NEW YORK, NY (July 26, 2018) – MTV today announced that the highly anticipated “Jersey Shore Family Vacation Part 2” returns with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, August 23 at 8:00PM ET/PT. The first hour will be simulcast globally across Viacom’s international network of MTV channels in nearly 180 countries.
The second season of cable’s #1 series with 18-34 kicks off with the housemates in Las Vegas then brings them back to New Jersey where it all started, for a weekend in Atlantic City and some fun on the shore. From welcoming new family members to reliving their glory days and celebrating milestones together, the housemates return for even more fist pumping and grand antics. But, when their personal lives spill out into the tabloids and on social media, the group must confront a variety of issues.
“Jersey Shore Family Vacation” 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.
The “Shore,” which first premiered in 2009 and returned earlier this year to record ratings, is an MTV worldwide phenomenon that features such hits as “MTV Floribama Shore,” “Geordie Shore” (UK), “Gandia Shore” (Spain), “Warsaw Shore” (Poland), “Acapulco Shore” (Mexico) and “Super Shore.”
For more information and exclusive content featuring the cast, visit jerseyshorefamilyvacation.mtv.com and follow @JerseyShore on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Use #JSFamilyVacation to join the conversation.
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.
*Source: Nielsen; P18-34/L3 data; Bcast yr 2018 thru 7/1/18; competitive ranked on 000s; excludes sports, includes unscripted cable series 3+ telecasts.
MTV is the leading youth media brand inspired by music, in nearly 180 countries and 450 million homes around the world, connecting with over 350 million fans across all social media platforms. A unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), MTV operations span cable and mobile networks, live events, and the new MTV Studios unit which produces original and reimagined content for SVOD and linear networks based on MTV’s library of over 200+ youth titles and franchises.
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.