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'Party Down South' Cast

We Want More Money Bitches!

2/16/2014 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0214-party-down-south-01CMT has BIG MONEY trouble ... as in the cast of their highest rated show "Party Down South" wants more of it -- and won't film another second of footage until they get it.

TMZ has learned the 'PDS' gang is in talks with a high profile management team to negotiate a new deal before filming resumes next month. The show premiered in January, and is already a runaway hit for CMT.

Sources close to the deal say the 8 cast members are making a paltry $500 per episode -- but in order to tape the show they have to take time off from their real jobs ... so they're struggling.

One source says the cast isn't looking for "Jersey Shore" money, they just want to live a little more comfortably.

Translation: New beer bongs, please.

FUN FACT: The producers of 'PDS' also created 'Jersey' ... and faced a similar sitch with Sitch and co. Good news for the 'Party' kids -- the 'JS' cast was making 6 figures per episode at the end of their run.

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MrHarryBawls2016    

Douche in the blue shorts trying to push down his "chubby".

250 days ago
2.

christy    

They took several weeks off to film for 6-8 episodes! Crazy ppl wanting to be on tv!

250 days ago
3.

Yurra Knutz    

Sorry, you signed contracts sooo...
Back to work Bitches!!

250 days ago
4.

user name    

The show is funny... just sayin!!!

249 days ago
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cabuchholz73    

What the @*&%@& is this??? Wow time to re-evaluate your priorities America

249 days ago
6.

Me    

Never heard of it but the shirtless guy in the back with his arm around his mom is kind of cute.

249 days ago
7.

trini_angel    

So easy to make money in America.....just act the fool!! Thank u Kardashians for paving the way -_-

249 days ago
8.

Good riddance!    

Sounds like that other Redneck Reality show, whatever the hell it was called? Yeah, like that worked out so well for that bunch.

"Don't worry about all those bloodstains. Just stand right there and everything will be Juuuust fine!

249 days ago
9.

Cool Breeze    

Money for what? Acting like azzholes ?

249 days ago
10.

Pablo Escabar    

Dont give them s nickle more..they too can be replaced.

249 days ago
11.

Matt    

I haven't seen a single episode

249 days ago
12.

honkey wienerfart    

Maybe they should talk to some of the spambots on here about making some spare cash (or losing what little they have)!

249 days ago
13.

Miss k    

Why watch a show that's has the concept of jersey shore , just different back ground setting

249 days ago
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bmsvds    

Why don't the chunky guys have their shirts off?

249 days ago
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bmsvds    

These folks don't have regular jobs. Their Moms want their rent money.

249 days ago
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