Business Wire, June 6, 2002

Entertainment Editors


Network's 2002 Summer Lineup Includes New Original Series,

Documentary Premieres and Special Movie Marathons

Court TV today announced its summer primetime programming lineup, which includes the launch of a new weekly series, The Elite, a unique look inside the lives of the men and women who serve in the nation's top law enforcement organizations.

Court TV will also premiere the new weekly series Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege and Justice and present the third installment of the network's award-winning Court TV/Ladies Home Journal Safety Challenge series, hosted by Cynthia McFadden and produced in association with ABC News.

In addition to the new series launches and documentary premieres, Court TV will present a number of programming stunts that invite viewers into the thick of investigations and crime solving, including a Father's Day Family of Cops movie marathon. The network will also feature a Fourth of July weekend movie marathon, hosted by former NYPD Blue cast member Nick Turturro, and an NYPD Blue marathon.

Follow Your Intuition, with Andrea Thompson

Court TV will premiere a new Saturday night programming block on June 8 entitled "Follow Your Intuition." Thompson, who starred in seasons five, six and seven of NYPD Blue and was most recently an anchor on CNN Headline News, will do introductions and promos for the three hours of programming that begins with NYPD Blue at 8:00 PM, two half-hours of Forensic Files beginning at 9:00 PM and Court TV's documentary series The System at 10:00 PM.

Father's Day Movie Marathon

Court TV celebrates Father's Day with a movie marathon. The network will air all three Family of Cops movies starring Charles Bronson, who plays Police Commander Paul Fein, the strong and loving patriarch of a family of cops and lawyers. The Father's Day Movie Marathon begins Sunday, June 16 at 4:00 PM (ET/PT) and will run until 10:00 PM (ET/PT).

Dominick Dunne's Power Privilege and Justice

Beginning Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 PM (ET/PT), Court TV and Dominick Dunne are taking viewers behind mansion walls and country club gates at some of the country's most exclusive locales for a look at the more sinister side of high society in Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege and Justice. Dunne, a best selling author and a celebrated columnist at Vanity Fair, will guide viewers through a selection of true cases that explore the greed and arrogance that leads people to believe they are above the law. The six consecutive episodes include A Marriage of Inconvenience (June 19), A Scandal in Hunt Country (June 26), Miami Vices (July 3), Unbridled Greed (July 10), Billionaire Boys Club (July 17) and Mystery in the Hamptons (July 24).

Fourth of July Red, White and All Blue Movie Marathon, with Nick Turturro

Former NYPD Blue cast member Nick Turturro hosts Court TV's July 4th marathon from 9:00 AM (ET/PT) to 3:00 AM (ET/PT). The marathon features movies starring NYPD Blue cast members including Glitz with Jimmy Smits, Murder at Devil's Glen with Rick Schroeder, Morrison Murders, with Gordon Clapp, Kidnapped in Paradise, with Charlotte Ross, Hunt for Justice, with Nick Turturro, and Serial Killer, with Kim Delaney. Then, on Friday, July 5, from 9:00 AM (ET/PT) to 6:30 PM (ET/PT), the network will present an NYPD Blue marathon, which will include Jimmy Smits' last episode, the first episode that starred Rick Schroeder and a special behind-the-scenes documentary on the series, The Making of NY

Charles Bronson

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