Judge Judy Sheindlin announced today the start date and name of her new show, Judy Justice, which will be available weekdays on IMDb TV, a free streaming service offered by Amazon.
Life felt a lot like TV judicial nonfiction as an appeals court poured ice cold water on efforts to drag the big salary of Judge Judy into the profits dust-up between CBS and Rebel Entertainment Partners over the now shuttered syndicated show. “It’s always gratifying when the correct judgment is affirmed,” Sheindlin said.
Last year, Amazon’s IMDb TV was the surprise winner of Judy Sheindlin’s follow-up court TV series. While no premiere date has been set, IMDb TV executives are hopeful the new show will be able to premiere sometime this year.
Judge Judy has brought down the gavel on her own $22 million countersuit against talent agent Richard Lawrence and Rebel Entertainment Partners, and it’s because of CBS.
Just over two weeks after Rebel Entertainment Partners filed a $5 million breach of contract complaint against former Manhattan family court judge Judy Sheindlin and a collection of CBS entities, the small screen judicial heavyweight has instigated a big bucks counteroffensive. That salvo is a more than $22 million declaratory relief, unlawful/unfair business practices and unjust enrichment lawsuit, to be precise.
Less than six months after CBS and Rebel Entertainment Partners settled their long running legal battle over big bucks in missed contractually obliged payments from the two decade and more running show, a new lawsuit is in the docket. Rebel is now suing the former Manhattan family court judge Judy Sheindlin and the ViacomCBS division for more than $5 million over a seemingly sleight of hand $95 million sale of the show’s rich library.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show will welcome Judge Judy Sheindlin on Monday and in a preview of the episode, Sheindlin will be striking the gavel for the last season of the long-running and wildly popular court series Judge Judy after 25 years — but she’s not hanging up her robe just yet. She already has her new series Judy Justice waiting in the wings.
A 2016 dispute that included a complaint about Judy Sheindlin’s $47 million salary has been resolved by a mediator.
Queen Bee Productions, the production banner co-founded by Judge Judy Sheindlin, has brought on former Twentieth Television president Greg Meidel. In his new role, Meidel will oversee all broadcast, cable and direct to consumer content and distribution for the company, while also participating in the development of new content as a co-executive producer.
Judge Judy Sheindlin will receive the Emmy Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards this spring, Variety has learned. Sheindlin is the first of her genre (courtroom or legal programming) to be recognized with this award.
For the first year ever, Judy Sheindlin — more commonly known as Judge Judy — reigns supreme not only in her own courtroom, but also across all of television. Pocketing $147 million pretax last year, Sheindlin is the highest-paid television host, outearning all others.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled that Judge Judy Sheindlin’s annual salary of $45 million is not unreasonable. The ruling comes in a lawsuit brought by Richard Lawrence, a talent agent who receives a commission on Judge Judy profits. Lawrence, through his company Rebel Entertainment Partners, has accused Big Ticket Television and CBS of overpaying Sheindlin, thereby reducing his piece of the profits.
A gift from Judge Judy Sheindlin will provide a forum space at USC Annenberg dedicated to public debate and advancing intellectually rigorous, civil and healthy discourse at a time when it is critically needed. The Sheindlin Forum, inside Wallis Annenberg Hall, will be named for Judy and her husband, Jerry Sheindlin, and will be unveiled […]
Facing a March 19, 2018, trial start, CBS wants a multi-million dollar lawsuit over profits and salary for Judge Judy dismissed but Judy Sheindlin herself wants the Les Moonves run company to know that she’s the boss.
After shopping her Judge Judy library around the industry for as much as $200 million, Judy Sheindlin’s stable of more than 5,200 episodes has landed back at CBS. The deal also includes several more seasons of future episodes of the No. 1 syndicated series.
Courtroom TV queen Judge Judy Sheindlin is expanding into the game show space with iWitness (working title), a new half-hour syndicated game show from her Queen Bee Productions, FremantleMedia North America and Debmar-Mercury, which is set for a six-week test run on the Fox stations this summer.
In addition to a $47 million CBS salary, Sheindlin also negotiated rights to her repeats, which she’s quietly pitching to potential outlets.
Judy Sheindlin is developing Her Honor, a drama series at CBS, which is inspired by her own life. Law & Order vet and Chicago Justice showrunner Michael Chernuchin is penning the pilot, alongside Sheindlin who is billed as story co-writer.
Judy Sheindlin may have to be the one facing the judge next year because Wednesday the TV host and CBS were handed a trial date in the lawsuit over the profits from her long running show. With the $47 million dollar annual salary of the former family court judge near the heart of the action by Rebel Entertainment, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge has set Oct. 23, 2017, as the opening of the jury trial.
Judy Sheindlin has extended her contract with CBS Television Distribution for three more years. The new deal also 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.
CBS Television Distribution has sold the court strip from Judy Sheindlin to stations covering 75% of U.S. Station groups picking up the half-hour show include CBS, Tribune, Sinclair, Cox, Meredith, LIN, Nexstar, Journal, Gray and Cowles.
The new syndicated show is being prepped for next fall and will feature a panel of three judges.
Judy Sheindlin signed a new deal that will keep TV’s top courtroom in syndication for at least another four years.
CBS Television Distribution’s Judge Judy is such a familiar part of daytime TV that now, in the post-Oprah Winfrey syndication world, it’s easy to overlook how dominant it is. The show averaged 10.1 million viewers each day during the third week of January, a typical week, more than the next three courtroom shows combined.
Judy Sheindlin signed a new multiyear deal with CBS Television Distribution to stay with the long-running syndicated program that last season ranked No. 1 in daytime. The deal comes as Oprah Winfrey prepares to wrap up her talk show after 25 years, leaving Sheindlin and other daytime stars to jockey for position.
Judy Sheindlin was taken from her hit syndicated show taping by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Her publicist says she will be released today. The reason for her hospitalization was not disclosed.