Dr. Drew Pinsky, After-Hours Guru

Kids aren't supposed to be tuning in to Dr. Drew Pinsky on Loveline, MTV's popular nightly call-in show on relationships. The program is aimed at young adults, and, Pinsky says, younger teens shouldn't watch it without a parent nearby. But they manage to. Sometimes because of a technicality: the show airs at 10 p.m. in the Central time zone instead of 11 p.m., as it does on the East and West coasts. But mainly because the subject is sex. And if sex is on the tube, adolescents are sure to find a way of getting to it--and talking about it.


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