MTV has set the premiere date for season 4 of Jersey Shore to be Thursday, Aug. 4 at 10 p.m.

The cable network also announced that production on the fifth season of Jersey Shore is set to begin later this month in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

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The group led by Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi and Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino are filming the fourth season in Florence, Italy.

An hourlong special will also air Thursday, July 28 at 10 p.m., chronicling the rise of Jersey Shore from its inception.