Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
|Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program|
|Awarded for||Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program|
|Presented by||Academy of Television Arts & Sciences|
|Currently held by||Judge Judy
The Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program is a category of the Daytime Emmy Awards dedicated to the court show genre. It was first introduced in 2008. Previously, court shows were grouped miscellaneously in the talk show category.
In its first season, Cristina's Court became the first winner in this category in 2008. Last Shot with Judge Gunn won the award in 2012, only one season into its run. Last Shot is the first nontraditional courtroom series to receive the award. In 2013, Judge Judy won the award for the first time, making the show the first long-running, highly rated court show to win an Emmy.
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