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Judge Mathis Teams With Ellen DeGeneres on Fox Comedy TheWrap

Judge Greg Mathis, the star of the courtroom show "Judge Mathis," is working with daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres on a half-hour comedy that has been sold to Fox, TheWrap.com reports.

The script deal was announced Wednesday by Warner Bros. DeGeneres, Mathis and Jeff Kleeman are executive producing.

"The project is inspired by the real life of the 'Judge Mathis' star, who considers himself a 'hoodlum-turned-judge.' Mathis’ new sitcom will depict the life of the man who has total control of his courtroom, but no control at home raising his four children," the story says.

judge-greg-mathis.jpgJudge Greg Mathis