Beyond Scared Straight

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Original run: 13 Jan 2011 – …

Country of origin: US

Genre: Crime, Lifestyle

Network: A&E US

Watched by: 32 of 697 918 0%

Total running time: 2 days 18 hours

Episode duration: 43 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.3 of 10 1 037

MyShows rating: 4.25 of 5 4


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...

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