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).
The Reunion airs Thursday at 10:00 p.m.