Comcast And Court TV Extend Carriage Agreement
Comcast and Court TV have signed an agreement extending carriage of Court TV on Comcast cable systems. Additional terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
"We are pleased to announce this agreement with Court TV, which has become a top rated cable destination and a leader in forensic and investigative programming," said Matt Bond, Executive Vice President of Programming for Comcast. "Continuing to carry Court TV is important to us because of the valuable service they provide to our customers."
"This amicable resolution not only addresses the financial and growth concerns of both Court TV and Comcast but does so in a manner that enhances the partnership from which we have both benefited over the years," said Henry Schleiff, Chairman and CEO of Court TV. "Court TV looks forward to a long and mutually prosperous future with Comcast."
About Court TV
Court TV (www.Courttv.com or AOL Keyword: Court TV), a basic cable network, provides a window on the American system of justice through distinctive programming that both informs and entertains. As the leader in investigative television, Court TV telecasts trials by day and high-profile original programs like Forensic Files and popular off-network series like NYPD Blue in the evening. Court TV is 50% owned by AOL Time Warner, and 50% owned by Liberty Media Corp. The network is seen in almost 80 million homes.
About Comcast Cable
Headquartered in Philadelphia, Comcast Cable is a division of Comcast Corporation, a developer, manager and operator of broadband cable networks and provider of programming content. Operating in 17 of the United States' 20 largest metropolitan areas, Comcast is one of the leading communications, media and entertainment companies in the world. Providing basic cable, Digital Cable, high-speed Internet and telephone services, Comcast is the company to look to first for the communications products and services that connect people to what's important in their lives. The company's 55,000 employees, in six divisions, serve more than 21 million customers.