The original bad-mouthed, outrageously entertaining and alarming moreish TV show is back. Yes, Geordie Shore has returned to MTV.

Geordie Shore has been grabbing the headlines since it first aired in 2011 thanks to the shows instantly recognisable larger than life characters.

Icons such as Scotty T, Charlotte Crosby and Vicky Pattison all went on to further stardom, including trips to the Celebrity Big Brother house and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here jungle.

The 16th season has started – and it’s bound to be absolute carnage.

When is Geordie Shore on and on what channel?

The next episode of Geordie Shore starts TONIGHT (Tuesday, 27, February, 2018) on MTV at 10pm.

The latest season kicked off on January 9 and will last for eight episodes,

What happens on Geordie Shore?

Well, this is a hard one to explain.

If you’re from the U.S.A, the show is easily explained as Britain’s spinoff of Jersey Shore. If you’re from anywhere else on the planet, it probably just looks like televised madness.

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The show follows a huge group of housemates who spend their summer either drinking, partying or getting into rows.

Largely based in Newcastle, these Geordies are living proof of an alcohol-only diet.

Can I apply to live in the house?

Depends how good your Geordie accent is.

No, really, applications for the latest series have been put to bed.

However, if you want to be in with a chance of living it up the party house next season simply follow the Geordie Shore Casting page on Facebook here.

Who are the cast of Geordie Shore Series 16?

Regulars and newbies include Sam Gowland, Chloe Ferry, Scotty T and a few big name surprises.

Read this article to find out more about the full cast of Geordie Shore and a little bit about their personalities – aka how much they can drink.