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'Quiet on Set' directors on exposing abuse at Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon helped shape pop culture for decades. But a docuseries is exposing the toxic culture behind some of the iconic children’s shows of the 90s and 2000s. As young viewers flocked to the channel for beloved programs, sexual abuse and harassment were rampant behind the scenes. Amna Nawaz discussed more with “Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV” directors Emma Schwartz and Mary Robertson.

'Quiet on Set' directors on exposing abuse at Nickelodeon

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  • June 19, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    June 19, 2024 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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