Credit: Ethan Miller/ Getty Images Photo: Pauly D Smiles at the Vanity Nightclub in the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas on December 31, 2011

Spin-offs are here! Pauly D's long-awaited Jersey Shore spin-off finally has a premiere date and an official name. Let the fist-pumping commence.

The Pauly D Project (not Delvecchio, as previously reported), will follow Pauly's pursuit of DJ stardom as well s the playful antics of his every day life. The show will premiere on March 29, 2012 on MTV at 10:30 pm ET/P, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Those of you who went to mark your calenders immediately will note that yes, that is a Thursday. This spin-off, which is paired with the newly revived Punk'd at 10 pm, should help fill the Jersey Shore shaped whole in your TV schedule after Season 5 ends.

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Jersey Shore airs Thursdays at 10 pm ET/PT on MTV.

Source: Entertainment Weekly