Looks like $100,000 per episode doesn't stretch as far as you'd think these days.
As season four of MTV's "Jersey Shore" wraps in Florence, Italy, plans are already underway for season five. The network wants to get back to the show's down and dirty roots - they are returning to Seaside Heights, New Jersey - but the cast have no plans on scaling back their lifestyles.
In fact, they want even more.
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MTV already agreed to pay the "Shore" regulars a whopping $100,000 per person, per episode for season four, but may have to hit the bargaining table yet again.
No word on how much Snooki, The Situation, and JWoww are seeking for next season, but this will be the fifth time in four seasons the cast have renegotiated their salaries.