Another of the shows that pioneered the "infotainment" genre, blurring the boundaries between news programming and scripted entertainment. Host Maury Povich presented viewers with news segments primarily focused on sex scandals, drugs, religious cults, and whatever else was considered to be the terror of the day. Little research or follow-up was done, and the main goal was to keep audiences titilated. Written by
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It was featured in the movie Dumb and dumber. See more
Referenced in Lie to Me: Pilot