MTV set to kick off the new year with "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" on Thursday, January 6th at 8PM ET/PT and official return of Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi
Season five takes the iconic "Shore" family to the Florida Keys for the first time ever
New York, NY - December 9, 2021 - MTV today announced that the hit series Jersey Shore Family Vacation, which owns the #1 spot across all key demos in its time period, will kick off the new year with an epic season five premiere on Thursday, January 6th at 8PM ET/PT. Celebrate the first JERZDAY of 2022 with the iconic "Shore" gang as they return for a new year of fun with the official return of Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi.
As the world continues to change in unexpected ways, the Jersey Shore family is back together and they're putting it all on the table. From long overdue meatball days to wild nights in LA with Vinny and Mike's "end of probation" celebration to DJ Pauly D's return to the clubs, this group continues to bring the non-stop party wherever they go. With the arrival of Baby Situation and Deena and Chris' new little meatball, life events continue to bring the family closer together. And in true "Shore" style, the group heads to the Florida Keys to remind everyone how outrageous a Jersey Shore Family Vacation can get.
Leading up to the Jersey Shore Family Vacation premiere, fans can celebrate the holidays Jersey Shore style with the 12 Days of JERZMAS on December 16th at 8pm ET/PT. From family traditions to never-before-heard stories, Jenni, Nicole and Mike are sharing their 12 favorite days from Family Vacation. Plus, they've got a special stocking stuffer for fans with an exclusive sneak peek from season five of Jersey Shore Family Vacation.
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Jersey Shore Family Vacation is produced by SallyAnn Salsano, Frank Miccolis and Sean Hogan for 495 Productions. Jacquelyn French serves as Executive Producer for MTV.
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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," multiple seasons of record-breaking "Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party" on VH1, and the showrunner of Fox's reboot of "Paradise Hotel," and "Peace of Mind with Taraji" (Facebook Watch) 495 Productions has cemented their place in pop-culture history. As one of the most recognized and successful leaders in the entertainment industry, Salsano has been honored for her exemplary work by The Hollywood Reporter, who featured her on their "Reality TV: Most Powerful" list for three years in a row, and included her in their "Women in Entertainment Power 100" list, as well. Variety Magazine also included Salsano on their "Reality Impact Report" for the last 5 consecutive years. Additionally, Ms. Salsano was one of the first woman inducted into Realscreen's Hall of Fame in 2019. Some additional shows from 495 Productions versatile roster include: "Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D and Vinny" (MTV), "Floribama Shore" (MTV), "Bachelorette Weekend" (CMT),"The Untitled Action Bronson Show" (Viceland), "The Real" daytime talk show (syndicated), "Blue Collar Millionaires" (CNBC), "Winter Break: Hunter Mountain" (MTV), "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.
Source: Nielsen; Rank based on L3/P18-34 000s; Cal 2021 thru 11/14/21; excludes sports/new.