No, you do not get paid to go on either Jerry Springer or Steve Wilkos. However, the shows do pay for your travel and hotel.
The Steve Wilkos Show
Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer (born February 13, 1944), is an English-born American television presenter, best known as host of the tabloid talk show The Jerry Springer Show since its debut in 1991. He is a former Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, news anchor, actor and musician.
The Steve Wilkos Show is a syndicated American tabloid talk show hosted by Steve Wilkos. The show debuted on September 10, 2007, two months after Wilkos' departure as director of security on The Jerry Springer Show.
The Jerry Springer Show
U.S. Marine, United States Marine Corps (1982-1989), Patrolman, Chicago Police Department (1990-2001), Director of security for The Jerry Springer Show (1994-2007),
Steven John "Steve" Wilkos (//; born 9 March 1964) is an American television personality and former U.S. Marine and police officer. He has been hosting The Steve Wilkos Show since 2007, and was director of security on The Jerry Springer Show from 1994 to 2007. He had previously substituted for Springer as host on several occasions before being given his own talk show.
The Jerry Springer Show is a syndicated television tabloid talk show hosted by Jerry Springer, a former politician, broadcast in the United States and other countries. It is videotaped at the Stamford Media Center in Stamford, Connecticut and is distributed by NBC Universal Television Distribution, although it is not currently broadcast on any NBC-owned stations.
Rachelle Consiglio-Wilkos (born January 11, 1971, St. Clair Shores, Michigan, United States) is an American television producer.
Wilkos is a former senior producer on The Jerry Springer Show and is now the executive producer of the The Steve Wilkos Show (hosted by her husband, former Springer security guard turned talk show host Steve Wilkos).
Richard Dominick is the former executive producer of NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's The Jerry Springer Show for almost 18 years. Dominick also served in the same capacity on The Steve Wilkos Show for its first season, as well as the truTV police series Bait Car. He now produces (and created) another popular truTV series, Hardcore Pawn.
Hospitality is the relationship between the guest and the host, or the act or practice of being hospitable. This includes the reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.