Judge Judy’s new show Hot Bench Today at 3 on ABC7

Hot Bench, Judge Judy’s NEW Court Show Today at 3 on ABC7

Judge Judy’s exciting NEW courtroom reality show “Hot Bench” has a panel of three judges serving up justice with a twist. Witness first-hand how they hash out justice behind closed doors and the judicial ruckus that follows when verdicts are handed down. Three Judges. Three opinions. One verdict. “Hot Bench” Today at 3 on ABC7.

Today on “Hot Bench”

“My Bench Should Not Be Hot!” A young man studying law enforcement is accused of being a scam artist; he makes the case that he is the real victim here.
“Coco, the Matted and Mauled Terrier” A small terrier suffers a serious injury while in the care of a mobile pet groomer; the groomer says the dog threw his head into her scissors.

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