COURT TV� STAYS ON THE CASE WITH PARCO P.I.SM
RE-UPPING FOR A SECOND SEASON OF THE POPULAR ORIGINAL SERIES
Network Renews Hybrid Reality Docu-Drama Series, Premiering August 2006
New York, November 14, 2005- Following a highly successful debut, Court TV has ordered up a second season of its original series Parco P.I., the show where the drama of investigation meets the reality of family life. From busting con-artists and cheating spouses to foiling corporate espionage and money laundering schemes, the sophomore season will include fascinating new stories from the case files of Intercontinental Investigations, the company run by Vinny Parco, with help from his eccentric family and team of female super-sleuths. Shooting begins early next year, with the season premiere in August 2006.
�Parco P.I. has attracted a strong audience because the series has all of the key elements of great TV: compelling stories, engaging characters and at it�s core a mystery that keeps views tuned in,� said Marc Juris, Court TV, General Manager. �The fact that the Parcos have their family issues to deal with as well makes it more relatable.�
Parco, P.I. is being produced by MarkMark Productions, with Mark Efman and Mark Farrell as Executive Producers. Robyn Hutt, VP of Current Programming and Specials, serves as Executive Producer for Court TV. Ed Hersh is the Executive in Charge of Production.
Court TV� provides a window on the American system of justice through distinctive programming that both informs and entertains. The Court TV NetworksSM are comprised of Court TV NewsSM, which provides live gavel-to-gavel trial coverage in daytime; and Court TV: Seriously EntertainingSM in primetime, featuring investigative drama, expert reality and relevant non-fiction series. Court TV is 50% owned by Time Warner, and 50% owned by Liberty Media Corp, and is seen in 85 million homes. (www.courttv.com or AOL Keyword: Court TV)