COURT TV® EXTRA
To Offer Live Coverage of Alaska V. Waterman Trial
January 24, 2006
Ketchikan, Alaska - Court TV announced today that Court TV Extra,
their online service that brings subscribers multiple live video
feeds from courtrooms across the country, will stream the first
degree murder trial of Rachelle Waterman, 16, live from the Diamond
Courthouse in Juneau, AK.
Waterman from Craig, Alaska
is alleged to have conspired in the murder of her mother Lauri,
48. According to the announcement, the trial is scheduled to
begin tomorrow on the network's web-based service and can be
accessed on Court TV's website at www.courttv.com/extra.
Rachelle Waterman's alleged co-conspirators were two former boyfriends,
Jason Arrant and Brian Radel. Rachelle Waterman often discussed
her dislike of her mother on her Internet blog, "My Crappy
Life, the Inside Look of an Insane Person." Although Arrant
and Radel are expected to testify that Waterman asked them to
murder her mother, Waterman has pleaded not guilty.
Court TV Extra provides continuous, multiplexed trial
coverage using streaming video. The subscription service brings
subscribers live video feeds from courtrooms across the country
directly to their PCs. Users can choose which feed to watch at
any given time, live and without interruption for commercials
or commentary. The site also includes trial highlights, the latest
legal news, and special reports that support Court TV's award-winning
Web site, Courttv.com.
Court TV Extra costs $5.95 per month, and is available
to new users for a free trial period of 30 days.
Court TV News is taping the trial to air at a later date.
Court TV Online is the corporate umbrella for Court TV's four
websites: Courttv.com, TheSmokingGun.com, CrimeLibrary.com and
Court TV Extra. These websites are the premier source
for comprehensive reporting, analysis, coverage and viewing of
the country's most newsworthy trials, as well as in-depth investigative
reporting and comprehensive accounts of significant historical
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