April 9th, 2010
01:29 PM ET
What would the "Jersey Shore" be without New Jersey?
MTV has announced that our favorite fist-pumpers are going back to where the magic first began for the show's second season: Seaside Heights, New Jersey.
Rumors circulated after season 1 ended that “Jersey Shore” would head south to Miami - they did, but not for long. After starting season 2 in South Florida, they’ll head back to home sweet home.
Everyone will be back for another summer at Seaside, including the Situation's abs and the Kim Kardashian of Staten Island, Angelina Pivarnick, who packed up her trash bag luggage halfway through season one.
"It's like a big family reunion after all this time," said Tony DiSanto, MTV's president of programming in an MTV interview. "We couldn't be more excited that the whole group is back together in Miami and that they'll be going back to Jersey when the sun heats up."
Be ready to beat up the beat when the season kicks off on Thursday, July 29 at 10 p.m. And if watching the crew's Gym, Tanning and Laundry sessions gives you reality star envy - and if you happen to be Persian - you can try out for a show currently being cast by the same company who brought us Snooki's hair bump.
Doron Ofir casting is looking for 21 and up Persian-Americans who "appear younger than 30" to show the world what being Persian is about, which, according to the Web site, is living a lifestyle most people are jealous of.
Best of luck to casting contenders.
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