Momentum is Poised to Continue as Network Renews "Jersey Shore Family
Vacation" for a Second Season Ahead of Its April 5th Global
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
On the heels of MTV's ninth consecutive month of primetime growth (YoY
Mon-Thu 8p-11p) - its best streak since 2000 - the network announced it
has renewed "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" for a second season ahead of
its global premiere on Thursday, April 5th at 8:00 PM ET/PT.
This marks the first time MTV will premiere a series day and date across
Viacom's international network of MTV channels in nearly 180 countries.
The much buzzed about and highly anticipated series features original
housemates Deena Nicole Cortese, Paul "Pauly D" Delvecchio," Jenni
"JWOWW" Farley, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Nicole "Snooki"
Polizzi and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino who reunite in Miami for the
vacation of a lifetime.
MTV will kick off the countdown to the global premiere on Thursday,
March 15th at 8:00 PM ET/PT with four "Road to Vacation"
specials looking back at the most iconic "Jersey Shore" moments with
all-new cast interviews. Every Thursday leading up to the premiere,
viewers will get the inside scoop on the hottest hookups, biggest
blowups, craziest couplings and "Snooki-est" moments.
495 Productions Founder & CEO SallyAnn Salsano serves as executive
producer for "Jersey Shore." Nina L. Diaz and Jackie French serve as
executive producers for MTV.
MTV is a global youth culture brand inspired by music. For more
information, check out mtvpress.com. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc.
(NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA).
About 495 Productions
SallyAnn Salsano is the Founder, CEO, Executive Producer and creative
force behind the Daytime and Primetime Emmy nominated 495 Productions
team. Boasting the highest-rated shows for both MTV and CMT with "Jersey
Shore" and "Party Down South, " along with the record-breaking "Martha &
Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party" on VH1, 495 Productions has cemented their
place in pop-culture history. Some additional shows on 495 Productions
versatile roster include: "The Untitled Action Bronson Show" (Viceland),
"Floribama Shore" (MTV), "Winter Break: Hunter Mountain" (MTV), "The
Real" daytime talk show (syndicated), "Blue Collar Millionaires" (CNBC),
"Invitation Only" (Bravo), "Nashville Star" (NBC), "More To Love" (FOX),
"Tattoo Nightmares" (Spike), "Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity
Edition" (Lifetime), "Snooki & JWOWW" (MTV), "Disaster Date" (MTV),
"Tattoos After Dark" (Oxygen), "Repo Games" (Spike), "Wedding Wars"
(VH1), "Taboo USA" (National Geographic Channel), several seasons of
HGTV's #1 rated show "Design Star," Oxygen's #1 rated show "Dance Your
Ass Off," "A Shot At Love" (MTV), "Tool Academy" (VH1), and many others.
In March 2014 it was announced that FremantleMedia North America
acquired a majority stake in 495 Productions.
Source: Nielsen, P18-49/LSD unless otherwise noted. Data runs broadcast
months June to February. Primetime Mon-Thu, 8p-11p. Top 40 nets ranked
on P18-49 000s, excludes news nets. % growth based on P18-49 rtgs.
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