RICH GOLDMAN NAMED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF JUDGE KAREN'S COURT
SERIES PREMIERES SEPTEMBER 20
(July 19, 2010) - Rich Goldman has been named Executive Producer of JUDGE KAREN'S COURT, the new court series from Litton Entertainment premiering September 20. Goldman's long-standing working relationship with Judge Karen Mills-Francis as Executive Producer of the previous Judge Karen series will enable him to bring out the best in her feisty and fun personality. Dave Morgan, President and CEO of Litton, is also Executive Producer of the new series, which will be shot in Los Angeles.
"Rich Goldman has been working with Judge Karen and he has enormous experience producing a number of important court shows," said Bill Butler, Vice President, Programming and Promotion, Sinclair Broadcast Group. "Combining the strengths and experience of Judge Karen and Rich is a wonderful opportunity to make a great television program."
"Judge Karen is a phenomenal television talent - razor-sharp, quick as a whip, deeply insightful and absolutely hilarious," said Goldman. "Seeing her in action is totally exhilarating and pure entertainment. If you don't believe me. . .just watch her once."
Prior to working with Judge Karen, Goldman's credits include extensive experience in the courtroom series genre as executive producer of Judge Hatchett and Judge David Young and co-executive producer of Judge Maria Lopez.
He has produced numerous series and specials for Sony, Fox and MTV, and Comedy Central's Cable Ace� Award-nominated series Viva Variety. He is the recipient of an Emmy� Sports Award for the 1996 coverage of the Summer Olympics. He is also the producer of Rich Goldman's Creature Quest, a DVD series for kids that leads viewers on searches for wild animals in exotic locations across the globe.
JUDGE KAREN'S COURT will premiere nationally on Monday, September 20. Previously announced groups for the series include Tribune's New York flagship WPIX-TV, Barrington, Belo, Capitol, Cox, Gray, Lin, Media General, New Age, Newport, Quincy, Raycom, Roberts, Sinclair, Venture and Weigel.
Judge Karen, called "the most colorful judge on TV" by The Los Angeles Times, is known for her trademark burgundy robes and blonde hair along with her razor-sharp wit and compassionate heart. Audiences embraced Judge Karen's feisty personality and passionate advocacy for families and children.
Litton Entertainment, the preeminent independent distributor in the television industry, has been creating and distributing quality programming for over twenty years. Programs include Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures and Jack Hanna's Into the Wild, Storm Stories, NASCAR Angels, Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller, Judge Karen's Court, Street Court, and The Brian McKnight Show. Litton News Source distributes Good Housekeeping Reports, Brighter Living with Dr. Mallika Marshall, M.D., Metro Traffic Reports and Consumer Reports. For more information, visit www.litton.tv.