03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

MTV's "Jersey Shore": Critics Say Network Is Exploiting 'Guidos,' Stereotypes (VIDEO)

MTV has long popularized the reality television show with their "Real World" series (new season coming at you soon), but the network is under fire from Italian-Americans over its latest show "Jersey Shore." It follows the alcohol-fueled adventures of six self-described 'guidos' and 'guidettes' as they live together and party on the Jersey Shore.

Many Italian-Americans are criticizing the network for exploiting a stereotype. Let us know what you think in the comments. Will you be watching it?


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The first episode of "Jersey Shore" is below.