UPDATE: TV News Swarms Over Verdict As Conrad Murray Convicted In Death Of Michael Jackson

By | Monday November 7, 2011 @ 1:17pm PST

UPDATE 1:17 PM: The TV news community swarmed over the guilty verdict against Dr. Conrad Murray, convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson in June 2009. CBS/2, NBC/4, KTLA/5, ABC/7, KCAL/9, Fox/11, CNN, HLN, MSNBC, Fox News and truTV all covered the verdict live from the Los Angeles Criminal Court in Downtown L.A. Murray had no visible reaction to the news, while cameras showed celebration among the sign-wielding crowd gathered outside the court. In the wake of the verdict, those hoping for conviction were interviewed all over the local news dial, while on cable news pundits and legal experts held court with opinion and reaction. The exceptions were Fox News, which quickly went back to its scheduled news rotation, and KCOP/13 locally, which opted to stick with its Bewitched rerun. Murray was handcuffed in court; his sentencing date is November 29.

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Bigger Than O.J.? Dr. Conrad Murray’s Trial To Be Televised

By | Monday February 7, 2011 @ 9:05pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Judge Michael Pastor today granted a motion that will allow TV  cameras at Dr. Conrad Murray’s upcoming trial for the death of Michael Jackson. Murray has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Jury selection is scheduled to begin March 24.

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Discovery’s Michael Jackson Autopsy Documentary ‘Postponed Indefinitely’

By | Friday December 31, 2010 @ 1:26pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Two days after Michael Jackson’s estate blasted Discovery Channel for their decision to air a documentary about the autopsy of the late pop star, the cable channel has pulled the program off the schedule. “Given the commencement of legal proceedings … Read More »

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