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Beyond Scared Straight

Series Summary
Based on the multiple award-winning documentary "Scared Straight!" from executive producer Arnold Shapiro, "Beyond Scared Straight," much like the original, profiles unique juvenile crime prevention programs in prisons across the U.S. Each hourlong episode follows a handful of at-risk teenagers as they attend a program, which includes an intensive one-day session in a prison. A month later, the teens are asked what, if any, lasting impressions the program had on them. Some change their ways following the experience while others continue down the same path they were on before.

Air Dates: 2011 - Present

Genres: Documentary, Reality

Network: AETV

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Season 9, Ep. 7 : Richland County, S.C.: Final Jeopardy Aug 6, 2015

After being caught on video attacking his mother, a 14-year-old boy gets a taste of his own brutality during a stay at South Carolina's Richland County Jail.

  • Season 9, Ep. 6 : Douglas, Ga.: Concrete & Steel Jul 30, 2015

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    A four-time runaway finds an unlikely ally after being introduced to life in Georgia's Douglas County Jail.

  • Season 9, Ep. 5 : Dougherty County, Ga.: Weekend Worriers Jul 23, 2015

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    Baby-faced brothers who start fires and steal guns are sent to the Dougherty County Jail in an effort to get them on the straight and narrow.

  • Season 9, Ep. 4 : Chester, S.C.: Cornflake, Sandbag & Frozen Jul 16, 2015

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    A teenager caught carrying weapons at school attends a youth intervention program at South Carolina's Chester County Detention Center.

  • Season 9, Ep. 3 : Portsmouth, Va.: Jail House Cookies Jul 9, 2015

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    The inmates and officers of a Virginia jail are physically challenged by an aggressive 16-year-old gangbanger.

  • Season 9, Ep. 2 : Floyd, Ga.: Dep. Lyle Lays Down the Law Jul 2, 2015

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    Deputy Lyle of the Floyd County Jail uses his skills to help a carjacker, a shoplifter, a fighter and a thief turn their criminal lives around.

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