Court TV

February 07, 2007 09:07 ET

Court TV News™ Offers a Window Into The Minds of Its Anchors and Staff With Launch of Daily Weblog

NEW YORK--(Collegiate Presswire - February 7, 2007) - What goes on behind-the-scenes, both inside and outside a courtroom? What is the world of defense attorneys and prosecutors really like? What are some fun and interesting facts one can learn about communities in which cases are tried. Students with an interest in the legal system, with the process of covering trials that Court TV anchors and correspondents engage in, or anyone who is fascinated by legal issues, will have a new and entertaining source of information beginning today.

Court TV News debuts "Inside Court TV," a daily running blog on www.courttvnews.com, providing a behind-the-scenes look into the premier legal news network. The weblog features regularly updated text and video postings from the network's anchors and correspondents who will sound off on anything and everything, from the latest criminal trials and legal news to pop culture and the law, current events and hot-button issues of the day.

Court TV News' anchors Nancy Grace, Catherine Crier, Ashleigh Banfield, Lisa Bloom, Jami Floyd, Jack Ford, Vinnie Politan, network correspondents and editorial and production staffers will present their opinions, observations, and thoughts via text and video postings, often with web exclusives and reprised Court TV News content.

Drawing from their strong legal perspectives, the bloggers will comment on just about anything, and offer behind-the-scenes scoop on trials; exploration of justice system; commentary on the day's riveting legal news stories, pop culture items, and crime news; Court TV field correspondents will talk about the latest courthouse news, and focus as well on the communities in which trials are occurring, offering their own observations, points of interest and more. Included in some of the weblogs will be embedded video to complement the text.

"Court TV News has a treasure trove of talented, passionate, informed and opinionated anchors and staff members with a tremendous knowledge of the legal system. This is their platform on which to share their perspectives on a host of issues, and give an insider's view into their daily lives," said Marlene Dann, Executive Vice President of Court TV News.

Court TV®, a Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. company, provides a window on the American system of justice through distinctive programming that both informs and entertains. Seen in 86 million U.S. homes, Court TV Networks is comprised of Court TV News™, which provides live trial coverage in daytime; Court TV: Seriously Entertaining™ in prime time, featuring investigative drama, expert reality and compelling non-fiction series; and Court TV Extra™, a subscription Web-based service offering viewers an interactive opportunity to watch multiple live trials on the Internet, while accessing the tremendous resources of Court TV Online™. The Court TV Web sites can be accessed via www.courttv.com and www.courttvnews.com.

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