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Judge Joe Brown's Divorce is Final, Gets to Keep 4 Cars

  • TMZ
Judge Joe Brown's long divorce battle's finally seen its last day in court ... he's officially single. Joe's patience might have paid off ... because he's making off nicely. He'll keep a Tennessee home, a Porsche 911, Range Rover, Land Rover and Jeep ... according to legal docs obtained by TMZ. Joe also keeps the leather reclining chair ... a bachelor must. But he doesn't get off scot-free ... Joe's gotta pay his ex, Deborah Herron, $2,219 a month in spousal
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Judge Joe Brown -- Benched by State Bar ... Unfit to Practice, For Now

  • TMZ
Judge Joe Brown is incapable of practicing law because of some sort of disability that renders him either physically or mentally impaired. The Tennessee Supreme Court has put Brown on inactive status, meaning he cannot represent clients.  As for why, Brown's production company says, "Judge Brown is suffering from what hopefully will prove to be a temporary disability as a result of complications following from Type II Diabetes and the effects of prescribed medications for the condition,
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Sarah Palin ... TV Judge in Court of Common Sense

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Sarah Palin ... the next Judge Judy. That's exactly the plan hatched by the guy who put Judy on TV.  Palin will be shooting a pilot for a TV courtroom show featuring her as the lady in black. It's being produced by Larry Lyttle, who had an idea 20 years ago that the family court judge from NYC might be good TV. Lyttle tells TMZ he'll shoot a pilot with Palin in the next few months and
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Sarah Palin Preps Courtroom Reality Show

Sarah Palin Preps Courtroom Reality Show
Sarah Palin is set to star in a new courtroom reality show similar to Judge Judy that could begin airing next year, People reports.

The former vice presidential candidate and Alaska governor inked a deal with Montana production company Warm Springs, and is set to film a pilot and shop it to networks with the hopes of hitting the air in fall 2017. The production team includes executives who have previously worked on Judge Judy and Judge Joe Brown.

Unlike the hosts of those shows, however, Palin has neither legal or
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Sarah Palin Daytime Court TV Show in Development

Sarah Palin Daytime Court TV Show in Development
Sarah Palin may be getting her own court TV series.

The former vice presidential candidate and Donald Trump supporter has inked a deal with Montana-based production company Warm Springs Productions to headline her own daytime series in the vein of “Judge Judy,” Variety has confirmed.

Palin has not yet shot any footage or a pilot for the potential syndicated series, though Warm Springs will be shopping the Palin vehicle around, eyeing a fall 2017 launch. Barry Wallach and Lee Villas are selling the project.

Judge Judy” and “Judge Joe Brown” producer Larry Lyttle is attached to exec produce the series, which is still in development. Lyttle was based at Big Ticket Entertainment when “Judge Judy” launched, but he has not been with the CBS-based company for over a decade.

Unlike other court television personalities, Palin does not hold a law degree, though People has a source saying the former Alaska governor
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Sarah Palin to Star in ‘Judge Judy’-Style Courtroom Reality Show

  • The Wrap
Sarah Palin to Star in ‘Judge Judy’-Style Courtroom Reality Show
Sarah Palin is taking the law into her own hands. The former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate has agreed to appear in a courtroom reality show similar to “Judge Judy.” Palin has signed a deal with the Montana-based production company Warm Springs, and will shoot a pilot to sell to a network, according to People, which broke the news. The team working on the show includes executives who helped develop “Judge Judy” and “Judge Joe Brown.” Also Read: Sarah Palin Denies Blaming President Obama for Son's Ptsd During Feisty 'Today' Interview Dsepite Palin’s political experience, she has never practiced law nor.
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Sarah Palin Eyed for Daytime Court TV Series

Sarah Palin Eyed for Daytime Court TV Series
Judge Judy might be getting some very interesting competition. Sarah Palin is being eyed to host and star in her own daytime court TV series after signing a deal with Montana-based production company Warm Springs, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Big Ticket Entertainment's Larry Lyttle, whose credits include both Judge Judy and Judge Joe Brown, is attached to the project as an executive producer. The project is still in the early stages. The former governor of Alaska has not yet shot a pilot for the potential series or met with TV affiliates, and there is no studio currently attached.

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Sarah Palin Developing Her Own Judge Judy-Style Reality Show

Sarah Palin Developing Her Own Judge Judy-Style Reality Show
Move over, Judge Judy. There could be a new TV courtroom judge coming to town – and it's none other than former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

The onetime vice presidential candidate has been tapped to preside over a planned reality court show that would premiere next year, if it gets picked up by stations. She signed a deal in February with Montana-based production company Warm Springs, a source close to the process tells People.

"It's a production deal," the source explains. "What happens next is she'll meet with stations, make a pilot and sell it."

Warm Springs first approached Palin with
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Sarah Palin Signs Deal to Preside Judge Judy-Style Over Her Own Reality TV Courtroom

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Sarah Palin Signs Deal to Preside Judge Judy-Style Over Her Own Reality TV Courtroom
Move over, Judge Judy. There's a new TV courtroom judge coming to town - and it's none other than former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. The onetime vice presidential candidate has been tapped to preside over a new reality court show that would premiere next year. She signed a deal in February with Montana-based production company Warm Springs, a source close to the process tells People. "It's a production deal," the source explains. "What happens next is she'll meet with stations, make a pilot and sell it." Warm Springs first approached Palin with the idea in 2015 and has since put together
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Sarah Palin Signs Deal to Preside Judge Judy-Style Over Her Own Reality TV Courtroom

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Sarah Palin Signs Deal to Preside Judge Judy-Style Over Her Own Reality TV Courtroom
Move over, Judge Judy. There's a new TV courtroom judge coming to town - and it's none other than former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. The onetime vice presidential candidate has been tapped to preside over a new reality court show that would premiere next year. She signed a deal in February with Montana-based production company Warm Springs, a source close to the process tells People. "It's a production deal," the source explains. "What happens next is she'll meet with stations, make a pilot and sell it." Warm Springs first approached Palin with the idea in 2015 and has since put together
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ICM Hires Kaplan Stahler’s Andy Stabile on International TV & Media Department

Andy Stabile has joined ICM Partners as an agent in the international television and media department, the agency announced Tuesday.

The hire of Stabile, who comes from Kaplan Stahler Agency, marks a moment of transition for ICM’s unscripted division, following veteran Greg Lipstone’s exit earlier this summer and the subsequent promotion of Michael Kagan, who was named head of the department in August.

“Andy is a highly regarded agent who brings years of experience and relationships with him to ICM Partners,” said Kagan, to whom Stabile will report. “We are happy to have him join our team.”

Stabile joined Kaplan Stahler this past March, as a partner and the head of alternative. There, he repped on-camera personalities, non-scripted producers and production companies.

His client roster includes Band of Outsiders, New Birch Productions, Emerge Pictures, Factual, “Judge Mathis” exec producer Bo Banks, “Hot Bench” Ep Maureen FitzPatrick, “Top Chef’s” Tara Siener,
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Judge Joe Brown -- Screw the Racists ... I Just Won The Case That Put Me in Jail

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Judge Joe Brown says he just beat a bunch of racists in the court case that landed him in jail. The African American woman who Joe was representing when he got locked up for contempt is now off the hook, because she was framed. The woman had been hauled into court by a guy who claimed they had a daughter together and he wanted child support. A judge actually issued an arrest warrant for Joe's client,
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Judge Joe Brown Compares His Jail Cell to ‘Slave Quarters’

  • The Wrap
Judge Joe Brown Compares His Jail Cell to ‘Slave Quarters’
Judge Joe Brown is free a last after a five-day jail sentence for contempt of court — and he has plenty to say about his stay in the pokey. In an interview with People published Tuesday, the former television judge likened his jail time to “being in slave quarters,” adding, “It’s boring, it’s dirty.” On the plus side, the 68-year-old Brown noted, “But I survived. I’m breathing free air.” Also Read: Judge Joe Brown Locked Up in Jail After Bizarre Courtroom Outburst Brown was sentenced to jail due to an outburst in March 2014, when he reportedly hectored Juvenile Court Magistrate Harold Horne.
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Judge Joe Brown -- I Was Living Like a Slave ... Jail Sentence Ends

  • TMZ
Judge Joe Brown's back on the outside after spending 5 days in what he calls "slave quarters." The ex-tv judge completed his sentence in Memphis Tuesday morning, and ripped the jail experience. Jb told People, "Jail's jail. It's boring, it's dirty, but I survived. I'm breathing free air." As we reported ... Brown was locked up for contempt of court -- he went off on the judge last year when he was an attorney on a child support case.
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TV Judge Joe Brown Completes 5-Day Jail Sentence for Contempt of Court: 'I Would Do It Again'

TV Judge Joe Brown Completes 5-Day Jail Sentence for Contempt of Court: 'I Would Do It Again'
Judge Joe Brown says couldn't stand idly by while an injustice was done, and that he ended up paying for it with jail time. But the TV judge tells People exclusively that he would do it again in a heartbeat.

"A citizen was being gravely mistreated," Brown, who presided over the CBS arbitration show Judge Joe Brown from 1998-2013, says. "I couldn't allow that to happen. I had an opportunity to stand up for her and I took it."

On Tuesday morning, the 68-year-old completed a five-day jail sentence for contempt of court in Memphis, Tennessee. He describes his time
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Judge Joe Brown Begins Five-Day Jail Sentence: Details

Judge Joe Brown Begins Five-Day Jail Sentence: Details
He turned himself in. Judge Joe Brown began his five-day jail sentence this week, Wmc Action News 5 reports. The former TV star’s punishment stems from a courtroom outburst last year. Brown, 68, was arrested for contempt of court in Memphis, Tenn., back in March 2014. According to Wmc, he got into a “heated exchange” while on the job during a child custody case. At the time, TMZ reported that Brown “challenged” an authority and got “pretty raucous.” The lawyer was only on hand to see how the [...]
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Judge Joe Brown -- I'm a TV Kingpin Again ... In Jail, Anyway

  • TMZ
Judge Joe Brown's jail sentence is less punishment and more super awesome vacation -- total privacy, fancy amenities, and he even gets full control of the television.   Law enforcement in Shelby County, Tn tell us Judge Joe will be kept away from the general population in a protective custody pod for his own safety. The kicker is he's the only inmate in protective custody -- so as king of the castle he can watch
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Judge Joe Brown Begins Jail Sentence for Contempt of Court After 2014 Courtroom Outburst

Judge Joe Brown Begins Jail Sentence for Contempt of Court After 2014 Courtroom Outburst
The star of the Emmy-winning courtroom show Judge Joe Brown recently turned himself in to police to begin a five-day jail sentence for contempt of court. Joe Brown, whose series was canceled two years ago, was arrested and sentenced in 2014 for ranting at and getting into an argument with a magistrate during proceedings at a juvenile court in Memphis, Tennessee after learning the child support case he was litigating was not on the docket. After his sentencing, he filed an appeal over his contempt of court charges and lost this past March. Before the 68-year-old turned himself in, he stopped to thank supporters. The group held signs that read slogans such as...
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TV Judge Joe Brown Begins 5-Day Jail Sentence for Contempt of Court

TV Judge Joe Brown Begins 5-Day Jail Sentence for Contempt of Court
Former TV star Joe Brown found himself on the other side of the law Thursday.

Brown, who presided over CBS's arbitration show Judge Joe Brown from 1998-2013, turned himself in to serve a five-day jail sentence for contempt of court in Memphis, Tennessee, Wmc Action News 5 reports.

According to the station, Brown, 68, had a "heated exchange" with a magistrate while working as a lawyer on a child custody case in March 2014.

In an audio recording of the proceedings obtained by TMZ, Brown demanded of the judge,"Excuse me, on what authority do you sit, by the way?"

"I will not
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