Geordie Shore is a British reality television series. It is broadcast on MTV. Geordie Shore is based in Newcastle upon Tyne. It was first broadcast on 24 May 2011. Geordie Shore is the British version of the American show Jersey Shore. "Geordie" is the regional nickname and dialect given to the people of the Tyneside area of North East England. It is closely associated with the city of Newcastle upon Tyne where the show is set. However the show includes cast members from various parts of North East England.