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Maury 

The Maury Povich Show (original title)
Day by day, Maury and his producers invite guests to the show. The audience participates and put questions to the guests. This talk-show is different from many of its peers by handling ... See full summary »
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Airs Mon. Apr. 22, 11:00 AM on CW

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1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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Maury Povich ...  Himself - Host 1,508 episodes, 1991-2019
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Storyline

Day by day, Maury and his producers invite guests to the show. The audience participates and put questions to the guests. This talk-show is different from many of its peers by handling topics that are more sensitive and "private." Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1991 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show used to feature themes such as family reunions, makeovers, conquering phobias, rebellious teens, celebrity guests, and fulfilling wishes for disabled or dying guests, among other things. See more »

Quotes

Host: The lie detector determined that was a lie.
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Connections

Referenced in 30 Rock: Game Over (2013) See more »

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Maury is a man of tact
10 May 2005 | by susanclarkwilsonSee all my reviews

I've seen so many of these shows, which underscore the seedier side of American lives, but Maury Povich treats his visitors with greater tact and gentleness than any of the others (except, perhaps, Oprah).

Yes, he deals with exactly the same 'Trailer Trash' elements as other shows AND he hosts those bizarre 'Is this person male or female?' shows, yet he also introduces Zoo animals for underprivileged children to meet and learn about.

With great sensitivity, he interviews people whose lives have taken an incredible turn - for example, the brave young man who lost about half his skull and brain when he was shot in his uncle's hardware store.

He also introduces his viewers to people who are living their lives through amazing adversity (I will never forget his programme about Tourette's Syndrome).

Through all of this, Maury treats his guests with the utmost courtesy and seems to wholly empathise with them. Oh, I know he's an old hand in the world of reporting, but other 'chat' show hosts don't use such discretion and consideration.

There are bound to be detractors, but this small corner of England shouts 'Rock On, MoPo!!'


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