Jerry Springer

1991, TV Show


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When Downton Abbey's third season premiered earlier this month, it netted 7.9 million viewers, up 96 percent from the Season 2 premiere and earning larger audiences that week than home-country hits such as The Bachelor, The Biggest Loser and New Girl. So what exactly is it about a British period drama that has Americans in a tizzy? breaks down the six biggest reasons why... read more

VIDEO: Anderson Cooper Serves Ranch Dressing to Courteney Cox — Is He Trying Too Hard?

Anderson Cooper and Courteney Cox

Courteney Cox believes that "everything is better" with ranch dressing, but that may not be the case with Anderson Cooper.

On Tuesday's Anderson, Cooper surprises the Cougar Town star with a huge bowl of her favorite salad condiment ...
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Jerry Springer Gets "Feel-Good" with Baggage

Baggage - Jerry Springer

When Jerry Springer compares the Game Show Network's dating show, Baggage, to The Jerry Springer Show, he is just as forthcoming as the contestants on his new show have to be.

"The biggest difference is the people on Baggage have teeth... read more

Price Is Right Update, Scrubs and More Short Cuts

Drew Carey by Craig Blankenhorn/CBS

According to the New York Daily News and as of today, Drew Carey is the front-runner to take over The Price Is Right — pending the success of his Power of 10, premiering next month.... What fall series has you counting the minutes until its return? Choose from our list and vote here (bottom right).... Scrubs and Without a Trace have each been granted two-year syndication renewals.... Maury and Jerry Springer have been picked up through September 2010. Unemployed and paroled potential studio audience members cheer.... The King of Queens' Season 9 DVD set streets Sept. 25. read more

The Apprentice's Bryce Cries Fowl

Bryce Gahagan, The Apprentice

It was jingle all the way... off of NBC's The Apprentice (airing double episodes tonight, starting at 9 pm/ET) for Bryce Gahagan last week, when the 28-year-old custom-home builder got deconstructed by the Donald for, among other things, blaming the wrong teammates for Gold Rush's flunking the Arby's Chicken Naturals task. Does Bryce feel he made a bad call? And does he, like anyone, really believe Trump goes wild for fast-food roast beef? Here's what he had to tell The dominant theme for this season — more so than in other seasons — is, "Dude! You're bringing the wrong people into the boardroom."Bryce Gahagan: No, it's called integrity, and not playing into TV. I brought the right people [ read more

I know it's not like you can ...

Oprah Winfrey

Question: I know it's not like you can pick up the phone and ask her or anything, but your answer about Barbara Stock leaving Spenser and then coming back reminded me of a question that's sort of the same. How come Oprah stopped doing her book club on Oprah Winfrey, then started it up again? Did she run out of books she liked or something?

Answer: She didn't run out of books, Katie; she ran out of time — or thought she had, anyway. And I may not be able to pick up the phone and call, but luckily Oprah already talked about it in a TV Guide interview read more


Fox News firebrand Bill O'Reilly invites viewers to "Bloviate with Bill" via a contest in which six winners will receive the opportunity to debate him on The O'Reilly Factor. To enter, drop an e-mail with your discussion topic to Jerry Springer has inked a multiyear deal to continue with his talk show. Unemployed and easily agitated potential audience members rejoice.... PBS' Masterpiece Theatre, which has been without an underwriter for two years, is lobbying Oprah Winfrey to sponsor the long-running series, says the Hollywood Reporter. But are they willing to retitle the show "A Million Little Pieces Theatre"? read more

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Premiered: September 03, 1991, on Syndicated
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: The one-time newsanchor and Cincinnati mayor hosts this raucous daytime show, which often serves as a forum for guests to air their differences, not always politely. `Springer' inspired the 1998 film `Ringmaster,' starring Springer as a thinly veiled version of himself; and the 2003 award-winning British stage musical `Jerry Springer: The Opera,' which is set partially in hell.



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