Jerry Springer is ready to rule. Today, NBCUniversal announced their new syndicated TV show, Judge Jerry, will debut in fall 2019.
The half-hour court program will see Springer use his legal training to hear real cases and “render a verdict with a fair yet firm hand.”
Judge Jerry is slated to debut on TV stations across in the U.S. in fall 2019.
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NEW YORK – Nov. 26, 2018 – NBCUniversal Television Distribution will launch “Judge Jerry,” a daily, first-run half-hour court program debuting in national syndication in fall 2019. Tracie Wilson, Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs, NBCUniversal TV Distribution made the announcement.
“Judge Jerry” has already been sold in 75% of the U.S. to major station groups, including Tribune, Sinclair, Weigel, Hearst, Cox, Sun Beam, Block, Raycom, Tegna, Scripps, Meredith, Capital and more.
“‘Judge Jerry’ will merge Jerry’s talent for connecting with people, his incredibly relatable and funny personality and his legal training and governing experience to bring viewers a more entertaining court show,” said Wilson. “We are so happy to continue our fantastic partnership with Jerry, who is a proven TV icon with a dedicated and broad fan base.”
The iconic Jerry Springer will slide from the stage to behind the bench using law and order to settle disputeson his new show.“Judge Jerry”will take on actual cases from real people. In each episode, Judge Springer will hear cases and render a verdict with a fair yet firm hand and always leave litigants with a dose of classic Springer wisdom.
“For the first time in my life, I am going to be called honorable,” said Springer. “My career is coming full circle and I finally get to put my law degree to use after all these years.”
“Judge Jerry” will be taped in front of a live studio audience at the Stamford Media Center in Connecticut. The Stamford Media Center is also home to long-running and successful NBCU talk shows “The Steve Wilkos Show” and “Maury.” “Judge Jerry” will be produced and distributed in the U.S. by NBCUniversal Television Distribution.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Jerry Springer? Will you watch his new TV show?