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Judge Alex: Syndicated Court Show Cancelled

Judge Alex canceledLong-running court show Judge Alex has been cancelled. The cancellation was confirmed by Stephen Brown, executive VP of programming and development for the Fox Television Stations.

“We would like to thank Alex Ferrer as well as executive producer Kathy Sapp and the entire staff for producing a strong daytime court program,” said Brown in a statement. “Alex’s extensive police, legal and judicial experience combined with his great sense of humor made for compelling daytime television for nearly 10 years.”

Judge Alex debuted on September 12, 2005 and features cases that are presided over by Judge Alex E. Ferrer, a former police officer, lawyer, and Florida judge.

The series is the lowest-rated of the five remaining court shows and will continue airing original episodes through August.

In a statement on his Facebook page, Ferrer said, “It was not my decision to end the show. I enjoyed doing the show and would keep doing it but, for many reasons, the company that produces the show wanted to move on. I am grateful that I was able to work with really amazing people like my EP Kathy Sapp and Associate EP’s Tera Roberson and James Glover; Directors Eddie October, Michael Dimitch and Art Bergel; Bailiffs Mason Burroughs & Victor Simon, my makeup, hair and wardrobe help that changed me from hideous to tolerable; incredible producers and associate producers who found great cases for me to try and so many others in our 100 person staff and crew who made the show a success. I’m also grateful to have so many great fans and friends, many of whom I got to meet; and I’m sure that I’ll still get to meet more of you at other events.”

He also hinted that he may return to television at some point in the future.

What do you think? Did you like Judge Alex? Are you sorry that it’s been cancelled?

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Jane Lesslore January 28, 2015 at 2:34 am

I too also miss Judge Alex very much. Once they moved him from daytime to 2 AM it seemed the writing was on the wall, and that is a darned shame. Now this loud shrill mouth Judge on Paternity Court is on and I can’t stand her voice OR the trashy stories.
Judge Alex was the best, along with Judge Ross and Judge Morris and Judge Christina Perez.
Please bring him BACK !

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Sue January 27, 2015 at 12:50 pm

I do hope judge Alex comes back on TV! I do miss him!

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Jo Anne January 24, 2015 at 3:39 pm

I watched Judge Alex for a long time. When I moved from California to Georgia I made a point of finding his show. When his show was cancelled I was very disappointed. I will continue checking for his show and really look forward to the day!!

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Liz January 23, 2015 at 1:46 pm

I miss Judge Alex so much, and I am quite bored with the female screaming judges that
I cant watch them for more than 10 mins, wish they would bring back Judge Alex as he is right up there with Judge Mathis & Judge Ross
Your audience feed back says it all

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