Jersey Shore may move to Miami Beach for season two

MTV has officially renewed Jersey Shore for a second season, and has re-signed the original cast for $10,000 an episode.

As reality shows evolve, they inevitably change (especially as the cast becomes more self-conscious and starts performing), but Jersey Shore‘s change will make its title irrelevant: the show is abandoning cold New Jersey for a warmer location in order to film the second season sooner. MTV’s press release said the cast will “escape the cold Northeast and find themselves in a new destination.”

The Sun-Times Bill Zwecker, who has an unnamed MTV executive as a source, reported that “Los Angeles area communities are also being considered, but Miami Beach is the most likely site.”

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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