Court Show Headed for a Second Season B&C

A syndicated court show that has performed well in its rookie season will be back for a second season. B&C reports that the MGM series “Paternity Court” has been renewed in 80% of the country.

Stations that renewed the show include those from the Hearst, Tribune and Sinclair groups, as well as WLNY-TV in New York, a CBS station, the story says.

“‘Paternity Court,’ which is a sort of hybrid between conflict and court, is hosted by Judge Lauren Lake,” the story notes.

It has “averaged a 1.0 live plus same day national rating in the week ended Jan. 12, according to Nielsen, is in its rookie year,” it adds.

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