Entertainment TV & Film How to Be a Guest on "The Jerry Springer Show" Share PINTEREST Email Print Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images TV & Film TV Shows Comedies Dramas Documentaries Shows For Kids Movies By Thomas Tennant Updated February 11, 2019 If you’re a fan of "The Jerry Springer Show" and want to be a guest, there is no reason you shouldn't get the chance to spar with the ringmaster. Applying to be on the program couldn't be easier. The key to getting on stage with Jerry Springer is to have a good story - make that a truly great story. Fans of the show know exactly how raucous and salacious the show can get and you have to compete with that. Most importantly, you have to be able to sell your story to the producers. Apply to Be a Guest on "Springer" A lot of people want to be on "The Jerry Springer Show" so competition is stiff. The good news is that the show is very clear about the type of stories they want. Visit the official site of "The Jerry Springer Show". Read through the list of topics. There is a call for guests in general, but also a few very specific topics. Bad relationships, strippers, and paternity questions are always hot topics for this show, but there are more to choose from and they change regularly. Call the specified toll-free number associated with the topic of your choice. There are also text and email options available to contact specific people on the show's staff. Think about what you want to say and submit yourself for consideration. A Few Helpful Tips for Being Selected "The Jerry Springer Show" has been on the air since 1991. This means that it is a very popular show and has many dedicated fans. You're going to be up against several stories, so don't be too disappointed if you don't make it the first time you call in. You must be 18 years old to participate. Be direct as to why you would be a good guest. Remember that the producers' time is limited. Don't contact "The Jerry Springer Show" regarding your submission. Producers will contact you. Quite often, the producers will contact you rather quickly. If a guest can't make an upcoming show, they may need a replacement. Don't be surprised if you do get a call within a few days, it's been known to happen. The show is taped in Stamford, Connecticut, within an hour's drive from New York City. If chosen, you will receive your round-trip airfare and hotel expenses paid for. They will often book you to return home the same day of the show.