Twentieth drops "Cristina’s Court"

Another courtroom show has bit the dust. Cristina’s Court became the third courtroom to get the ax this season, following the cancellations of Judge David Young and Judge Karen, both from Sony Pictures Television. The economic climate is partially to blame, but the third-season show wasn’t doing itself any favors by averaging around an 1.1 Nielsen rating overall. Twentieth plans […]

Twentieth TV renews all of its court shows

Despite their mostly sub-par performance, all three of its daily courtroom strips – Judge Alex, Divorce Court, and Cristina’s Court have been renewed for the 2008-09 season. (i.e. the move keeps other syndicators at bay with their upcoming courtroom shows – Sony introduced Judge Karen last week.)

WPWR’s fall schedule

We’re gonna turn it on… we’re gonna turn on the power… at Fox-owned WPWR this fall. But the power’s been off for a few years now at the station. Like other big-market MNT affiliates (WWOR and KCOP in N.Y. and L.A., respectively), WPWR has performed poorly, often placing last in total-day ratings among Chicago’s English and Spanish commercial TV stations. […]