Long-Running Court Shows ‘Judge Mathis’ & ‘The People’s Court’ Will End With Impressive 20+ Season Runs
Two more court shows are on the way out.
Variety reports that Judge Mathis and The People’s Court have both been cancelled, with the shows coming to an end with their current seasons.
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According to the outlet, the reason for both of the shows ending seems to be a “declining nature of the daytime syndication landscape.” This was the same reason given when it was announced that Dr. Phil was ending last month.
A TV insider shared that local stations are “shrinking” their syndication money and “daytime syndication, first-run syndication has become a trickier landscape.”
Both court shows have been on for quite some time. Judge Mathis will end with 24 seasons, while The People’s Court has been on for 26 seasons.
Judge Greg Mathis has been the judge on his own show since the beginning, and Variety says he is the second-longest-reigning arbitrator in courtroom TV history.
Meanwhile, Judge Marilyn Milian has been on the bench for The People’s Court since 2001. She was the first Latina judge to host a nationally syndicated television court show.
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