Question: What is going on with Court TV? On Friday, April 27, Catherine Crier said it was her last show. She never explained why or what is really going on. All she said was something like, "By the end of the year Court TV will be gone, and something will be in its place." What is happening? I TiVo'd Catherine every day, and I am feeling lost already that she won't be on. Her show was the best news show on TV. Is she going to another network? And will Court TV be leaving the air?
Answer: Court TV is going through a major transition that involves rebranding to the point where it seems that by the new year, it may even shed its original name. The channel itself will continue to exist, it just won't look the same. Catherine Crier's show appears to be a casualty of this new initiative, one of many changes that are bound to frustrate and annoy longtime fans. I haven't heard anything regarding Crier's future, but she's something of a brand name herself, and I would assume she'll eventuall ...read more