Judge Joe Brown Gets Grounded

One of television’s most beloved judicial mainstays, Judge Joe Brown has announced that he will be calling it quits, come September 2013. Although Judge Joe Brown’s contract had been renewed through 2015, the 65 year old television icon announced that although his time on CBS was coming to a close, he would ultimately be searching for a new network.

After a contract negotiation between Judge Brown and CBS Television Distribution had gone awry, CBS announced that they would be pulling the plug on Judge Joe Brown in September. The disagreement between Judge Brown and CBS, entailed a sharp decrease in budget due to Judge Brown’s continuing decrease in ratings, and a proposed salary cut as compensation.

After 15 prosperous seasons on the air, the future of Judge Joe Brown is at this moment, quite unknown. Although Judge Brown has stated that he’s looking for another network, nothing has been set in stone at this time.

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