Jersey Shore's Italy-Set Fourth Season Set to Bow on August 4, Season 5 Gets Green Light

MTV has announced that the fourth season of Jersey Shore — currently wreaking havoc filming in Florence, Italy — will premiere on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 10/9c.

The network also gave an official green light to a fifth season, which is scheduled to start shooting in Seaside Heights later this month.

Bottom line: Jersey Shore is going to be around forever.