‘Jersey Shore’ Returning For 2nd Season

by | January 30, 2010 at 11:33 AM | Jersey Shore

'Jersey Shore' (MTV)

'Jersey Shore' (MTV)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — MTV’s ‘Jersey Shore‘ will be back for a second season.

The network’s president of programming Tony DiSanto said Friday that 12 new episodes will air this summer.

According to the network, Pauly D, Mike, Snooki, Jenni, Sammi, Ronnie and Vinny escape the cold northeast and find themselves in a new destination. Rumored possible new locations include the Hamptons or Miami Beach.

The show about tanned twenty-somethings hasn’t been without controversy.

In December, the New Jersey Italian American Legislative Caucus called for MTV to cancel the show, saying it promotes derogatory ethnic stereotypes and is “wildly offensive.”

MTV isn’t revealing how much the cast members are being paid to do the show.

Watch the ‘Jersey Shore’ reunion special below:

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