Next Episode of Beyond Scared Straight is
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...
Five young women visit Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla, Cal., in the opener of a series in which troubled teens visit prisons where inmates reveal the harsh realities of prison life.
Five teens visit the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup.
Teens visit Corcoran State Prison in California and see what life is like in the yard.
Six teens go to the Lieber Correctional Institution in South Carolina. Included: they're put in small cells to see what it's like to be behind bars.
San Quentin State Prison in California is visited.
Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown is visited by five teens.
In the first-season finale, five teenage girls visit the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women-Jessup.
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