big news.
"Thank You everyone!! Sorry about that wait but glad everyone's happy!!" he wrote on Wednesday afternoon, referencing the weeks of speculation about their bundle of joy.
"Nicole and I are real excited!! Our baby is going to be #ShortnTan."
Originally posted 12/07/2011 10:15AM
Originally posted 08/12/2011 01:40PM
Jason Trawick isn't the only one getting some seriously sexy one-on-one time with Britney Spears.
Her boyfriend may have been called onstage for a sultry pole-dance performance earlier this month, but Jersey Shore star Paul "Pauly D" DelVecchio was treated to an equally seductive, Seaside Heights-worthy serenade at Thursday night's Femme Fatale tour stop in Montreal.
Pauly D, 31, who is deejaying six stops of her concert tour this month, was handcuffed to the pole as the pop star launched into her steamy song, "Lace and Leather." Shaking and shimmying, Spears, 29, wrapped a pink boa around his neck before climbing on to his shoulders with the help of a back-up dancer.
Originally posted 08/04/2011 03:20PM
Jersey Shore is back!
You've seen the trailer for season 4 of MTV's hit reality show, which premieres Thursday (10 p.m. ET), and Ronnie, The Situation, Pauly D, Vinny, Deena, Sammi, JWoww and a slimmed-down Snooki are bringing their brand of fun and drama – expect fights, romance and even a car crash! – to Italy.
But will you watch? Tell us below if you're still interested in the Jersey characters as they take their adventures abroad or if you've had enough of a Shore thing.
Originally posted 07/19/2011 09:00AM
Originally posted 07/11/2011 03:40PM
How do you say "brace yourself" in Italian?
Jersey Shore's season 4 premiere is less than a month away – and now PEOPLE.com has your first look at an official cast photo, and it appears they're not holding anything back.
In the shot, the cast gets all glammed-up for a late-night run through the streets of Florence, Italy, where they filmed the show starting in May. (It must have been a short stay, though. They were already back in Seaside Heights, N.J., by the end of June and hard at work at season 5.) The season begins Aug. 4 on MTV (10 p.m. ET).
Originally posted 06/27/2011 08:20AM
The kings and queens of fist pumping aren't going anywhere yet.
Amid rumors that MTV is planning on replacing the cast of Jersey Shore with a newer, cheaper cast, one of the founding fathers of the "Gym. Tan. Laundry" clan isn't worried.
"I think we're irreplaceable," Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio told PEOPLE Friday in Las Vegas. "I don't think they could replace us. They'd just be people trying to be like us, anyway."
Originally posted 05/14/2011 01:00PM
Gym, tan, laundry may have been the essentials in Seaside Heights, N.J., but now that the Jersey Shore cast has officially touched down in Italy, the only thing they need is, well, Rosetta Stone.
In fact, Ronnie Magro tells PEOPLE he ordered the language software as soon as he heard about the GTL gang's season 4 destination.
"I need to know how to order grilled chicken when I get down there," he told PEOPLE before they arrived in Italy, where they were greeted by a crowd of fans on Friday. "I can't have pasta every day!"
And he wasn't the only one concerned about learning the language – or keeping away from the carbs.
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