Judge Jerry, the court show hosted by daytime TV veteran Jerry Springer, has been renewed for a third season by NBCUniversal Syndication Studios. The show premiered in national broadcast syndication in fall 2019 as the highest-rated syndicated court show premiere in five years, NBCU said. It is averaging 1 million daily viewers for Season 2 while delivering one of the youngest audiences among its court show competitors.
This week, NBCUniversal Television Distribution debuted all-new syndicated content with five episodes of Judge Jerry Quarantine Court. Through a partnership with independent studio Sneaky Big, the show was shot in three different states and merged to create a virtual courtroom. The producer said remote production and a virtual reality set “allowed every aspect of the show to […]
The freshman syndicated court show has been renewed in more than 95% of U.S. markets.
It’s not yet December and already TV stations know with certainty that two of this year’s new shows will return, with two more rookies likely to get second-season renewals. Moreover, stations also already know two more big shows are coming down the pike next year, bringing the total to six before we’ve even hit 2020.
The new daily, first-run syndicated court program with the Jerry Springer presiding as judge, has been sold to 206 stations across the country by NBCUniversal Television Distribution.
Springer, 74, will host a new syndicated daytime courtroom show called Judge Jerry. The series, produced by NBCUniversal, will handle small-claims cases, sources say. It’s targeted to premiere next fall, following the 28th and final season of Springer’s over-the-top daytime program, The Jerry Springer Show.