"JUDGE JUDY" KICKS OFF 16TH SEASON AS THE #1 SHOW IN SYNDICATION IN DAYTIME AND EARLY FRINGE
#1 first-run syndicated strip among homes and key demos
#1 Half-Hour Court Show For 780 Consecutive Weeks
Delivering 9.6 Million Average Daily Viewers
16th Season Premiere: Monday, September 12, 2011
(HOLLYWOOD, CA) September 7, 2011-The most popular courtroom series in the history of television, JUDGE JUDY, presided over by Judge Judith Sheindlin, begins its 16th season on Monday, September 12, 2011.
During the 2010-11 season, JUDGE JUDY was the highest-rated show in syndication in daytime and early fringe.
Among court shows, JUDGE JUDY was #1 among homes, key women and key adults, a position that it has held every sweep since its premiere-60 consecutive sweeps. Also, JUDGE JUDY ranks as the #1 half-hour court show for 780 consecutive weeks among homes, every week since its premiere (AA/GAA) and delivers 9.6 million average daily viewers (GAA). *
This year, Judge Sheindlin signed a new multiyear deal with CBS Television Distribution to continue presiding over JUDGE JUDY through 2015.
JUDGE JUDY is distributed by CBS Television Distribution. Randy Douthit is executive producer and director. Timothy Regler is executive producer. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.