|Nicole "Snooki Polizzi" will be taking lots
of bathroom photos in her new Jersey Shore
houseflipping show on FYI. Photo from Facebook
Jersey Shore's Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, along with her husband Jionni, are taking a few of these on as projects in their new show, Nicole and Jionni's Shore Flip.
Hoping to capitalize on the mesmerizing and successful trend of home makeovers shows, they're taking on the challenge as a husband and wife team.
"His dream was to flip houses," Nicole told NY Live, "and we fell in love with it. "It makes sense to do it down the shore because Sandy hit. It's a good purpose. We're helping our friends."
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Jionni does the heavy stuff, and Nicole will be doing this decorating, though she admits, "I'm not a professional decorator. I am a DIY queen". However, she says, in rebuilding homes, "We both get dirty.".
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Nicole will also be seen on the next installment of Celebrity Apprentice.
For more on the show you can read the official press release:
SERIES WILL FOLLOW NICOLE "SNOOKI" POLIZZI AND JIONNI LAVALLE AS THEY TAKE ON THE HOUSE FLIPPING BUSINESS ALONG THE JERSEY SHORE
EIGHT ONE-HOUR EPISODES TO PREMIERE IN EARLY 2016
NEW YORK, November 18, 2015 - FYI has ordered the new original series, "Nicole & Jionni's Shore Flip," from Entertainment One (eOne), it was announced today by Gena McCarthy, Senior Vice President of Programming and Development for FYI. Nicole Polizzi, reality TV personality turned interior design maven and entrepreneur, will star alongside her husband, Jionni Lavalle, as they start a new business together flipping homes on the New Jersey shore. Production has already begun on eight one-hour episodes, with the series slated to premiere in early 2016.
"Millennials have grown up with Nicole, and we're excited to now partner with her and Jionni as they start their first business flipping homes together," said McCarthy. "With Nicole's crafty and creative ideas and Jionni's background as a contractor and builder, this series combines renovation, design, and family comedy in a unique docu-series approach to the home makeover genre."
"With spending so many summers growing up at the shore, and then finding love there with Jionni, we couldn't think of a more perfect place to start our business together," said Polizzi. "Jionni has always wanted to flip houses, and with my love for interior design and do-it-yourself crafts, this project is a dream come true. We are excited to bring our passions to television and can't wait for our fans to see us on this new journey."
"Nicole & Jionni's Shore Flip" will follow the couple, along with their family and close friends, as they undertake their first business venture into flipping a home together. This will be no walk on the beach, as viewers will see Nicole and Jionni juggle the day-to-day challenges of undertaking a massive home renovation and design, on top of managing additional work endeavors and the equally as demanding job of raising two young children. With their own money and reputations on the line, viewers will see Nicole and Jionni do what it takes to complete the home renovation and flip a profit.
"Nicole & Jionni's Shore Flip" is produced by eOne for FYI. Executive producers for eOne are John Morayniss, Tara Long and Mark Herwick. Nicole Polizzi, Jionni Lavalle, Antranig Balian and Cameron Kadison also serve as executive producers. Executive producers for FYI are Gena McCarthy, James Bolosh and Lauren Wohl.
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