DISH Launches Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Networks JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV
Entertainment Studios, Inc., one of the largest independent producers and distributors of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations, and owner of seven 24-hour HD cable networks, has reached an agreement with DISH for distribution of its JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV cable television network.
The JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV cable television network is now available on DISH channel 240. Court enthusiasts will now be able to access the only 24/7 dedicated legal and news cable television network effective today. DISH customers can enjoy watching all their favorite Emmy® nominated/award-winning judges and court shows, featuring some of the biggest names in law. In the four years since the network’s launch in late 2012, carriage of JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV has grown immensely, and is now available in over 40 million households.
“JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV represents a successful and underserved genre,” said Andy LeCuyer, Vice President of Programming for DISH. “Our customers now have the perfect destination for a wide variety of the best court shows available to them around the clock from the largest producer of television court programming.”
“Since we launched the network in December of 2012, JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV has consistently delivered double-digit ratings growth in all key day parts,” said Byron Allen, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Entertainment Studios. “I am very proud of our new relationship with DISH and I am highly confident their subscribers will enjoy the network.”
DISH customers will get full access to the thousands of hours of the Entertainment Studios court programming library, including:
•JUSTICE WITH JUDGE MABLEAN – Television viewers know Judge Mablean from the television show ‘Divorce Court,’ where Judge Mablean presided as the Judge for seven seasons (1999-2006).
•AMERICA’S COURT WITH JUDGE ROSS – Nominated for an Emmy® Award, this is the next generation of court shows. Judge Ross shows litigants how they can responsibly deal with their disputes and understand the consequences of their actions.
•JUSTICE FOR ALL WITH JUDGE CRISTINA PEREZ – Three-time Emmy®-Award winner Cristina Perez is back on the bench. Cristina is the ultimate crossover host, who appeals to audiences everywhere.
•SUPREME JUSTICE WITH JUDGE KAREN – Twice elected as a county court judge in Miami, Judge Karen Mills-Francis is known for her feisty, full-of-life personality and passionate advocacy for families and children.
•WE THE PEOPLE WITH GLORIA ALLRED – The biggest name in law has assumed the gavel. Nominated for an Emmy® Award, Gloria Allred has been the real-life advocate and leader in conflict resolution and now she is the star of an explosive court show.
•THE VERDICT WITH JUDGE HATCHETT – Two-time Emmy®-nominated host Judge Glenda Hatchett presided as Judge on JUDGE HATCHETT for a total of fourteen seasons on the air. JUDGE HATCHETT won a Prism Award for Best Unscripted Non-Fiction Series or Special for Television.