'The Verdict with Judge Hatchett' Cleared in 85% of Country

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has cleared its sixth court show, The Verdict with Judge Hatchett, on TV stations covering 85% of the country, the company said late Tuesday.

The Verdict with Judge Hatchettis an unprecedented launch because of Judge Glenda Hatchett’s strong brand and unique talent,” said Andrew Temple, president, domestic television distribution, Entertainment Studios, in a statement. “Our station group partners are extremely well-positioned for success with Judge Glenda Hatchett -- whose compassion and fight for justice are in high demand.”

The show, which stars former Judge Hatchett star Glenda Hatchett, joins Entertainment Studios’ raft of court shows, which includes America’s Court with Judge Ross, Justice with Judge Mablean, Supreme Justice with Judge Karen, Justice for All with Judge Cristina Perez and We the People with Gloria Allred

The Verdict with Judge Hatchett airs on such TV station groups as Tribune, CBS, Sinclair, Weigel, Sunbeam, Nexstar, Media General, Scripps, Meredith, Hearst, Cox and more. It also airs on ES Cable Network and online at Entertainment Studios’ web site, JusticeCentral.TV.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.