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Cristina Court Beats Judge Judy With Requiem For A Pit Bull

by | 21st, June 2008

requiem.jpg TABLOID BABY looks at the agonists for the legal/courtroom Daytime Emmy:

Cristina’s Court, the syndicated daytime courtroom series starring blonde Telemundo crossover Cristina Perez, beat Judge Judy, Judge Hatchett, the People’s Court and gay judge David Young tonight for the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences’ first legal/courtroom Daytime Emmy…

The episode that was judged and which won was Requiem for A Pit Bull , the story of the life and death of the two-year-old family dog that demonstrated Brennan’s unique gifts for finding and telling stories that strike a personal and universal nerve. The power of the story ws such that influential animal rights groups like PETA and Last Chance for Animals joined the Hollywood crusade to see the segment, the producers behind it, the courtroom TV star who fronted it and the show that featured it, get the award they deserved.

It was “a hair-trigger episode that divided much the nation and pitted two of the country’s most intense lobby groups head to head on the case –the gun lobby versus animal rights.

“It stemmed from an incident that took place on an average street in Austin, Texas

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