Television veteran Jerry Springer will no longer have his role as Judge Jerry. The show was known for its outrageous court cases will no longer premiere on the network.
Deadline reported that Jerry Springer’s courtroom television program Judge Jerry will not be renewed for a fourth season. The series which is currently in its third season, will run through September. The network decided to drop the show to due to poor ratings and losing viewership.
Judge Jerry, which premiered in national broadcast syndication in fall 2019 as the highest-rated syndicated court show premiere in five years gradually lost it’s viewership. Additionally, the third season is at the bottom section of the syndicated ratings.
Springer had previously planned on retiring from the entertainment industry after his eponymous show ended in 2018. However, NBC executives convinced him to take a chance on the courtroom show, which premiered the following year.
The program’s cases were taken from pending small claims court cases that had already been filed all over the country. Judge Jerry was renewed for a second season in February of 2020, and its third was announced the following March.
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