Judge Cristina Perez
This year, the Daytime Emmys added a new category for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Programs, a first in the history of the genre. Newcomer series Cristina's Court is one of the five nominees, which also include Judge Judy, Judge David Young, the Judge Hatchett Show and The People's Court. TVGuide.com spoke with Judge Cristina Perez to hear more about the nomination, how she sizes up the competition and what the Daytime Emmys will have in store. Anna DimondTVGuide.com: What did you think when you heard the news?Cristina: I was thrilled, it was, for me, it was really exciting because I know everyone says, 'Oh, I'm just so excited to be nominated,' but I'd be lying to you if I told you I don't want to win. But truly, for us, for me, doing court shows in Spanish language, and crossing over to English language, for me it was just such a testament to the people who watch court shows, and for the fans who have followed me, and for my new fans, who got us. So the trophy was the nomina...
Judge Hatchett courtesy Sony
Sony Pictures Television has decided to air reruns rather than original episodes of Judge Hatchett next season, theorizing that grouping the repeats as theme weeks will fool viewers into thinking that they are watching something new.... Elderly rockers Rush will hit the road in April, embarking on a 40-plus-date tour that will include rarely hit destinations such as Austin, Orlando, New Orleans, Jacksonville and Winnipeg. Of course, given there advanced age, they will now be introduced as Not So Fast There, You Whippersnapper! Ben Katner