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"Jersey Shore" Says "Arrivederci" as Season Four Comes to a Close Thursday, October 20th
Said finale will be followed by "Jersey Shore: The Reunion" and "Jersey Shore Hook-Up: Live Edition."

[via press release from MTV]


Finale Night Kicks Off with the Last Episode of the Season at 10p.m. ET/PT, the "Jersey Shore: The Reunion" at 11p.m. ET/PT and the "Jersey Shore Hook-Up: Live Edition" With the Full Cast at 12a.m. ET/11p.m C

NEW YORK, NY (October 19, 2011) - America's favorite housemates are about to say "Arriverderci," as their time in Florence, Italy and Season Four of MTV's highest rated series-to-date, "Jersey Shore" come to a close this Thursday, October 20th. In a night of back-to-back "Jersey Shore" programming sure to please die-hard fans, the overseas drama and family dysfunction come to a head as the cast prepares to depart for their true home - Seaside Heights, NJ in the Season Four finale at 10p.m. ET/PT. Immediately following at 11p.m. ET/PT, the "Jersey Shore: The Reunion" special will gather the cast to discuss their time in Italy and reflections will lead to confrontations as they dissect their no-holds-barred fourth season. The network will cap off the night at 12am ET/11pm C, by treating viewers to another edition of its popular one-hour live stream "Jersey Shore Hook-Up: Live Edition." Viewers can go to MTV.com after the reunion, where the cast will be gathered in the heart of Times Square, New York City to answer fan questions via Twitter using the hashtag #JSLive and on Facebook. In true "Hook-Up" fashion, no topics will be off-limits or out-of-bounds as fans are treated to hilarious cast revelations about the season in real time.

"Jersey Shore" Season Four finale programming information is as follows:

Episode 412 Finale Logline (Premieres Thursday, October 20th at 10p.m. ET/PT):

"Ciao, Italia"

Mike's antics have finally proven too much for the roommates and Ron demands he make amends. But as the crew counts down the days until their return to Seaside, Mike wonders whether or not to join them back on the Jersey Shore.

"Jersey Shore: The Reunion" Special Logline (Premieres Thursday, October 20th at 11p.m. ET/PT):

After a summer full of popping and breaking bottles, heartache, "lesbionic" hookups, and car-crashing, wall-smashing drama, the cast reunites to open up old wounds and say goodbye to Florence in this explosive reunion.

For FIRST LOOKS of the Season Four finale:


Viewers can visit JerseyShore.MTV.com to read exclusive episode recaps and interviews, check-out cast bios and to flip through photos. MTV Mobile provides "Jersey Shore" aficionados on the go with full episodes, sneak peeks, photos, bios and through the iTunes, the "Spread Snooki" and "Jersey Shore City Guide" apps directly to their phones and mobile devices. Superfans can log onto shop.mtv.com to purchase DVD's, apparel, accessories and other series related merchandise.

A true pop culture phenomenon, "Jersey Shore" is MTV's #1 series of all time. The season four debut on August 4 was the network's most-watched season premiere ever, delivering 8.8 million total viewers. This season, "Jersey Shore" dominates on Thursdays, topping all programs in both P12-34 and total viewers. "Jersey Shore" is currently the year's #1 series across all television with P12-34 viewers.

"Jersey Shore" is Executive Produced by SallyAnn Salsano from 495 Productions. Jacquelyn French is Executive Producer for MTV. Janay Dutton is Executive In Charge of Production for MTV. Concept created by Anthony Beltempo.

Source: The Nielsen Company. Live+SD P12-34 coverage ratings. 2011: 12/27/10-08/21/11. Season Four: 08/04/11 to date.

Most-watched = total viewers. Rank on 000s.

About MTV:

MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is the leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

  [october 2011]  


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