The Pauly D Project
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Gerard "Big Jerry" Gialanella, Jason "JROC" Craig, Paul "Pauly D" DelVecchio, Ryan Labbe and Michael "Biggie" Morgan (from left)
  • Pauly D
  • Gerard "Big Jerry" Gialanella
  • Jason "JROC" Craig
  • Michael "Biggie" Morgan
  • Ryan Labbe
Theme music composerPauly D (feat. Dash)
Opening theme"Night of My Life"
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12
Executive producers
ProducerAdam Leber
Running time20 to 22 minutes
Production companies
Original networkMTV
Original releaseMarch 29 (2012-03-29) –
June 14, 2012 (2012-06-14)
RelatedJersey Shore

The Pauly D Project is an American reality television series that aired on MTV. The series debuted on March 29, 2012[1][2] and concluded on June 14, 2012.

Production history

On April 7, 2011, MTV announced it had picked up two Jersey Shore spin-off shows featuring cast members Pauly D, JWoww and Snooki, picking up twelve episodes of each show. SallyAnn Salsano of 495 Productions was the executive producer of both spin-offs. They later announced the cast additions of nightclub owners Jason "JROC" Craig and Ryan Labbe.[3][4]

On August 3, 2012, MTV announced that Snooki & JWoww had been renewed for a second season, but The Pauly D Project was canceled.[5]



No.TitleOriginal air dateUS viewers
1"Hello Pressure! I'm Pauly D."March 29, 2012 (2012-03-29)2.90[6]
This series follows "Jersey Shore" star Pauly Delvecchio as he pursues his DJ dreams. In the premiere, Pauly D. brings his hometown pals along on a trip to Las Vegas, where he auditions to become the resident DJ at the Palms Casino.
2"The Suite Life"April 5, 2012 (2012-04-05)1.72[7]
Pauly and his crew move into their Las Vegas suite. On their first night out, Ryan has a meltdown, possibly putting Pauly's residency at the Palms in jeopardy.
3"Fools Rush In"April 12, 2012 (2012-04-12)1.67[8]
Pauly has trouble finding love in Las Vegas; Jerry and Biggie try to persuade Ryan to lay off the alcohol for the sake of Pauly's career.
4"The Ring Toss"April 19, 2014 (2014-04-19)1.54[9]
Pauly gets mixed up with a married woman in the Las Vegas club scene. Meanwhile, Biggie tells the guys he wants to propose to Mary Jane.
5"The Troops Are Here!"April 26, 2012 (2012-04-26)1.24[10]
Pauly is asked to perform at an Army base for troops being deployed to Afghanistan.
6"Where the Heart Is"May 3, 2012 (2012-05-03)1.30[11]
The guys return home to Rhode Island and Pauly surprises an ailing fan. Also: Biggie makes a big decision; Jerry goes on a date; Pauly visits his ex-girlfriend.
7"Spirits & Angels"May 10, 2012 (2012-05-10)1.11[12]
Back in Vegas, the boys try to trick Biggie into going to a strip club, which could get him into trouble with MJ. Meanwhile, Angel pays Pauly a surprise visit.
8"Spin City"May 17, 2012 (2012-05-17)1.21[13]
Biggie becomes irritated with Ryan after he gives Pauly alcohol before his set. Meanwhile, Pauly's ex Angel enjoys her time in Vegas.
9"A Good Impression"May 24, 2012 (2012-05-24)0.88[14]
Now that he has the ring, Biggie asks MJ's parents' permission to marry their daughter. Meanwhile, Pauly gets invited to have his hands imprinted at Planet Hollywood in New York City.
10"Cents and the City"May 31, 2012 (2012-05-31)1.01[15]
Pauly meets with 50 Cent's record label. Later, the guys return to Rhode Island and Pauly is asked to perform at a major concert.
11"Divas, Diamonds and D..."June 7, 2012 (2012-06-07)1.03[16]
The guys travel to Puerto Rico, where Pauly will open for Britney Spears. While there, they celebrate Jerry's birthday, and Biggie prepares to propose.
12"PD Was Here"June 14, 2012 (2012-06-14)1.09[17]
Biggie finally asks Mary Jane to marry him on the gang's last night in Puerto Rico. Back in Rhode Island, Pauly contemplates his future and surprises students at his old high school by performing at their winter dance.


  1. ^ "'Jersey Shore' Pauly D's new show 'Pauly D Project' to debut March 29". Digital Spy. February 9, 2012. Retrieved February 12, 2012.
  2. ^ "MTV to Premiere "Punk'd" & "The Pauly D Project" on Thursday, March 29 at 10PM ET/PT". thefutoncritic. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Pauly D Project — Cast Bios". MTV. Retrieved May 7, 2013.
  4. ^ "Clique Hospitality brings the next wave of nightlife to the Palms". Retrieved August 10, 2018.
  5. ^ Kubicek, John (August 3, 2012). "MTV Renews 'Snooki and Jwoww,' Sets 'Jersey Shore' Season 6 Premiere Date". BuddyTV.
  6. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda. "Thursday Cable Ratings: NBA Basketball, 'Punk'd', 'Pauly D Project', 'Swamp People' + More". TV By the Number. Retrieved March 30, 2012.
  7. ^ Bibel, Sara. "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Swamp People' Wins Night, 'Mudcats', 'Punk'd', 'Pauly D Project', 'Impractical Jokers' & More". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved April 6, 2012.
  8. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings:’Swamp People’ Wins Night, ‘Punk’d’, ‘Sold!’, ‘Sweet Genius’, ‘Pauly D Project’, ‘Chopped’ & More - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers
  9. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings: ‘Swamp People’ ‘Punk’d’, ‘Sold!’, ‘Real Housewives ATL’, NBA Basketball + Premiere of ‘Kathy’ & More - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers
  10. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings: NFL Draft Dominates + ‘SportsCenter’, ‘Swamp People’, ‘Pauly D Project’, & More - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers
  11. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings:NBA Playoffs Win Night, ‘Swamp People’, ‘Impractical Jokers’, ‘Pauly D Project’, ‘Eagleheart’, ‘Don’t Be Tardy For The Wedding’ & More - Ratings | TVbyt...
  12. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, + ‘Swamp People’, ‘Inside the NBA Playoffs’, ‘Pauly D Project’, ‘Kathy’ & More - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers
  13. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, ‘Swamp People’, ‘Ax Men’, ‘Pauly D Project’, ‘Eagleheart’, ‘Don’t Be Tardy For The Wedding’ & More - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers
  14. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs + ‘SportsCenter’, ‘Swamp People’, ‘Men at Work’, ‘Ax Men’, ‘Don’t be Tardy for the Wedding’, ‘Sweet Genius’ + More - Ratings | TVbytheNumb...
  15. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Win Night, ‘Swamp People’, ‘Mountain Men’, ‘Men at Work’, ‘Don’t Be Tardy For the Wedding’,’Eagleheart’ & More - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers
  16. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings: Heats/Celtics Beat ‘Swamp People’ + ‘Mountain Men’, ‘Men at Work’, ‘Don’t Be Tardy for the Wedding’ - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers
  17. ^ Thursday Cable Ratings: Heats/Celtics Beat ‘Swamp People’ + ‘Mountain Men’, ‘Men at Work’, ‘Don’t Be Tardy for the Wedding’ - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers