Sunday, January 31, 2010

Jersey Shore coming back   posted by Razib @ 1/31/2010 12:56:00 AM

They've been signed for $10,000 per episode the next go around. Years ago Joel floated the idea of using Reality TV to test theories in social science. Paying the cast of Jersey Shore this much is going to mean that they'll be under serious pressure to produce high quality "product." I assume that means they're crank up the magnitude of their "character." For example, Ronnie Magro will be under pressure to beat up more d-bags next season. "The Situation" is going to have to do the nasty with even nastier.