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Court TV to stream Depp vs Heard trial

Court TV, the digital broadcast network known for its ‘gavel-to-gavel’ coverage of high-profile trials, is to carry the Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard court case which is set to commence on April 11th. “Court cases that are as high-profile as this one often create a lot of noise, and it can be difficult for viewers […]

April 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

Law&Crime Network, Court TV settle lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by Law&Crime Network against Court TV over incorrect marketing materials has been settled. Court TV has issued an apology on its website, clarifying that its marketing materials prior to the Derek Chauvin trial were incorrect and misleading to the public. The apology read: “Marketing materials promoting Court TV prior to the trial […]

July 20, 2021

400K+ Court TV viewers for Chauvin verdict   

More than 400,000 viewers – the most since the network relaunched – tuned into Court TV to watch the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial on April 20th. Court TV viewing Tuesday afternoon peaked between 4:30-5:30pm ET – during which time the verdicts were read – at 402,000 viewers 2+. Court TV was ranked in […]

April 23, 2021

Prediction: Freeview to see increased competition

Increased movement and competition on UK DTT platform Freeview is among the developments for 2021 predicted by Chris Parsons, Chief Executive at channel operations specialist MediaPaedia Broadcast. His five predictions are: Covid efficiencies are here to stay 2020 saw unprecedented changes in the broadcast industry, one traditionally based on trade shows and meetings. Production has […]

January 15, 2021

Court TV launches on Freesat

Court TV has grown its UK presence via a new carriage agreement with Freesat, the free-to-air satellite platform. The deal adds an additional two million homes to Court TV’s viewing base in the UK via Freesat channel 177 effective immediately. The channel offers audiences access to, and analysis of, real-life courtroom dramas taking place in […]

November 30, 2020

Court TV expands into UK

The real-life dramas of criminal trials in the US now have an international audience as Court TV launches in the UK. Court TV is now available on Sky channel 179, with more distribution agreements expected to be announced soon. Building on its popularity with US audiences and advertisers, Court TV’s UK channel provides viewers access […]

September 16, 2020