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.”

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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