'Jersey Shore' Canceled By MTV

Final season will begin airing in October

Love or hate its rambunctious cast, the show that made Seaside Heights famous - or, at least, infamous - is going off the air.

MTV announced Thursday afternoon its hit series "Jersey Shore" will end after a recently-taped season airs this fall.

The sixth season of the series, which since 2009 has chronicled the oft-drunken misadventures of eight 20-somethings living in a house on Ocean Terrace in Seaside Heights, will premier Oct. 4 at 10 p.m.

The network will air "Gym, Tan, Look Back" as part of a farewell marathon Sept. 6, and the cast will make an appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards that night.

The network has not given a reason why the series is ending.

In addition to the well-documented antics at local night spots such as Karma, Aztec and The Beachcomber Bar and Grill, three cast members wound up in handcuffs over the last several summers the show has taped in Ocean County.

Cast member Ronnie Ortiz-Magro was accepted into the state's pretrial intervention program after being charged with aggravated assault, and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Deena Cortese both were arrested and paid fines relating to borough ordinance violations in Seaside for nuisance behavior.

Most recently, Polizzi and fellow cast member Jennifer "J-Woww" Farley have to tape episodes of spin-off program "Snooki and J-Woww" in Manchester after and .

GoReadABook September 04, 2012 at 02:28 PM
Can aomeone please translate Chica's comment into English so we can read what pearls of wisdom she has to impart?
Susan Grimes September 08, 2012 at 01:35 AM
I liked it because it was everything you all say it was. . it was fun, silly and just darn dumb--but it did show how the summers at the Jersey Shore are more magical than anywhere else in the country. . and for that we are really the Thunder Road.
diamond. November 07, 2012 at 05:26 PM
look your all dumb alright, no one is making you watch anything. you want to listen to somethin , turn on the radio, dont watch tv. that blows speakers k, if you dont want your kids actin like them, then dont let them watch it. just cause they have fun in there own way doesnt mean you need to be rude about it, thats there mistakes .. not yours. just stfu bout it. its pathetic
myia walker December 25, 2012 at 11:19 AM
amen speak the truth
myia walker December 25, 2012 at 11:20 AM
u go gurl


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