Jersey Shore Spinoff: Canceled Following Protest From Snooki?
premiered on MTV way back in 2009, fans and critics alike assumed it
would be the sort of cultural phenomenon that quickly comes and goes.
The expectation was that Snooki and company would become TV history footnotes that
would seldom be mentioned outside of Trivial Pursuit question cards.
Instead, the show and its cast defied expectations by launching a multi-decade franchise
that’s become a sort of life support system for the ailing MTV.
As a result of their unprecedented popularity (and profitability), the guidos carry a lot of weight at the network.
In fact, it seems that execs can’t green-light a new series without Snooki’s permission.
The plan was basically to follow in the footsteps of the original series, but with a cast of zoomers,