Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino of "Jersey Shore" fame has signed a development deal, with a pilot forthcomiing, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
According to the story, the deal is with MTV, the network that also airs "Jersey Shore." The pilot will be filmed later this year for possible pickup.
The article says, "This comes after the cable network greenlit two untitled ‘Jersey Shore’ spinoff series: one features Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi and Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley, while the second is led by Paul ‘DJ Pauly D’ Delvecchio. Both shows, expected to bow some time in 2012, center on the trio’s lives away from ‘Jersey Shore.’ "
The story also notes, " ‘Jersey Shore’ is MTV’s top-rated series of all-time; its third season averaged a 7.7 rating in the persons 12-34 demographic, up drastically from the first two seasons."