‘Jersey Shore’ Stars Vinny Guadagnino & Pauly Delvecchio to Star in New MTV Dating Show ‘Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D & Vinny’

“Date us oh yeeeeeeah!”

Yeeeeah, buddy!

MTV announced on Friday that ‘Jersey Shore’ stars Pauly DelVecchio — AKA DJ Pauly D — and Vinny Guadagnino are set to star in their own dating spinoff!

The two single guidos’ new show, Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D & Vinny, will see 20 girls trying to win the boys’ hearts!

While it’s been rather amusing to watch Pauly and Vinny’s “bromance” relationship unfold over the last decade — they literally got married on a recent episode of Jersey Shore Family Vacation — we can’t help but hope the Keto Guido and his BFF finally find the guidettes of their dreams.

While details on the guys’ new show are scarce, it appears that ‘Double Shot’ will work sort of like The Bachelor, with the girls competing for Vinny and Pauly’s love and affection (not to mention TV time) during on-air dates. The boys will also have to win over the women.

“Let me know if you guys need some relationship advice! I’m stellar at relationships, you know! “

“Each episode, the contestants will face off against one another hoping to avoid the elimination ceremony while the boys must also compete for the affection of the contestants as well – making this reality-dating show unlike any other,” a press release from MTV reads.

(Not sure if creator SallyAnn Salsano is reading this, but if so, may we humbly suggest that the boys hand out bottles of hair gel instead of roses?)

Hair Gel Pauly D is way cooler than a red rose. Just sayin’…

While some of Pauly and Vinny’s ‘Jersey Shore’ co-stars are happily married, dating has not been going well for either one of them. Vinny has been single since he split with Elicea Shyann in April 2018. He was in a relationship with Elicea during the filming of ‘Family Vacation’ Season 1.

“I love her. She’s a great girl. Long distance — she’s in California and I live in New York. It’s just too hard to keep up,” he previously told Us Weekly. “I don’t regret anything. I really care about the girl. A simple girl from California.”

Pauly previously found love on Season 1 of E!’s Famously Single, when he met Aubrey O’Day. The couple started dating in February 2016 but split in July 2017, despite going on Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars.  

“[My co-stars are] so happy that I’m not in that relationship anymore and so am I,” he told Page Six back in September, adding that he felt like he “dodged a bullet.”

As we’ve seen on the ‘Jersey Shore’ reboot, Pauly sometimes sounds ready to settle down — though he’s living his best life in the meantime.

The boys took to social media to share their excitement about ‘Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D & Vinny.’

“Excited to announce Me and my boyfriend @djpaulyd are getting our own crazy reality dating competition show! This is gonna be good …” the Staten Island native wrote on Instagram.

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Oh Yeahhhhh Dating Show Yeahhhhhhh!!!!!! @mtv

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Pauly, in classic Pauly D fashion, also shared the news on Instagram, writing, “Oh Yeahhhhh Dating Show Yeahhhhhhh!!!!!!”

‘Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D & Vinny’ is set to air sometime this year on MTV. 

(Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images, MTV, Instagram)

11 Responses


  1. Vinny, you forgot to mention the fact you basically cheated on Elicea on Family Vacation 1.

    I love how they are all acting like they are single forever, LOL. I mean, I love these two guys but I would never date either of them. But that’s just my opinion.


  2. So random….I was just thinking about the old A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila’s ole crazy self, and Double Shot at Love with the Icki twins….I’m sure Pauly and Vinny are going to be way more entertaining than the Icki twins were.


      1. Crazy you say that! I looked her up a little bit ago and you’re absolutely right..she’s certifiable…and is raising 2 kids! One minute she’s racist, the next she’s a nazi, the next she’s a satanist, and right now her name is Tornado Thien, and she’s this big lover of God…I use to love her season of A Shot at Love, she was really pretty and entertaining, but now she needs to be evaluated and medicated, and I’m not even trying to be funny.


  3. I LIVE for a trashy dating show. Part of me wants them to take it really serious, but that doesn’t make good TV. I hope it’s as entertaining as ones like “A Shot Of Love” or “I Love NY”.


    1. They don’t make the dating reality shows like they use to….the ones from the early 2000’s on Vh1 were reality TV GOLD…Flavor of Love, I Love NY, Daisy of Love, Rock of Love, I Love Money, For the Love of Ray J, Real Chance of Love…I hate that they had to prematurely stop airing Megan Wants a Millionaire.


  4. Not sure if anyone else has traveled into the reality tv gutter like I have for the basement affair with frank from I love ny but I pray to god they film this in the jersey shore house. No mansion. A bunch of crazy women sharing a few tiny rooms! Talk about drama!

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