Sony’s ‘Judge Karen’ Cleared in 45% of U.S.

Nov 15, 2007  •  Post A Comment

Sony Pictures Television has cleared 45% of the country with upcoming new court strip “Judge Karen.” The series, which will launch next fall for the 2008-09 season, has earned clearances for stations representing the Tribune, CBS and Weigel station groups.
“Judge Karen” has been sold to Tribune’s WPIX-TV in New York, as well as WPHL-TV in Philadelphia. Weigel’s WCIU-TV in Chicago will carry the series, as well as the CBS-owned outlets in Dallas, San Francisco and Boston.
“Our goal is to help our clients expand their audience by delivering hit television shows that are compatible with their lineups,” said John Weiser, president of distribution for Sony Pictures Television. “Court shows prevail as one of the most advertiser-friendly genres with a high success rate. We immediately recognized upon meeting Judge Karen that she has all the qualities needed to be a successful TV courtroom judge.”
Judge Karen Mills-Francis is a Miami native who received her law degree from the University of Florida Law School and subsequently worked for four years in Miami’s Office of the Public Defender. She spent the next two years defending juveniles in delinquency court before moving on to adult criminal court. She tried more than 100 cases as an attorney in private practice, where she mediated family matters, including divorce and child dependency actions. She was elected judge and retained her seat against opposition in the 2006 elections; she still holds the position today.


  1. Just a few more of these and someone could start an all the time court channel, nah that would never catch on Court TV? !

  2. Dear Judge Karen i recently sent you a letter stating how i came to this country and what had happen to me and my son. I came here in 1998 to be with my father, I have a dissiblet and have to go to the hospital every three months and I cant work because i do not have a green card yet even though i have been aproved, When i first camt hear to this country my father was very nice to me and my son then after he stared picking on my son and beating very bad he also hit me nocking me down and leaving a scart on my neck i didn’t go to the police because I was very ferightenand tought some thing bad would happen to me. I have now left his house and i am living in New York with anite who cannot do a lot for me as she also have a dissiblet as well. I have also asked my father for twenty thousound pounds wich would $10,000 in US and i would like to go back to London and be with my sisters and family who i have not seen in nine years. please help me as i dont have any money to live on Yvonne Stoute

  3. Judge Karen keeps saying “God doesn’t like ugly”. This is NOT true, God loves everyone.

  4. Excellent job.

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  6. I love the expression. Everyone needs to express there own opinion and feel free to hear others. Keep it up 🙂

  7. Kudos to you! This is a really good blog here and I love your style of writing. How did you get so good at blogging?

  8. Wow, amazing blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you make blogging look easy.

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