Judge Judith Sheindlin is set to continue her daytime dominance. Sheindlin is gearing up to launch a second syndicated courtroom show entitled Hot Bench. READ MORE
Judge Judy continues to throw the book at courtroom show rivals in syndication. The CBS Television Distribution program was the No. 1 court show the week ending Dec. 22. Judy has held the top spot among robe-wearers for 900 straight weeks. READ MORE
The verdict is in for Divorce Court. The popular legal show's union with syndicated daytime television isn't ending any time soon, as Divorce Court has been renewed through the 2014-2015 season. From the press release:
"Divorce Court continues to thrive on daytime television thanks to Judge Lynn Toler and the outrageous couples that enter her courtroom each day," 20th Television exec vp and general sales manager Paul Franklin said. "Lynn’s ability to simultaneously entertain viewers while compassionately counseling her litigants is translating to ratings highs; we are thrilled that Divorce Court will remain a key component on local stations' daytime blocks."
Former Divorce Court star Judge Mablean Ephriam is returning to television. Entertainment Studios has locked Ephriam into a deal to star in Justice with Judge Mablean. READ MORE