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Judge Judy Sheindlin launches new courtroom series entitled Tribunal on Amazon Freevee

Judge Judy Sheindlin launches new courtroom series entitled Tribunal on Amazon Freevee 2

Judge Judy Sheindlin has a new courtroom series in the works on the rebanded Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDB TV), and it’s a family affair.

The 79-year-old judge will create and executive produce a new series entitled Tribunal, featuring a panel of three judges that will adjudicate real cases.

One of the three judges announced is Sheindlin’s own son, Adam Levy, former Putnam County, New York District Attorney, and an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and New York Prosecutors Training Institute.

Rebranded: Judge Judy Sheindlin has a new courtroom series in the works on the rebanded Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDB TV), and it's a family affair

Rebranded: Judge Judy Sheindlin has a new courtroom series in the works on the rebanded Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDB TV), and it’s a family affair

Executive produce: The 79-year-old judge will create and executive produce a new series entitled Tribunal, featuring a panel of three judges that will adjudicate real cases

Executive produce: The 79-year-old judge will create and executive produce a new series entitled Tribunal, featuring a panel of three judges that will adjudicate real cases

Kids: One of the three judges announced is Sheindlin's own son, Adam Levy (left of Judy), former Putnam County, New York District Attorney, and an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and New York Prosecutors Training Institute

Kids: One of the three judges announced is Sheindlin’s own son, Adam Levy (left of Judy), former Putnam County, New York District Attorney, and an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and New York Prosecutors Training Institute

The other two judges are Judge Patricia DiMango, a former New York State Supreme Court Justice and Administrative Judge of the New York State Supreme Court, Criminal Term, Kings County; Judge Tanya Acker, a Yale Law School graduate, experienced civil litigator, former Judge Pro Tem in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

The new series comes on the heels of Sheindlin’s new Amazon Freevee series Judy Justice, which was recently renewed for a second season. 

Judy Justice was the top original program on Freevee in terms of first streams, hours watched and customers viewing with over 40 million viewing hours to date.

Judy Justice: The new series comes on the heels of Sheindlin's new Amazon Freevee series Judy Justice, which was recently renewed for a second season

Judy Justice: The new series comes on the heels of Sheindlin’s new Amazon Freevee series Judy Justice, which was recently renewed for a second season

Top program: Judy Justice was the top original program on Freevee in terms of first streams, hours watched and customers viewing with over 40 million viewing hours to date

Top program: Judy Justice was the top original program on Freevee in terms of first streams, hours watched and customers viewing with over 40 million viewing hours to date

The program was the streaming service’s first series to release new episodes daily, with Levy’s daughter and Sheindlin’s granddaughter – Sarah Levy – serving as a law clerk on the show

Tribunal will also bring back Petri Hawkins Byrd, the bailiff on all 25 seasons of Judge Judy, which ran from 1995 to 2021.

‘Tribunal is an exciting new format which combines traditional court with a video-enhanced presentation, ‘ Sheindlin said in a statement.

Judy and Byrd: Tribunal will also bring back Petri Hawkins Byrd, the bailiff on all 25 seasons of Judge Judy, which ran from 1995 to 2021

Judy and Byrd: Tribunal will also bring back Petri Hawkins Byrd, the bailiff on all 25 seasons of Judge Judy, which ran from 1995 to 2021

‘The panel of judges offer a dynamic combination of different backgrounds, experiences, and opinions that are unique, unparalleled, and compelling,’ she added.

‘With the strong support our customers have shown for Judy Justice, we’re excited to add another Judge Sheindlin program to our slate,’ said Lauren Anderson and Ryan Pirozzi, co-heads of content and programming at Freevee.

‘Judge Sheindlin has been a pioneer in creating premium courtroom content for more than 25 years and Tribunal reinforces our vision of a modern television network that embraces day-part agnostic programming,’ they added.

Pioneer: 'Judge Sheindlin has been a pioneer in creating premium courtroom content for more than 25 years and Tribunal reinforces our vision of a modern television network that embraces day-part agnostic programming,' they added

Pioneer: ‘Judge Sheindlin has been a pioneer in creating premium courtroom content for more than 25 years and Tribunal reinforces our vision of a modern television network that embraces day-part agnostic programming,’ they added

Tribunal is created and executive produced by Judge Judith Sheindlin. Scott Koondel will also serve as an executive producer.

‘We’re delighted to be extending our partnership with Amazon Freevee. Over the past year we’ve worked closely with the team to bring Judy Justice to customers, and have been thrilled with the reception,’ said executive producer Scott Koondel. 

‘Freevee has made a home for Judy Justice, and we’re elated to have the opportunity to continue to develop Judge Sheindlin’s signature courtroom format,’ he added.

Producer: Tribunal is created and executive produced by Judge Judith Sheindlin. Scott Koondel will also serve as an executive producer

Producer: Tribunal is created and executive produced by Judge Judith Sheindlin. Scott Koondel will also serve as an executive producer

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