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.

4 months left to watch

59 minutes

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

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

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