Maury Povich

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Born Jan 17, 1939

Maurice Richard "Maury" Povich is an American TV talk show host who currently hosts his self-titled tabloid talk show Maury.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Maury Povich.


1939 Birth Born on January 17, 1939.


1957 18 Years Old He graduated from the Landon School in 1957, and from the University of Pennsylvania in 1962 with a degree in television journalism.


1962 23 Years Old From 1962 to 1979, Povich was married to Phyllis Minkoff. … Read More
1966 27 Years Old Not long after graduation, Povich got his first job on Washington, D.C., radio station WWDC, where he did publicity and worked as a reporter. By 1966 he was a news reporter and sportscaster for D.C. television station WTTG-TV.
1967 28 Years Old In 1967, he became the original co-host of the station's popular midday talk show, Panorama, which brought the rising star widespread acclaim and national recognition.


1977 38 Years Old From 1977 to 1983, he was a news anchor at stations in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Philadelphia.


1983 44 Years Old He finally returned to Washington, D.C., in June 1983.
1984 45 Years Old In 1984, he married news anchor Connie Chung, whom he had met while working in the news department at WTTG-TV in Washington. … Read More
1986 47 Years Old When media mogul Rupert Murdoch acquired the Metromedia TV station group in 1986, one of his first moves was to bring Povich to New York to host A Current Affair. … Read More


1990 51 Years Old Povich hosted Affair until 1990. … Read More
1991 52 Years Old Povich served two consecutive terms as president of the New York chapter of the National Television Academy. In September 1991, he left A Current Affair to host The Maury Povich Show, which was nationally syndicated and distributed by Paramount Domestic Television in partnership with his own production company, MoPo Productions, from 1991 to 1998.
1995 56 Years Old For raising awareness of National Adoption Month, Povich was honored by New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani in 1995. … Read More


2000 61 Years Old On January 9, 2000, Povich hosted the short-lived primetime revival of the classic game show, Twenty One on NBC. … Read More
2005 66 Years Old In November 2005, MSNBC announced Povich would co-host a weekend news program with his wife, Connie Chung. The program—titled Weekends with Maury and Connie—debuted on January 7, 2006, but was canceled due to low ratings. … Read More
2007 68 Years Old In May 2007, he launched the Flathead Beacon, a weekly print newspaper and online news source in Montana's Flathead County, where he has a home and is a member at the Eagle Bend Golf Club.
2015 76 Years Old In 2015, Povich made a guest appearance on the Adult Swim show The Jack and Triumph Show.
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