When Game of Thrones is off the air and there's no gossip because all the celebs have already left their marriages in flaming tatters, there's only one thing we can turn to for a consistently entertaining break from the dreary work day...
Maury. Springer. Lake. Phil.
These are the gods of drama that bless us, like benevolent deities of tittle-tattle, with something to gawk at for five minutes (or five hours) before we get back to work.
Before we get started, here's a clip from an old Maury Povich interview on Reddit, in which he vehemently denied any deceit or exaggeration on the part of his producers.