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Twilight of the Porn Stars

Fifteen years after documenting the world of male porn performers in Los Angeles, Louis Theroux returns to find a business struggling with the deluge of free porn online.

In 1997, Louis Theroux made a documentary about the world of male porn performers in Los Angeles. Fifteen years later, he returns to find a business struggling with the deluge of free porn on the internet. Louis revisits some of the original programme's contributors as well as meeting the latest crop of performers dreaming of porn stardom.

7 months left to watch

59 minutes

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Chairlift

    Garbage

  • Stereolab

    Silver Sands

  • Chairlift

    Bruises

  • Stereolab

    Everybody's Weird Except Me

  • Stereolab

    Equivalences

  • Stereolab

    Everybody's Weird Except Me

  • Chairlift

    Somewhere Around Here

Louis revisits porn, 15 years on

Louis revisits porn, 15 years on

Read about the making of the documentary and why he decided to revisit the world of pornography on Louis' blog

Porn actor, Tommy Gunn

Porn actor, Tommy Gunn
Among the industry members that Louis meets is Tommy Gunn, who has featured in over a thousand x-rated movies. He gives Louis an insight in to the emotional consequences of choosing a career in porn.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Louis Theroux
Director Jason Massot
Executive Producer Nick Mirksy

Broadcasts

  • Sun 10 Jun 2012 22:00
  • Mon 11 Jun 2012 23:20
  • Mon 11 Jun 2012 23:50
  • Fri 15 Jun 2012 23:00
  • Fri 24 Aug 2012 02:30
  • Thu 12 Oct 2017 22:00

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