HomeTVJudge Joe BrownSalary Dispute Ends in Cancellation For Judge Joe Brown Jillian Bowe March 27, 2013 4 Comments Say arrivederci to Judge Joe Brown. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 15-year-old syndicated court show has been cancelled. Despite it being the second highest-rated court show in syndication; CBS Television Distribution axed the series after contract negotiations over Brown's salary reached an impasse. The trade paper alleges Brown was making $20 million a year. CBS Television Distribution was trying to cut his salary, since the show had been declining in ratings. In a released statement, CBS TD said, We would like to thank Joe for 15 great years, as well as executive producer John Terenzio and the entire staff for all their hard work and dedication to the show. There has been no word on Judge Joe Brown's last airdate. 4 Responses alstonboy4315 March 28, 2013 It’s a shame for all the people who will lose their jobs just because his of his massive ego and pride. Log in to Reply harlee490 March 28, 2013 GOOD way to many court shows and talk shows. Log in to Reply pferrando March 28, 2013 No loss. I tuned in once and was completely bored. This guy made 20 mil for that show? Good bye. Let’s bring on another soap! Log in to Reply Ryan-Scott March 28, 2013 $20 million? That deserves an investigation right there. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.