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[08/24/15 - 06:04 AM]
All-New Season of "Family Feud" Set to Premiere on Monday, September 14, 2015
In addition to debuting all-new side-splitting feuds, the upcoming season will mark Steve Harvey's 1,000th episode as host of the beloved game show.

[03/02/15 - 11:08 AM]
Judge Judy Sheindlin, Host of Syndication's #1 Rated Show "Judge Judy," Signs Multiyear Deal Through 2020
The new deal includes a first-look production deal with Sheindlin's company Queen Bee Productions Inc.

[04/30/14 - 10:31 AM]
Judge Judy Sheindlin Comes to Primetime in a One-Hour Special, "Judge Judy Primetime," to Be Broadcast Tuesday, May 20
The special includes new cases and takes a look at how Judge Judith Sheindlin transitioned from New York Family Court Judge to "Judge Judy."

[03/11/14 - 08:47 AM]
"Judge Judy" Is #1 Syndicated Show in February Sweep with an 8.0 Rating!
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[02/24/14 - 02:19 PM]
Maureen FitzPatrick Named Executive Producer of "Hot Bench"
FitzPatrick will transition into the new role from her current job as Executive Vice President of Programming and Development at CBS Television Distribution.

[01/23/14 - 10:01 AM]
New Syndicated Court Show Created by Judge Judy Sheindlin Is a Go for Fall 2014
"Hot Bench" adds a new dimension to the court genre, with a panel of three judges hearing court cases, arguing the merits of the case amongst themselves and rendering a verdict.

[04/08/13 - 01:27 PM]
Judge Judy Sheindlin, Host of Daytime's #1 Rated Show "Judge Judy," Signs Multiyear Deal Through 2017
"Twenty-one is a terrific number," Sheindlin said. "It's when you officially become an adult, it's a winning hand in blackjack and it's the number of seasons we will have hit in 2017."

[12/14/12 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 14
Updates include: HBO orders two comedy pilots; "Zorro" revival in the works at USA; and quartet heads to TNT's "Legends."

[04/17/12 - 12:55 PM]
"Dr. Phil" Is #1 Talk Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 01:18 PM]
"Judge Judy" Is #1 Show in First-Run Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[03/20/12 - 11:23 AM]
"Judge Judy" Is the #1 Show in First-Run Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/13/12 - 11:53 AM]
"Judge Judy" Is #1 Among All Syndicated Shows; "Wheel of Fortune" Ties for #1 in February Sweep
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 11:02 AM]
"Judge Judy" Is the #1 Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/29/12 - 01:52 PM]
CBS Television Distribution's Trio Of Magazines Soar to New Season Highs
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of February 13-19.

[02/22/12 - 01:24 PM]
"Dr. Phil" Tops Talk Shows With Best Ratings Since Its September Premiere
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of February 6-12.

[02/14/12 - 11:48 AM]
CBS Television Distribution Dominates With 8 of the Top 10 Shows in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of January 30-February 5.

[02/07/12 - 12:00 PM]
"Judge Judy" Ties Season High and Is #1 Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of January 23-29.

[01/31/12 - 12:09 PM]
CBS Television Distribution Claims 8 of the Top 10 Shows in First-Run Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of January 16-22.

[01/25/12 - 10:36 AM]
"Judge Judy" Tops Court Shows for 800th Week in a Row
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of January 9-15.

[01/11/12 - 11:38 AM]
"Judge Judy" Sets New Season High and Is #1 Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of December 26-January 1.

[09/07/11 - 12:35 PM]
"Judge Judy" Kicks Off 16th Season as the #1 Show in Syndication in Daytime and Early Fringe
This year, Judge Sheindlin signed a new multiyear deal to continue presiding over the series through 2015.

[06/08/11 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Television Distribution is Tops in Daytime With the Top 3 Shows of the May Sweep: "Judge Judy," "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Dr. Phil"
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[05/02/11 - 01:04 PM]
Judge Judy Sheindlin, Host of Daytime's #1 Rated Show "Judge Judy," Signs Multiyear Deal Through 2015
"I am thrilled with the opportunity to continue this exciting second career," Judge Judy Sheindlin said.

[09/20/10 - 01:19 PM]
"Judge Judy" Kicks Off 15th Season as the #1 Daytime Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of September 13-19.

[09/04/08 - 01:54 PM]
Judge Judy, the Nations #1 Courtroom Series, Kicks Off 13th Season as the Only Show in First-Run Syndication to Be Up in Ratings Year-To-Year
Also on September 9, a new DVD, JUDGE JUDY: SECOND TO NONE, will be released.

[01/29/08 - 12:07 PM]
CBS Television Distribution Signs Judge Judy Sheindlin to Multiyear Deal; #1-Rated Court Show Judge Judy Renewed Through 2012
JUDGE JUDY has been the top-rated half-hour syndicated court show since its inception 12 years ago on Sept. 16, 1996.

[09/26/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Corporation Forms CBS Television Distribution Group

[04/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
May Sweeps on Abc

[01/17/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Corporation Re-Brands Paramount Television; Production, Domestic Syndication and International Distribution Arm to Be Named CBS Paramount Television

[12/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: December 2-7

[11/03/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 1-3

[10/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 6-7

[05/12/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Pax

[05/03/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 28-May 3

[03/05/04 - 12:00 AM]
31st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

[01/21/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Natpe Wrap-Up Report

[11/05/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 5

[07/15/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 15







JUDGE JUDY (SYNDICATION)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/16/96 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2015)
TIME SLOT:
syndicated
CURRENT SEASON:
19 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through 2020 on 3/2/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS Television Distribution's press release, March 2015) Judge Judy Sheindlin, host of the #1 rated show in first-run syndication JUDGE JUDY, has extended her deal through 2020, it was announced today by Armando Nuñez, President and CEO of CBS Global Distribution Group. The new deal includes a first-look production deal with Sheindlin's company Queen Bee Productions Inc., which produces HOT BENCH, the top-rated new show in syndication this season. "We could not be more excited to continue our longtime relationship with Judy," Nuñez said. "She is a true television icon, who entertains and inspires millions of fans each day on JUDGE JUDY. "We look forward to continuing to provide our station partners with her highly successful show and to working with her to create the next generation of hits." "I'm thrilled to be working with my CBS family for five more years, and very excited about this new adventure in production," Sheindlin said. "I loved the experience of creating and developing HOT BENCH and look forward to replicating its success with more new, compelling and smart TV." JUDGE JUDY has been the highest-rated show in first-run syndication for the past five seasons and currently, in its 19th season, is averaging 10.3 million viewers. JUDGE JUDY has been the #1 court show for 969 consecutive weeks.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Judith Sheindlin
CREW INFORMATION:
· Randy Douthit as EP/DIR
GENRE(S):
· strip (court show)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Distribution