‘Judy Justice’ Cleared In 100% Of U.S. For Fall 2024 Syndication Launch

Judy Justice is on track for a September 9 launch in U.S. broadcast markets. Scott Koondel’s Sox Entertainment, which distributes the Amazon Freevee show, has announced a multi-year broadcast syndication deal with all U.S. television markets, reaching 100% clearance. The company has secured deals with major broadcast groups including Nexstar, Gray, Sinclair, Tegna, Hearst, Sunbeam, Cox Media, Scripps, Weigel, Morgan Murphy, Mission Broadcasting, Coastal, News Press, and Marquee.

“The broadcast marketplace has fully embraced the innovation of the streaming-to-broadcast syndication model by clearing Judy Justice in the most competitive marketplace. With Judge Judy Sheindlin at the helm, viewers can expect a compelling and thought-provoking legal experience in high definition for the first time in broadcast,” said Scott Koondel, CEO for Sox Entertainment and executive producer of Judy Justice. “New episodes of Judy Justice have not been exposed to broadcast audiences for 3 years, and now TV stations nationwide, in all 211 U.S. TV markets, will have original and fresh series to offer their viewers and provide their local newscasts with the industry’s greatest early news-lead in.”

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The announcement comes on the heels of Judy Justice winning its second Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program.

Sox Entertainment has also announced a multi-year broadcast syndication deal for Judy Justice, to Canadian broadcaster Citytv, a subsidiary of Rogers Sports & Media.  This deal is the first streaming series ever licensed in Canada.

Judy Justice, a court program presided over by Judge Judy Sheindlin, premiered on Amazon Freevee in November 2021. The show is executive produced and directed by Randy Douthit and co-executive produced by Amy Freisleben. Koondel is also an executive producer.

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