“The museum of social decay,” per Gary Oldman

“The museum of social decay,” per Gary Oldman - REALITYTV
"The museum of social decay," per Gary Oldman

The answer to this crossword question is “Jerry Springer Show.” Actor Gary Oldman referred to the show as “the museum of social decay” in an interview with Playboy magazine in 2014. The long-running talk show, hosted by Jerry Springer, featured guests with unconventional lifestyles, scandalous secrets, and outrageous behavior. It became a cultural phenomenon in the late 1990s and early 2000s, often criticized for exploiting its guests for entertainment value. The show was categorized as a form of reality TV due to its unscripted nature and real-life subjects.