Broadcaster: MTV

Duration: 6 seasons plus spin offs

Transmitted: 2009

The reality show follows eight young adults as they move into a summer share to indulge in everything Seaside Heights, New Jersey, one of the most popular summer hot spots, has to offer.

Jersey Shore uncovers sometimes surprising, often hilarious and usually over-the-top personalities as they juggle work, love, nightlife, friendship and the drama that ensues.

In the end, viewers see that there is more to these tan and buff individuals than hair gel.

Local Versions: US spin offs include: Family Vacation, Floribama shore, Buckhead Shore and All star Shore UK: Geordie Shore (over 15 seasons), and The Valleys International: Brazil, Latin America, Spain, Germany, Poland (14 seasons),