'Jersey Shore' Renewed for Second Season

'Jersey Shore' renewed for second season

The self-proclaimed guidos and guidettes aren't going anywhere!

MTV has renewed "Jersey Shore" and announced 12 episodes will begin airing this summer.

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Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Vinny Guadagnino, Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio won't be returning to the beach house in Seaside Heights. According to a network statement, the group will "escape the cold northeast and find themselves in a new destination."

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"Our audience has fallen in love with 'Jersey Shore' and its amazing cast who have really grown together as a family," Tony DiSanto, MTV's President of Programming, says in a statement. "That bond gives the show its heart, and we're thrilled to reunite these friends."