Topic: Jersey Shore

Media Earnings Wrap Cable companies see major revenue increases

If one thing marked media holding companies’ summer earnings reports, it was the big jump in revenue from their cable networks—with a major factor behind those jumps. “It’s not subscriber…

August 24, 2011, 6:53 AM EDT

Larry Flynt says The Situation is 'Good Enough' for 'Hustler' Reality star offered money to wear magazine's clothing line

In the wake of Abercrombie & Fitch offering Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino money not to wear its clothes, Hustler publisher Larry Flynt has decided to jump on the PR bandwagon. The…

August 22, 2011, 1:18 PM EDT

MTV to Abercrombie: Oh, You Clever Bastards! Network tips its hat but defends The Situation

MTV has formally responded to Abercrombie & Fitch following the clothing company's offer to pay Jersey Shore star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino to stop wearing its clothes. "It's a clever…

August 18, 2011, 7:58 AM EDT

Abercrombie & Fitch Will Pay 'The Situation' to Stop Wearing Its Clothes Brand worries about 'significant damage to our image'

The Jersey Shore kids continue to rule the anti-endorsement world. A year after a rival fashion house allegedly sent Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi some Gucci bags—in an effort to make Gucci…

August 17, 2011, 10:14 AM EDT

'Jersey Shore' Helps Lift Viacom to Double-Digit Growth Company reports strong third quarter

Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone can thank Snooki for a strong quarter. On Friday, the morning after the season premiere of MTV’s Jersey Shore, Viacom reported a 37 percent earnings increase…

August 5, 2011, 11:18 AM EDT

The Simpsons' Hank Azaria
Information Diet: Hank Azaria The actor and voice artist is a total TV junkie

What’s the first information you consume in the morning? The very first thing when I get up is I check my emails and text messages. What do you read or watch or…

July 15, 2011, 11:56 AM EDT

'Jersey Shore' Ushers in Douchebag Renaissance in Italian Art

Fist-bumping with God. Furry boots on Botticelli's Venus. A duck-phone gondola. Ah yes, Jersey Shore truly brings out the best in Italy, where the MTV reality show was filmed for…

July 14, 2011, 8:18 AM EDT

MTV president Stephen Friedman
First Mover: Stephen Friedman MTV’s new president worships his audience, loves social media, and defends the Situation

Adweek: When you came in, what was working at MTV and what wasn’t? Stephen Friedman: Two and a half years ago, we were still programming for Generation X, when this massive…

June 6, 2011, 6:24 AM EDT

'Jersey Shore' Gets Wilde in Theater Company's Ads

It's horrifying enough that Jersey Shore's jabronis turned authors have invaded the world of literature (sure, I'm using that term loosely), but now they're popping up on the Great White…

April 28, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

Why Jersey Shore's Facebook Game Is a Huge Hit

Living the life of a gorilla juice head or orange-skinned party girl—even virtually—is proving appealing to many Facebook users. MTV’s Jersey Shore Facebook game now attracts approximately 1.7 million monthly unique…

March 3, 2011, 12:00 AM EST