Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith
This program provides viewers with an informative look at Howard Stern's high-profile entertainment career and aspects of his personal life. After growing up in New York, Stern became a highly successful and equally controversial disc jockey. His loosely censored radio and television programs eventually attracted a nationwide audience. His autobiographical books Private Parts and Miss America sold millions of copies and inspired Stern to star in a theatrical film. The outrageous comments he makes while broadcasting his radio show continue to attract and repel many listeners. This profile may help viewers better understand what distinguishes Stern from so many other broadcasters.