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MTV's 'Jersey Shore' Is Ending for Good

The final season will begin airing in October.

Love or hate its rambunctious cast, the show that made Seaside Heights famous — or, at least, infamous — is going off the air.

MTV announced Thursday afternoon its hit series Jersey Shore will end after a recently taped season airs this fall.

The sixth season of the series, which since 2009 has chronicled the oft-drunken misadventures of eight twentysomethings living in a house on Ocean Terrace in Seaside Heights, New Jersey will premiere Oct. 4 at 10 p.m.

Lately, the production crews have been filming in Manchester. But when the season ends, the show and the cast will not return.

The network will air the retrospective Gym, Tan, Look Back as part of a farewell marathon Sept. 6, and the cast will make an appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards that night.

The network has not offered a reason why the series is ending.

In addition to the well-documented antics at local night spots such as Karma, Aztec and The Beachcomber Bar and Grill, three cast members wound up in handcuffs over the last several summers the show has taped in Ocean County.

Cast member Ronnie Ortiz-Magro was accepted into the state's pretrial intervention program after being charged with aggravated assault, and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Deena Cortese both were arrested and paid fines relating to borough ordinance violations in Seaside for nuisance behavior.

Most recently, Polizzi and fellow cast member Jennifer "J-Woww" Farley have to tape episodes of spin-off program Snooki and J-Woww in Manchester.

john iorio August 31, 2012 at 01:59 PM
it's crazy to end the show... they should just keep Vinnie an pauly since there the only single ones left in the show...just start a new crew of 6 along side Vinnie an paul. keep it going. its a great show an to hott to end... hope mtv changes there minds. cause i can't stand there teens having baby's. if the shore goes off (mtv im off too honestly)

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