Judge Judy star Judith Sheindlin is coming back to television, but it might be a little difficult to find her. She signed a deal Thursday to bring her next series to Amazon Studios, and it will air on the Amazon-owned IMDb TV platform. The news comes about eight months after Sheindlin surprisingly announced on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in March that she leaving Judge Judy after 25 years.
The new series does not have a title, although Sheindlin told DeGeneres she might call it Judy Justice. Sheindlin will still bring her famed no-nonsense personality to the courtroom, where she will make decisions on new cases. The decision to head to a streaming service is a major move for Sheindlin, who is among the highest-paid television stars in history. Sources told Variety Scott Koondell and his Sox Entertainment Inc. brought the Amazon deal together.
"I’m over the moon to be in business with Amazon Studios and continuing this …