Among rookies, Columbia TriStar Television Distribution's ``Judge Hatchett show took sole possession of first place in households among first-run series for the first time ever, despite falling 5 percent to a 1.9 score. Longtime freshman champ ``Power of Attorney'' was a tenth of a point behind with a 1.8, off 10 percent and landing its lowest rating of the season.
is a nationally syndicated weekday courtroom series created to appeal to
young adults as well as viewers of all ages. Presiding in the courtroom
is Judge Glenda Hatchett, one of the youngest and most distinguished African
American women ever to serve as the presiding judge of a state court.
Offering younger litigants and a unique point of view, Judge Hatchett showcases a wide range of interesting and compelling cases that showcase a range of emotions. In addition to "tangible" disputes such as small claims, "Judge Hatchett" will introduce deeper, emotional issues such as cases involving personal family matters.