Lonely Planet Writer

Local authorities campaign to block ‘Ibiza Shore’ reality TV show

News of an Ibiza version of the popular Jersey Shore and Geordie Shore reality TV franchise has been greeted with dismay by the island’s local authorities, who claim the programme will promote a negative image of the island to millions of potential visitors.

The white sandy shores of Ibiza.
The white sandy shores of Ibiza. Image by Philip Larson / CC BY-SA 2.0

The show would involve parachuting eight Shore cast members into a house on the island for a summer of raucous fun; filming was due to begin in August. Ibiza’s local president said the type of debauched antics the programme is famous for are stereotypes the island has been working very hard to dispel in recent years. Read more: theguardian.com