Jersey Shore cast in a photograph taken during the show's original MTV run from 2009-2012.
Original 'Jersey Shore' stars Nicole Polizzi, Mike Sorrentino, Paul DelVecchio, Jenni Farley, Sammi Giancola, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Vinny Guadagnino, and Deena Cortese | MTV/MTV Press

Jersey Shore is an American TV reality show that aired on MTV from 2009 to 2012.

The show features Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Angelina Pivarnick, Paul “DJ Pauly D” Delvecchio, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Samantha “Sammi Sweetheart” Giancola, and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino.

Season 1 took place in Seaside Heights, New Jersey and the second season featured the cast spending the summer in South Beach, Florida. In season 4, the cast went to Florence, Italy.

MTV launched a new series, Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, in 2018. This series follows the original cast (everyone except Giancola) as they vacation together in various locations including Las Vegas, Seaside Heights, and Atlantic City.


  • TV Genres: Reality
  • Network: MTV
  • Where to Watch: U.S. viewers can watch Jersey Shore on MTV, Apple TV, Paramount (subscription), and Hulu (subscription).
  • Original Cast: Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Angelina Pivarnick, Paul “DJ Pauly D” Delvecchio, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Samantha “Sammi Sweetheart” Giancola and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino
  • First Episode: Dec. 3, 2009
  • Spinoffs: Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, Snooki & Jwoww, The Pauly D Project, The Show with Vinny, Floribama Shore

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