Court, Conflict Find New Fortunes In Streaming

With CBS Media Ventures’ Judge Judy going out of first-run production after this season and NBCUniversal Television Distribution’s Maury ending production after next season, syndication’s court and conflict genres are undergoing seismic shifts. But those vast libraries are finding new homes — and new revenue — on streaming platforms.

Syndicated Court Show Viewers Up From ’15

Midway through TV’s syndication season, court shows — as a genre — continue to show viewership gains. Other genres have not fared as well.