Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios has cleared its new court show, America's Court with Judge Ross, in 75% of the country for next fall.
Groups signing on including Weigel, Scripps, Media General, Acme, Cox, Raycom, Barrington, Ellis, Journal, Belo, Bonton, LIN, New Age and Sinclair. Besides airing in broadcast syndication, America's Court also will air on one of Entertainment Studios six high-definition cable networks that were launched on Verizon's FiOS broadband systems last September.
Entertainment Studios will produce and deliver a minimum of 26 weeks of original episodes of America's Court in high definition as well as 26 weeks of repeats. The show is sold in one-hour blocks of two half-hour episodes. Judge Kevin A. Ross, 46, has been a judge, prosecutor and media personality in Southern California.