The cast of “Jersey Shore” are heading to Italy for season 4 of their hit show. MTV announced on Tuesday that the show had been renewed for a fourth season and that they will be filming it in Italy. Production is scheduled to begin this spring and the show will premiere “later this year.”
“While the Stateside ‘Jersey Shore’ locales have become iconic for our audience, it’s really the constantly evolving dynamic amongst the cast that keeps them coming back each season, and Europe is a fresh spin on a show that continues to reach new heights for us,” Chris Linn, MTV’s executive vice president of programming and head of production, said in a statement. “The cast is headed to the birthplace of the culture they love and live by. We can’t wait to see what erupts as a result.”
“Jersey Shore” has been a huge hit for MTV. Last weeks episode was MTV’s most-watched series telecast ever, with 8.9 million viewers. The third season is currently airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. ET on MTV.
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