The Critics Have Spoken: The 25 Worst TV Shows Ever To Hit The Small Screen


1. The Jerry Springer Show

Dubbed by one TV reviewer as “the worst show in the history of television,” The Jerry Springer Show had a surprisingly long run. Since it debuted in the fall of 1991, The Jerry Springer Show aired for 27 seasons, and over 3,800 episodes of over-the-top altercations.

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For a show with episodes titled “A Man Marries a Horse,” “Your Groom Is A Cheater,” and “I’m Leaving My Baby Mama,” we’re not quite sure that anyone would expect high-brow programming from The Jerry Springer Show. Even Springer himself has said, “I would never watch my show,” so take those reviews as you will, and watch with discretion.