ABC has ordered 10-episodes of a new courtroom comedy series from Steve Harvey, working title Judge Steve Harvey.

(ABC/Eric McCandless)

(ABC/Eric McCandless)

What’s Happening:

  • Comedian, host and actor Steve Harvey is heading back to scripted television on ABC.
  • The Celebrity Family Feud host will star and executive produce in a courtroom comedy currently under the working title of Judge Steve Harvey.
  • Ten 60-minute episodes have been ordered that will cover topics from small claims to big disputes.
  • The judge’s decisions will be based on his own life experiences in addition to common sense.
  • Judge Steve Harvey is set to premiere in 2022.
  • Joining Steve Harvey as executive producers are Brandon Williams, Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager, Jared Morrell and Barb Bialkowski.
  • Myeshia Mizuno will serve as showrunner.
  • Casting is currently underway through Mystic Arts.
  • Judge Steve Harvey is a co-production between Den of Thieves and Walt Disney Television’s newly formed alternative unit.
  • The news was shared ahead of ABC’s TCA Summer Press Tour presentations.