Order in the court! Twentieth Television has renewed syndicated court shows Divorce Court and Judge Alex for two more seasons, through 2013-14.
Twentieth Television’s Paul Franklin made the announcement about the weekday series via press release. Both shows are cleared in 75% of the country, including Fox affiliates in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas. Both shows also return to stations owned by Tribune, Sinclair, CBS, Local TV, Belo. and Newport.
Judge Alex is currently in its seventh season and features cases that are presided over by Judge Alex E. Ferrer, a former police officer, lawyer, and Florida judge. The series debuted on September 12, 2005.
Divorce Court features Judge Lynn Toler and is currently in its 13th season. The series debuted on March 30, 1999 and Mablean Ephriam ruled the court until 2006.
Both shows were renewed for two more seasons back in 2009, taking each through the current 2011-12 season.
What do you think? Are you glad to hear that Divorce Court and Judge Alex have been renewed? Do you prefer one over the other?