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Stephen Arnold Music Creates Custom Sonic Brand & Music Package for Relaunch of Court TV

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Bold orchestrated sounds enhance dramatic gavel-to-gavel legal programming

DALLAS,TX – (May 29, 2019) – The recent relaunch of Court TV introduced new a new sonic brand and music package created by Stephen Arnold Music, The World Leader in Sonic Branding®, for the respected network devoted to live, gavel-to-gavel coverage, legal reporting and expert analysis of the nation’s most important and compelling trials.

The Texas-based company utilized all live orchestration to create a range of original compositions representing the pacing, tone and emotion of the network’s programming. Trumpets, trombones, French horns, violins, violas and celli contributed to the vibrancy and boldness of the music themes composed for Court TV programming including Court TV Live, Breaking News, Special Trial Coverage and the primetime Closing Arguments with Vinnie Politan.

“Court TV is a 24-hour network with extensive live programming, so the custom music package built around a unique sonic brand plays a critical role in the presentation to our audience throughout each broadcast day,” said SVP/Creative, Katz Networks/Court TV Bryan Slonaker.

“Creating a sonic brand for the relaunch of Court TV, a trailblazing network with a deep history, was indeed very special,” said Stephen Arnold Music VP/Creative Chad Cook. “Our team especially enjoyed the unique assignment of composing a music package that captures a sense of crime and justice.”


About Court TV
For nearly two decades, Court TV brought high-profile courtroom dramas into American living rooms. Continuing that legacy, Katz Networks has rebooted one of the most iconic brands in television history. The new Court TV is devoted to live gavel-to-gavel coverage, in-depth legal reporting and expert analysis of the nation’s most important and compelling trials. The network will run 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will air on cable, satellite, over-the-air and over-the-top.

About Katz Networks
The Katz Networks are targeted, demo-specific brands leading a new generation of fast-growing, multi-platform networks that super serve consumers with diverse and entertaining programming available to be seen everywhere, on over-the-air, cable, satellite television, via over-the-top services, on mobile devices and on the web. Katz Networks is part of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP).

About Stephen Arnold Music
Often referred to as the most-heard, least-known composers in the world, Stephen Arnold Music’s sonic creativity is experienced every day in more than 500 million homes worldwide. Based in Texas, The World Leader in Sonic Branding® has more than 25 years of success delivering impactful, brand-defining compositions that make a difference for today’s top media outlets, corporations, production companies, content creators and advertising agencies. With multiple Emmys, Addys and Promax Golds to their credit, Stephen Arnold Music’s specialized approach and commitment to the power of sonic branding, state-of-the-art production, detailed research, innovative strategies and unparalleled customer service is at the core of its promise. Stephen Arnold Music continues to set the creative bar in a highly competitive landscape.

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