“Jersey Shore” Cast Closer To Season 2 Deal With MTV

Snooki, The Situation, and the rest of the foul-mouthed gang from Season One of MTV’s Jersey Shore are on course to keep their fists pumping for another season, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The cast, who have been locked in a bitter salary dispute with network executives for nearly a week, and thrilled that MTV has stepped up its offer to $10,000 an episode. Agreements could be reached by week’s end for another season of MTV’s breakout hit, The Reporter says.

Despite initially threatening to replace the burgeoning reality stars with a new crop of guidos and guidettes, MTV is anxious to get the cast signed and shooting a new season to debut in July or August.