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'Jersey Shore'

Producers Looking to Phase Out

The Situation & Snooki

3/24/2012 7:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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With Snooki pregnant and The Situation getting sober, the people behind "Jersey Shore" are FREAKED the show will lose its sex-crazed alcohol-fueled edge -- so they're looking to phase the two out ... in favor of newer, wilder castmates.

MTV released a statement earlier this week -- following news Sitch was seeking substance abuse treatment -- claiming the network expects the entire cast to return for Season 6 ... but sources close to 495 Productions tell TMZ, the production company is currently looking for new talent.

According to sources, 495 desperately wants to keep things fresh -- and folding in new castmates will help transition the show into a new generation ... while still keeping old fans hooked.

We're told 495 plans to limit Snooki and The Situation's roles on the new season -- giving new cast members more screen time instead.

The show is set to begin filming this summer. 495 had no comment.

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106.

shar    

I am proud to say I have never, ever, ever, watched the show, but I certainly have heard of the characters. Letterman, Leno, etc. I cannot believe they have a show but isn't the whole reason for the show is to watch Snooki and the Situation make idiots of themselves??? But regardless of how bad they are... the fans are worst because they are the reason the show is on...

905 days ago
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m1ghtymouse25    

thats stupid if they leave the show nobodys going to watch it

905 days ago
108.

frank    

The Sitch had better be investing his money rather than blowing it on partying and Lamborghinis.

I foresee "he is broke" in the near future.

A fool and his money are soon parted.

905 days ago
109.

mekayla21    

they need to get a whole new cast every season so things like this dont happen!

905 days ago
110.

samikew    

I am happy because besides Vinny and Pauly, they are all boring as hell!!! I have heard so many people say the same thing. This was a good show but everyone on here became boring and in relationships. GET A NEW CREW to save the show BUT KEEP PAULY AND VINNY.

905 days ago
111.

naepooh    

Keep Snookie........good riddance to Mike he is too much of a cry baby and trouble maker. Maybe Jionni will kick his ass if he starts crap with Snooki. Ya don't mess with a pregnant woman and get away with it!!!!! Maybe this season we will get the honor of seeing Mike kiss the pavement!!! Much over-due if ya ask me!!!!! He is one "UGLY" looking POPEYE!!!!!!!

878 days ago
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susan b costa    

"1STD One Direction sex disease scare: Problems Down Under?Source The Sun author Caoline Mcguire pub April 21,2012. Two of the boys cuddled w/a koala in Brisbane Australia. They may have contracted chlamydia (the koala peed on them.

876 days ago
113.

Quesia    

If they take out the situation and snooki, the show won't even be as good. If anything they need to take Ron & Sam out. They're nobodies.

862 days ago
114.

Mikethegreat    

Mikes career is over.. The whole house hates him.. He lost his endorsments.. His clock is ticking !!! Tick tock Mike!! Your so ****ing corny.. Vinny has passed you in popularity!!! It's gotta be killing you that Pauly is the ****ing man!! Now that man will always have money! Your moneys about to vanish.. Hope your saving and not getting ****ed up

855 days ago
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Shaquanna (Lil'Bit)    

Hey, my name is shaquanna nick name lil'bit iam a very good entertainer,whild, an always up to have fun if your are lookin for new talent to rock your show off the map iam your girl,so i say lets have fun 'jersey Shore' an who gives a damn about a hatter.......

755 days ago
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