Judge Judy contract extended by CBS to 2020

03/02/2015 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

Los Angeles – CBS has extended its contract for the popular courtroom program, “The Judge Judy Show.” As reported by WebProNews, Judge Judy Sheindlin, who had three seasons left on her existing contract, reached an agreement with CBS to remain with the network at least until 2020.

In accordance with Sheindlin’s existing contract, she was making a reported $47 million annually, an amount expected to increase under the new terms.

Sheindlin is quoted as stating of the agreement, “I’m thrilled to be working with my CBS family for five more years, and very excited about this new adventure in production… I loved the experience of creating and developing ‘Hot Bench’ and look forward to replicating its success with more new, compelling and smart TV.”

Judge Judy has been on air for 19 seasons.

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