Judge Judy Sheindlin Left CBS Because She Felt Disrespected

Judge Judy Sheindlin has been a staple of daytime television for nearly three decades, but after 25 years, she’s planning on departing her iconic CBS show. 

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In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, Sheindlin said that tensions between herself and CBS forced her to leave her long-running courtroom reality show. According to her, most of the issues seem to stem from CBS buying out Sheindlin’s ownership shares of Judge Judy reruns. This was likely done in an effort to prevent Sheindlin from shopping the show’s extensive library elsewhere, and something Sheindlin didn’t like. 

In the interview, Sheindlin noted that she felt “disrespected” by CBS due to their work on Hot Bench, another courtroom show that Sheindlin created in 2014. In an effort to make room for The Drew Barrymore Show, a handful … Read the rest