Who Is Primed to Replace ‘Judge Judy’ on the Syndication Throne?

A trio of game shows figure to battle it out after Judy Sheindlin hangs up her robe

Judge Judy Sheindlin has reigned as the Queen of Daytime for more than a decade, with “Judge Judy” presiding over the rest of her syndication competition for the last 11 years. But when she gavels in her new season Monday afternoon, it will be the beginning of the end of 25 years of daytime dominance.

While it’s likely “Judge Judy” will cap off its 25-year run with a 12th consecutive ratings victory, the competition for syndication’s newest King (or Queen) could be a Battle Royale.

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Tim Baysinger

Tim Baysinger

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