#1 NEW SYNDICATED STRIP WITH ADULTS 25-54 "LAUREN LAKE'S PATERNITY COURT" RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Los Angeles, CA August, 2014 - MGM's Orion TV Productions' first-run strip LAUREN LAKE'S PATERNITY COURT, will have its second season premiere Monday, September 22. The syndicated courtroom series, which recently moved production to Atlanta, GA, features presiding judge Lauren Lake who takes her place on the bench, helping families come together to sort out complicated relationships and find resolution in their lives.
LAUREN LAKE'S PATERNITY COURT was created by David Armour, who serves as executive producer along with veteran syndicated producer Ed Connolly Jr. The daytime courtroom series is the #1 new first run strip with all key Adults, delivering the highest year-to-year gains with Homes among all new syndicated strips - prompting time period upgrades and renewal requests across the country. LAUREN LAKE'S PATERNITY COURT also delivered the highest time period growth among Homes and all key Women of any court show this May, including "Judge Judy."
The show's popularity is exploding, as it can now be seen in 92% of the country, including CBS Television Station's WLNY (New York) and such station groups as Hearst, Sinclair, Tribune, Fox and Scripps who all renewed in the 2014-15 season.
Since the series debuted, the dynamic Lauren Lake has become a sought after guest on many shows including "Wendy Williams," "Dr Drew," "CNN Showbiz," "The Insider," "Access Hollywood Live," and the top rated nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning show, among many others.
In the courtroom series, the sharp-witted Lake helps litigants resolve legal issues involving paternity using DNA results. A legal and relationship expert, she is a graduate of the University of Michigan and earned her law degree at Wayne State University. Lake is a member of the New York, New Jersey and Michigan bars with concentrations in family, criminal, entertainment law.
LAUREN LAKE'S PATERNITY COURT is a nationally syndicated 30-minute court show airing five days a week, which premiered in more than 92% of the country in September 2013. The show debuted in all of the top 50 markets and on station groups including Tribune, CBS, Sinclair, Weigel, Hearst, Fox, Scripps and others, encompassing more than 140 stations nationwide.
LAUREN LAKE'S PATERNITY COURT is produced by 79th & York Entertainment and distributed by Orion TV Productions (Orion Television), a division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. For more information, please visit the official PATERNITY COURT WITH LAUREN LAKE Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/PaternityCourt, and follow the show on Twitter, @PaternityCourt, using the hashtag #PaternityCourt, as well as on Instagram, @PaternityCourtTV.
About Lauren Lake
Lauren Lake is a multi-faceted television personality, as well as a legal and relationship expert. She graduated from the University of Michigan and earned her law degree at Wayne State University. She is a member of the New York, New Jersey and Michigan bars. Lake regularly contributes her no-nonsense, tell-it-like-it-is advice and analysis to some of today's most popular television programs, including "The View," "Good Morning America," "Today," "CBS This Morning," "Dr. Phil" and "Nancy Grace;" been featured in articles in various publications, such as The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, and Time Magazine; and has served as moderator and contributor on panels dedicated to women, relationships, empowerment, and family. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Lake is a dedicated wife and mother who is committed to encouraging and inspiring ordinary people to live extraordinary lives.
About Orion TV Productions
Orion TV Productions, Inc., a subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., produces content for television distribution.