Sarah Palin Daytime Court TV Show in Development

Sarah Palin court TV Show
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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.


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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 is Warm Springs’ star of choice, as she has a “telegenic personality, wide appeal and common sense wisdom (that) make her a natural for this kind of format.”

Palin has her fair share of television experience, though she’s never sat at the helm of any court fare. She was an on-air contributor for Fox News and also starred in her own TLC family reality show, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska.”

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  1. Marlys Newcomb says:

    Sarah, you continue to embarrass many of us in North Idaho…can’t imagine where you got all your crazy ideas! Please don’t keep trying to be something that you are not! Just enjoy your kids & grandkids!!

  2. Jennifer Hill says:

    She lacks the basic intelligence to have a reality show of his nature. Heck, she lacks the basic intelligence for life in general.

  3. Soonie says:

    Sara Palin has gifted from GOD & JUSES commom sense of human been she is really good about what’s does she do. I like her very honesty, and very fairly.

  4. Guy says:

    Coming to Comedy Central….”Fronteer Justus”, sponsored by the NRA

  5. Bill B. says:

    Unreal! The woman is incoherent and offensive when one can understand the words coming out of her mouth. This show, which seems to think that a book writer and a social media whore is qualified to be a judge, is in development. I hope her brain is undergoing development as well. It needs it. She is pretty stupid.

  6. Bun Ho says:

    You are kidding right? A production company in MONTANA? The good folks in Montana are not THAT stupid. How can anyone think Palin can be a “television personality” when she lacks a personality. There is more to entertaining than blaming Obama for the ills of the universe.

  7. Erin Barton says:

    First, Telegenic should not be a word, I know it is but dear gawd. Second while she might have “Wide appeal” she has ZERO common sense or wisdom so let’s just be careful how we are trying to push this idea on the public. This is about ratings and the people who hate her will tune in to watch as well, sadly. This, hopefully, will be about as sustainable as watching a car wreck in slow motion, riveting for a moment then you have to drive on. And remember Kato Kaelin’s reign as a “Judge” was short lived.

  8. KET says:

    So is Carbou Barbie now going to preside over her son’s domestic violence charges? Or her whole family’s drunken brawls at some local Alaska watering hole? When Bristol goes preggers with her next out-of-wedlock boy toy, will Sarah preside over a shotgun wedding ceremony instead? Oh, the useless drama writes itself.

  9. Je Vizzusi says:

    Unbelievable, and I suppose that Shock Appeal is exactly what these Producer’s need to sell this travesty. At least other court shows actually use sitting judges. That will be a factor for potential distribution. Its not a good fit for her.. but her heavy followers are sure to tune in but unless Trump picks her as a running mate.. then the deal is off, case closed! @JEV1A

  10. Appearing Tonight says:

    I’ve been waiting for a good excuse to cut the cord and this one should do it . . . .

  11. cadavra says:

    This will be a great help in determining the most stupid people on the planet: those who would let this imbecile try their case.

  12. Geri313 says:

    Please join with me in not watching this and sending Sarah back home for good.

  13. Jinko says:

    She’s just too stupid, and has a voice like fingernails on a blackboard. The woman should not be allowed to open her mouth in public.

  14. EK says:

    Won’t sell.

  15. Did The Onion somehow post this on the Variety site? Do they have a title for the show yet? How about “Kangaroo Nutball Court?”

  16. Michael Anthony says:

    Let’s see who had this moment of inspiration. And then boot them out of the business. Tzv is stupid enough. These are high paid executives and they think this is a good idea? Ha ha ha.

    I long for the day when Palin disappears from our airwaves for good. Of cpurse, we won’t change history. We’ll just describe her contributions to society. I think a sentence outta do it.

  17. Bob says:

    Oh, dear God…..Just what the world was waiting for — more Sarah Pale in the Ass!

  18. mollytopia says:

    Definitely let’s have someone without a law degree serve as a judge, on national TV. I’m not sure her “common sense” is adequate for…well, anything. But I like to stay positive, so here’s the up side: if this project ever gets off the ground it will be proof that miracles are still happening all around us – yay!

  19. JC says:

    Long sigh…

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