Rules and Regulations

It is the ticket holder’s responsibility to share this information with your entire party. We have the right to deny anyone who does not follow show guidelines. 

What should I bring?

All audience members must be at least 18 years old. Everyone in your party must present a valid government identification card with proof of age. Your ID must have a photo, your name, and birth date. Acceptable forms of identification include: State issued driver's license, State ID, Military ID, or Passport. Facebook and other social networking sites cannot be used as a valid form of ID. Faxing a picture of your ID is also not permitted.

How do I get to the studio?

With exception of our College Bus, audience members are responsible for their own transportation to and from our studio. The Jerry Springer Show does not reimburse for travel expenses or lost wages.

For driving directions to the studio, click here.
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Is there parking near the studio?

Parking is located in the rear of the Rich Forum Theater on Tresser Boulevard. Cash and credit cards are accepted for parking fees. Parking costs $1.00 per hour or $10.00 for the entire day. We suggest paying for the entire day. This is a municipal parking lot. Any issues should be directed to the number on your parking ticket.

How long will I be at the show?

You are required to stay for the entire taping of the show. This does not include additional time spent in line if you choose to arrive early. Audience members who attend must agree to stay for the entire duration of the taping or entry will be denied.

What is not allowed at the studio?

Video cameras, large bags, backpacks, sharp metal objects, firearms, mace, or any other bottles that contain fluid are not allowed at the studio. No recording devices of any kind are permitted. Pictures may only be taken BEFORE and AFTER the show.       

What should I wear to the taping?

Dress to impress, you will be seen on TV! Solid, jewel toned colors (blue, red, green, purple etc.) look best on camera! No hats, doo-rags, fitted caps or bandanas will be allowed in the studio. DO NOT WEAR ANYTHING WITH A LOGO, DECAL, or BRAND NAME on it. If your clothing is deemed inappropriate, you may be asked to turn it inside out. Coats/jackets must be removed before taping begins. We have the right to deny anyone who does not follow these guidelines

Will there be a metal detector? 

Yes. For your safety, all audience members will be screened by security and will go through a metal detector. Please notify our staff of any medical conditions.

If I am disabled, is there anything I need to know?

If you or anyone in your party is disabled, please let us know when we offer you tickets so that we can make reasonable accommodations.

Will there be food or drinks available?

There is a soda and vending machine located in our audience holding room. There are water fountains as well. We are not responsible for money lost due to these machines. We also cannot make change for these machines.

If I cannot attend, can I give the tickets to a friend of family member?

Yes, tickets are TRANSFERABLE. Please make sure the new ticket holder gives the original ticket holder's name to claim the tickets.