'Judge Judy' Coming to Primetime with One-Hour Special
By ANTOINETTE BUENO
April 30, 2014
Judge Judith Sheindlin is coming to primetime!
CBS is airing a one-hour primetime special about the popular star of Judge Judy – Judge Judy Primetime -- which will include new cases and takes a look at how Judge Sheindlin transitioned from New York Family Court judge to the beloved "Judge Judy."
The Emmy Award-winning daily daytime series has impressively remained the number one show in daytime for four consecutive seasons. Judge Judy's also been the number one courtroom program in the country since its inception on Sept. 16, 1996, and is a bona fide world-wide hit.
The CBS special will include excerpts from her classic 1993 interview with 60 Minutes that led to her getting discovered by Hollywood, as well as the follow-up 10 years later.
Judge Judy Primetime airs Tuesday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.