Beyond Scared Straight

Beyond Scared Straight is a new series executive produced by Arnold Shapiro and based on his Academy Award and multiple Emmy-Winning documentary "Scared Straight!," that will profile unique approaches to juvenile crime prevention in prisons around the U.S. "Scared Straight!" has become an iconic name and a cultural phenomenon over the years. The film made a huge impact - showcasing the radical and effective juvenile intervention program that took place in a New Jersey prison. Since they were created, both the prison program and the film have turned countless kids away from drugs, violence and crime. The power of the original "Scared Straight!" program has inspired dozens of inmate-run intervention programs in men's and women's prisons across the country; and this series will showcase several of them. Under the auspices of Arnold Shapiro, "Beyond Scared Straight" profiles the new appro...

Show Info

Network: United States A&E (2011 - 2015)
Schedule: Thursdays at 10:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Reality

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Lights Out!

Episode 9x11; Sep 3, 2015

The series finale features highlights from all nine seasons.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
9x11: Lights Out!Sep 3, 2015
9x10: Douglas County, GA: Buttoning ButtonsAug 27, 2015
9x09: St. Clair, IL: Lexi's Lockup Lash-OutAug 20, 2015
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