‘Jersey Shore’ spinoffs multiply: Snooki, JWoww are moving in together
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Snooki and JWoww of ‘Jersey Shore’ are moving in together! The ultra-tan duo said MTV is working on a spinoff project just for them.
Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi and Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley had already been in cahoots about a move-in before the network made it official.
‘It’s pretty much just the concept of me and Jenni being on our own without our roommates,’ Snooki told MTV News.
The third-season scene of the besties returning to JWoww’s broken home with then-boyfriend Tom seemed a bit more real than usual ‘Shore’ fare, so a spinoff almost seems natural.
‘It was a concept before the show,’ JWoww said. ‘We legitimately just wanted to buy a house together. She wanted to get out of her dad’s, and I wanted to move out of the home that everyone could see on TV, so they were like, ‘Let’s shoot it!’ ‘
Perhaps they were getting sick of all the apocalyptic Ronnie and Sammi drama. The location for the 12-episode series has yet to be announced.
But these Seasiders aren’t the only ones with a spinoff. Housemate DJ Pauly D (Paul DelVecchio) has his own 12-episode run -- cameras are set to capture the spike-haired stud’s journey to become ‘one of the country’s most in-demand DJs.’
His show is supposed to be like a ‘reality ‘Entourage,’ ' according to our friends at Show Tracker. Perhaps mixed in with a lot more yelling of ‘CABS ARE HEEEERE!’
‘I used to be this DJ in Rhode Island, DJing two sets a week, hustling, promoting, and all of a sudden, I’m on this show, and now they’re sending private jets for me to DJ for these huge crowds, yet I’m still the same guy that was DJing for 200 people, just loving life,’ said Pauly D. But don’t worry GTL-ers. The new series shouldn’t affect the hit show that started it all.
The fourth season of ‘Jersey Shore’ is still on schedule to shoot in Italy at the end of April, said Chris Linn, the network’s executive vice president of programming and head of production. Previous reports indicated that the cast’s arrival was causing production issues in Italia and that shooting could be delayed.
‘We do have deals with the cast to continue ‘Jersey Shore,’ and we think these projects can coexist with it,’ Linn said. ' ‘Jersey Shore’ is really about their experience over just a summer. It’s one piece of their lives. These shows will show the other pieces.’
' ‘Jersey Shore,’ ' Linn added, ‘will go on for as long as they’re having fun.’
What do you think of the spinoffs? Hot or not?
For the record, 10:42 a.m. April 8: This post previously attributed a quote to ‘Jersey Shore’ executive producer SallyAnn Salsado. However, the quote came from Chris Linn, the network’s executive vice president of programming and head of production. The post has been revised to reflect that.
-- Nardine Saad
Top photo: Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley, left, and Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi of ‘Jersey Shore’ at the ‘Grown Ups’ premiere in June 2010. Credit: Lucas Jackson / Reuters
Left photo: Paul ‘DJ Pauly D’ DelVecchio in New York in March. Credit: Amanda Schwab / Starpix / Associated Press