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            Compare and Contrast in the world of entertainment, TV talk shows have flooded every inch of space on daytime television. Many of us have seen and heard the often recycled topics found on such shows as Jerry Springer and Oprah Winfrey. Many people who watch talk shows on a regular basis knows that each one varies in style and format. One might enjoy watching the sometimes trashy subject matter found on Jerry Springer, while someone else might prefer the more serious and light hearted feel of the Oprah Winfrey show. No two shows are more profoundly opposite in content. Sometimes though, you might find that the most opposites have some of the closest similarities. .
             Jerry Springer could easily be considered the king of "trash talk." The topics on his show are as shocking as they get. For example, the show takes the ever common talk show themes of love, lust, sex, sexuality, adultery, cheating, guilt, hate, conflict dangerous love triangles, broken homes, pregnant strippers, teenage prostitutes, and morality to a different level. Clearly, the Jerry Springer show is a display and exploitation of societies moral disasters, yet people are willing to eat up the intriguing predicaments of other peoples lives. .
             Oprah Winfrey was once a follower of the trash TV format, but her long running popular TV talk show has since been reformed. Like Jerry Springer, the Oprah Winfrey show takes talk TV to its extreme, but Oprah goes in the opposite direction. Oprah is probably has the most immaculate talk show there is. It is unlikely that you will find guest on Oprah that have committed adultery, have sold their souls to the devil, or are part of a racist hate group. Instead, the show focuses on the improvement of society and an individual's quality of life. Topics range from teaching your children responsibility, .
             managing your work week, proper etiquette, getting to know your neighbors and entertaining interviews with celebrities.

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