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'Jersey Shore' Canceled: Why MTV Ended The Series

This undated image released by MTV shows the cast of "Jersey Shore," from left, Paul " DJ Pauly D" Delvecchio, Deena Nicole Cortese, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola and Ronnie Magro in Seaside Heights, N.J. MTV gave the last call for "Jersey Shore" on Thursday, Aug. 30, saying the raucous reality show will conclude after its upcoming sixth season, which begins Oct. 4. The series, whose roots lay in a party house in Seaside Heights, N.J., gave rise to such stars as Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, while popularizing the terms "guido" and "guidette." (AP Photo/MTV, Ian Spanier Photography)
This undated image released by MTV shows the cast of "Jersey Shore," from left, Paul " DJ Pauly D" Delvecchio, Deena Nicole Cortese, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola and Ronnie Magro in Seaside Heights, N.J. MTV gave the last call for "Jersey Shore" on Thursday, Aug. 30, saying the raucous reality show will conclude after its upcoming sixth season, which begins Oct. 4. The series, whose roots lay in a party house in Seaside Heights, N.J., gave rise to such stars as Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, while popularizing the terms "guido" and "guidette." (AP Photo/MTV, Ian Spanier Photography)

MTV is speaking out about its decision to conclude its top-rated series "Jersey Shore." Below, the network’s executive vp of programming Chris Linn reveals why the reality phenomenon is coming to a close this year, teases final season storylines, reveals how much Snooki actually lived in the house and what’s next for the network.

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