Beyond Scared Straight

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“Beyond Scared Straight” profiles dramatic prison and jail deterrence programs aimed at keeping today's at-risk teens from becoming tomorrow's prisoners. The series is inspired by "Scared Straight!," the Academy Award and multiple Emmy-winning documentary film by Arnold Shapiro. Each one-hour episode focuses on a different existing “behind bars” program in the U.S. and follows four at-risk teens -- before they attend the program, throughout their day behind bars, immediately afterwards -- and