Controversial talk shows have been becoming a genre nowadays as fans love enjoying various controversies related to politics, entertainment, and celebrities. So, all talk show fans must be aware of The Jerry Springer Show, which created a huge impact on American society from 1991 to 2018. But have you ever been fascinated about where this amazing talk show was taped and why the stage where the guest and Jerry Springer used to argue was so vibrant and lively?
Well, Jerry Springer’s looks and facade of the stage were designed in a way that would attract more audience to the live show and more viewers to the screens. With all the controversial topics that Jerry Springer used to discuss, his show gradually began receiving huge fame all around that until 2018, there were 27 seasons and over 5000 episodes to the Jerry Springer Show were already released. So what Jerry Springer’s show is all about?
The Jerry Springer Show used to air in multiple segments, which included arguments, often heated. At the beginning of each episode, Jerry used to come on stage, explain the topic of discussion and welcome the guests as all of the topics were so controversial. With every discussion, the arguments are sometimes used to get converted into violence. Even audiences were given a chance to ask certain questions to the guests.
In the year 1991, when The Jerry Springer Show debuted, it received negative reviews from critics. However, the talk show significantly grew in popularity in the subsequent seasons, even though it had mixed reviews. Soon, The Jerry Springer Show was adapted in Belgium, France, Greece, India, Russia, Thailand, and the UK. Additionally, various spin-off shows of Jerry Springer Show, such as Too Hot For TV and The Springer Show, were released in the USA and the UK.
The Jerry Springer Show: Filming Locations
The controversial talk show host, Jerry Springer, died at the age of 79. Jerry Springer has created a big mark on the American news industry, so every one of his fans wants to remember all the moments from his world-famous show and wants to know where it is taped. It is exciting to know that there was no fixed location for the Jerry Springer show. From 1991 to 2009, Jerry Springer Show was used to get filmed in Chicago, and from 2009 to 2018, the set was moved to Stamford, Connecticut.
Chicago, United States
Since 1991, The Jerry Springer Show has been produced by Multimedia INC and used broadcasted through the American news channel NBC. So, even the shooting of The Jerry Springer Show happened in the NBC tower based in Chicago in the United States. This NBC tower is used for many prominent talk shows such as iVillage Live (2007), The Jenny Jones Show (1991), The Steve Wikos Show (2007), Judge Mathis (2009), and Kwik Witz (1997).
The exact location of the NBC tower is 454 North Columbus which is located in downtown Chicago. This whole area is known for various businesses, start-ups, and technology. Additionally, if you ever visit there, do not forget to click some Insta-worthy pictures at Streeterville Neighbourhood and find peace of your mind at Lake Michigan. Additionally, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, and Grant Park are the must-visit places in downtown Chicago that you can look forward to.
The NBC Tower is one of the significant headquarters of NBC, where all the production work of the shows happen. The Jerry Springer show was filmed in the studio situated in this tower. However, the details about the exact studio were kept discreet from the public. When you visit the NBC tower, you might not get an entry under the building, but you can visit the premises, and if you are fortunate, you also might be able to see your favorite host from the NBC TV channel.
Chicago’s NBC Tower was one of the taping locations of The Jerry Springer Show, and the other one is Stamford, based in Connecticut. In 2009, the production moved to Stamford, and until the end of the talk show, all the seasons were filmed here. The name of theatre where the rest of the seasons of Jerry Springer’s talk show were filmed is Rich Forum Theatre, which is also known as “Rich Forum For The Performing Arts.”
Rich Forum is not an ancient theatre, but it is more modern, designed in the year 1926 to make it a movie hub. However, because of certain renovations, this theatre became the perfect place to hold live shows and talk shows. So, now, Rich Forum Theatre has been converted into Television Studio, where many good talks show such as The Moury Povich Show and Steve Wilkos Show have been taped here.
Many of the prominent talk shows by NBC are now transferred to Rich Forum Theatre from the NBC Tower. The exact location of this theatre is 307 Atlantic Street, located in Downtown Stamford. This theatre is surrounded by various entertainment and cultural venues. So, if you ever visit this place, do not forget to visit Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Cove Island Park, Stamford Harbour Point, Stamford Center For The Arts, and Stamford History Center.