After 31 years, Maury Povich is retiring at 83, He just recorded his final episode. The last original episodes of “Maury” are set for broadcast in September.
The show Premiered in 1991, 30 seasons, over 3,600 episodes. 10% of the time the guy was “Not the Father”.
The most amount of men ever tested for 1 child was 17 men. Sholonda appeared on the ‘Maury’ Show 19 times and they never found out who the father was.
Povich was a television journalist before going into the talk show world, While in Los Angeles, his co-anchor was journalist Connie Chung, whom he married in 1984.
The “The Maury Povich Show” started in 1991 then shortened the name to just ‘Maury’ in 1998.
It was recorded on the same set as Jerry Springer. It took 3 hours to change the set over.
Povich only worked two days a week and made an estimated $13 million a year.
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