May 10, 2007 |
Nancy Grace is ending her justice-themed interview and debate show, "Nancy Grace: Closing Arguments," on Court TV after 10 years with the network. Grace said Wednesday that she was leaving Court TV to focus on her legal analysis program, "Nancy Grace," on CNN Headline News and on her charitable endeavors.
January 15, 2002
Re "Terror Trial Judge Wary of TV, Won't Rule It Out," Jan. 10: The very fact that Zacarias Moussaoui has asked for his terrorism trial to be televised is good enough reason to see that it doesn't happen. Doubtless he wants to be seen by his fellow cult members around the world as a martyr so that he may incite them to further acts of murder. And Court TV stands to make a fortune in the process, so of course they think it's a great idea. The lawyers for both parties are asking Judge Leonie Brinkema to overturn a ban on cameras in federal courtrooms so that their agendas may be met, regardless of the platform it provides for terrorists and the danger it brings to testifying witnesses.
March 8, 2007 |
Star Jones Reynolds is returning to her roots. The onetime prosecutor and talk show host, whose acrimonious departure from ABC's "The View" last year made headlines, has landed a new gig at Court TV, the cable channel that helped launch her TV career. The former Brooklyn district attorney, who first joined Court TV as a legal commentator in 1991, is getting her own one-hour daytime talk show, the network announced Wednesday.
December 27, 2001 |
Court TV is asking a federal judge for permission to broadcast the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui, the first person indicted in the Sept. 11 attacks. Federal rules explicitly prohibit TV cameras in courtrooms, but lawyers for Court TV say that prohibition is unconstitutional. "Through television, the means exist for all Americans to exercise their constitutional right to observe this trial," wrote Court TV attorney Lee Levine, in a motion filed Friday in federal court in Alexandria.
January 28, 1995 |
Members of the electronic media covering the O.J. Simpson murder trial are criticizing Court TV because of a snafu this week that resulted in an alternate juror being shown, and may ask for another operator to take over the pool camera. Sylvia Teague, president of the Radio & Television News Assn., a professional organization coordinating media pool coverage in the courtroom, said electronic media representatives have raised concerns about Court TV's ability to handle the pool camera.
May 27, 1998 |
NBC plans to sell its one-third stake in the Court TV cable network to partners Time Warner Inc. and Liberty Media Corp. for about $70 million in cash, according to one person familiar with the agreement. The companies declined to disclose financial terms. New York-based Time Warner and Liberty Media, based in Englewood, Colo., will split the NBC stake to become equal owners of the network, which shows live coverage of prominent trials and other programs about the law.