The first series of Geordie Shore , a British television programme based in Newcastle upon Tyne , began airing on 24 May 2011 on MTV .  The series concluded on 12 July 2011 after 6 episodes and 2 specials including a reunion show hosted by Russell Kane and an episode counting down the best bits of the series. From 23 August 2011 until 30 August 2011, 2 Magaluf specials aired on MTV ,   however these episodes are featured on the series 2 DVD .  The series included Holly's turbulent relationship with Dan coming to an end,  the beginning of Gaz and Charlotte's ongoing love/hate relationship, and Jay and Vicky's rocky relationship.  This was the only series to feature Greg Lake.