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Hot Bench

Series Description

From the producers of Judge Judy, HOT BENCH adds a new dimension to the court genre, with a panel of three judges hearing court cases, arguing the merits of the case amongst themselves and rendering a verdict. 'Hot Bench' is a term used to describe a court where the judge or judges frequently interrupt lawyers' presentations with questions, often leading to lively exchanges. HOT BENCH's trio of judges are Judge Patricia DiMango, Judge Tanya Acker and Judge Michael Corriero.

This Week's Episodes
Mon: "Punching and Pushing Match?!" – A property manager claims her mother was shoved and she was punched in the face when a disgruntled tenant came to pick up her property. 
Tue: "Spiritual Stalking and the Flower Child Scam?!" – A woman burns her lease in a full moon ritual to cut the energetic cord between herself and an Irish tenant. 
Wed: "Stabbing, Stealing and Smoking Crack?!" – A woman accuses her sister-in-law of doing drugs in the backseat of her car; her sister-in-law says she was stabbed soon after. 
Thu: "Wear and Tear Rip Off?!" – A couple is forced out of their fire-damaged home and rent from a landlord who allegedly charges exorbitant cleaning fees. 
Fri: "Funeral Fiasco" – After suffering a devastating loss, unwed parents fight over the cost of their son's funeral and back child support.