“The Jerry Springer Show” aired its final new episode in July 2018. You can read on to learn about the show’s former ticketing process.
If you think the antics on “The Jerry Springer Show” are fun to watch on TV, wait until you see it live and in-person. As with most popular talk shows, tickets to a taping of the show are free. You will, however, need to be patient and be ready to wait in line to ensure your spot in the Connecticut audience.
“The Jerry Springer Show” is taped on Mondays and Tuesdays, with multiple shows throughout the two days. The studio is located at the Stamford Media Center in Stamford, Connecticut, only 45 minutes outside of New York City.
Requesting tickets is extremely easy, but you need to understand that they’re not actually given out until the day of the show. The hardest part of this experience is getting in line soon enough to score the tickets and get a seat. As you might imagine, Springer has many fans, so plan your day accordingly. Here’s what to do:
- Request tickets online via “Springer’s” online submission form. Be ready to fill out your name, address, email, and phone along with the date and time you’d like to attend the show.
- Tickets are not mailed but provided at the door on a first-come, first-serve basis at Jerry Springer’s studios at 307 Atlantic Street in Stamford, Connecticut. The line begins to form early, but the show will not advise you as to how early. Instead, they say to “use your own judgment as to the best arrival time.”
- You are required to stay for the entire taping (seating is random inside the studio), which most likely will last 2 to 3 hours so make sure you block that time completely out of your schedule.
NOTE: Audiences are often overbooked and admission is not guaranteed, even if you have a ticket. Tickets are transferable, so if you’re unable to attend you can give them away. They will just need to give the original ticket holder’s name at the door.
“The Jerry Springer Show” offers a variety of tickets, all of which are free. Beyond “general” tickets, you can also sign up for group, college bus, and New York City shuttle bus tickets. They even have “Celebrate'”tickets with VIP experiences for audience members planning a special occasion.
To qualify as an audience member you must be aware of the following:
- Audience members must be 18 years or older.
- Bring a government photo ID to be admitted and prepare to pass through security and a metal detector.
- While you are advised not to bring cell phones, pagers, luggage, backpacks, large shopping bags, sharp metal objects, firearms, wallet chains, mace, or bottles of any kind with any fluid in them, you can bring a camera. Photography is allowed only after the taping, however.
- There is a dress code and it’s enforced. It’s best to go with business casual, though. Do not wear t-shirts, jerseys, sweatshirts, sweatpants, sports attire, tank tops, all white outfits, costumes, or hats. Make sure your clothes have no logos, brand names, or decals. Breaking these rules can block you from entering the studio.