The Jerry Springer Show is a television tabloid talk show hosted by Jerry Springer, a former politician, broadcast in the United States and other countries. It is videotaped at the NBC Tower studios of WMAQ-TV in Chicago and is distributed by NBC Universal, although it is not currently broadcast on any NBC-owned stations. It has been broadcasted in syndication during the high morning, afternoon, and late night hours of many TV stations since the early 1990s.