Court TV, two years into revival, sees Derek Chauvin trial as chance for more eyeballs

Court TV, by its very name, is synonymous with the biggest criminal trials of the 1990s and 2000s, from the Menendez Brothers and O.J. Simpson to Scott Peterson and Martha Stewart. Even after Turner Broadcasting killed the network in 2008, a former Turner executive Jonathan Katz always believed the name still had value. So a decade later, his Atlanta-based Katz Broadcasting, now part of E.W. Scripps, purchased the intellectual property of Court TV from Turner. Now the Atlanta-based network is providing live, gavel-to-gavel coverage of one of the most-watched trials in recent memory: the Minnea…

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