Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Renews 'AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS' For Seven More Seasons
Daily Half-Hour Court Series Renewed Through Fall 2027
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2020 -- Byron Allen's Allen Media Group division Entertainment Studios, one of the largest independent producers and distributors of film and television with 67 shows on the air and owner of 16 U.S. ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX network affiliate broadcast television stations, eight 24-hour HD television networks, and the free AVOD streaming service Local Now serving nearly 180 million subscribers, proudly announces the renewal of its court series AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS for seven more seasons. AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS was nominated for a Daytime Emmy® Award in 2012 for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program.
Originally launched in September 2010, AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS began airing in its eleventh season last week. Featuring former Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Kevin A. Ross, AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS is a daily half-hour syndicated courtroom series with clearances on both independent and network group-owned television stations in over 90 percent of U.S. television markets. AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS is also featured on Allen's 24/7 HD television network, JUSTICECENTRAL.TV, which is available in over 44 million U.S. homes and is carried on Comcast, DirecTV, ATT U-Verse, Verizon FiOS, DISH, and other major cable carriers nationwide and globally.
AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS one of the five court shows currently produced and distributed by Allen's Entertainment Studios. The others are JUSTICE FOR ALL WITH JUDGE CRISTINA PEREZ, JUSTICE WITH JUDGE MABLEAN, SUPREME JUSTICE WITH JUDGE KAREN, and THE VERDICT WITH JUDGE HATCHETT.
"As we start our eleventh season, AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS is our first and longest-running court series, and we are enthusiastic to continue its success and longevity for another seven seasons," said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios/Allen Media Group. "Judge Kevin Ross in an outstanding television host and judge. Allen Media Group and the audience are very fortunate to have his enormous talents available to us for another seven seasons."
"It's been an amazing ride! Byron Allen's unwavering vision delivered us to the viewers, and our fans still love what we bring to television," said Judge Kevin Ross. "I'm grateful to our dedicated team, and beyond excited to continue presiding over AMERICA'S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS for as long as our audience will have us."
About Entertainment Studios / Allen Media Group
Chairman and CEO Byron Allen founded Entertainment Studios in 1993. Headquartered in Los Angeles, it has offices in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Raleigh. Entertainment Studios owns 16 U.S. ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX network affiliate broadcast television stations and eight 24-hour HD television networks/streaming services serving nearly 180 million subscribers: THE WEATHER CHANNEL, PETS.TV, COMEDY.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, and JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV. Entertainment Studios will add its ninth network, THE WEATHER CHANNEL EN ESPANOL in 2021. Entertainment Studios also owns the LOCAL NOW streaming service, powered by THE WEATHER CHANNEL and content partners, which delivers real-time, hyper-local news, weather, traffic, sports, and lifestyle information. Entertainment Studios also produces, distributes, and sells advertising for 67 television programs, making it one of the largest independent producers/distributors of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations. Entertainment Studios International Television continues to extend the ES corporate branding and content around the globe. It currently has active license agreements and programming in South Africa, The United Arab Emirates, Australia, The Bahamas, Canada and New Zealand. With a library of over 5,000 hours of owned content across multiple genres, Entertainment Studios provides video content to broadcast television stations, cable television networks, mobile devices, multimedia platforms, and the World Wide Web. Our mission is to provide excellent programming to our viewers, online users, and Fortune 500 advertising partners.
Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures is a full-service, theatrical motion picture distribution company specializing in wide release commercial content. ESMP released 2017's highest-grossing independent movie, the shark thriller 47 METERS DOWN, which grossed over $44.3 million. In 2018, ESMP also released the critically-acclaimed and commercially successful Western HOSTILES, the historic mystery-thriller CHAPPAQUIDDICK and the sequel to 47 METERS DOWN, 47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED. The digital distribution unit of Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, Freestyle Digital Media, is a premiere multi-platform distributor with direct partnerships across all major cable, digital and streaming platforms. Capitalizing on a robust infrastructure, proven track record and a veteran sales team, Freestyle Digital Media is a true home for independent films.
In 2016, Entertainment Studios purchased TheGrio, a digital video-centric news community platform devoted to providing African-Americans with compelling stories and perspectives currently underrepresented in existing national news outlets. TheGrio features aggregated and original video packages, news articles and opinion pieces on topics that include breaking news, politics, health, business and entertainment. Originally launched in 2009, the platform was then purchased by NBC News in 2010. The digital platform remains focused on curating exciting digital content and currently has more than 20 million annual visitors.
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