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Oh, No: They're Making a Boston Version of 'Jersey Shore!'

by Bob Sassone, posted Apr 16th 2010 3:08PM
I have no interest in watching MTV's 'Jersey Shore,' for approximately 75 reasons. But I think it can be boiled down into one sentence: why in God's name would I want to watch 'Jersey Shore?'

But here's the deal: they're making a Boston version. I live in the Boston area, born and raised, so of course I have to at least check out the first episode, right? It scares me a bit though. What are they going to get wrong? What are they going to get too right? Will the show make me want to hide the fact that I'm a Bostonian from people and start talking about how much I like the Lakers, making sure I pronounce my "r" in Lakers with more emphasis?

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Boston to Host 'Jersey Shore' Spinoff

by Scott Harris, posted Apr 13th 2010 12:11PM
Over the centuries, Boston has been known for its contributions to politics and literature and its role as the starting point of the American Revolution. Now one of the nation's most historic cities is about to be known for a truly 21st century distinction: host of the first official 'Jersey Shore' spinoff.

Yes, file this one under inevitable: According to E! Online, MTV is in the process of developing a Boston version of 'Jersey Shore' under the working title 'Wicked Summer.' Considering we predicted as much last month, this should come as no surprise to anyone, as the idea of filling an entire house with variations on "Boston" Rob Mariano no doubt has reality producers salivating.

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