Friday, July 11, 2008

Emmy Nom For Full Disclosure Cable TV Series: Feds Nail OC Sheriff Carona: Justice or Abuse: Internet Video Preview (5 min)

The Full Disclosure Network® 2007 four-part cable TV series covering the Federal prosecution of Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona has been nominated for an L.A. Area Emmy Award in the Informational, Public Affairs Series category (50% or more In Studio). A five minute video preview of the nominated series entitled "Feds Nail OC Sheriff: Justice Or Abuse" is available for viewing here .

This series was sponsored and originally featured on Charter Communications Cable system in Glendale and distributed to 45 cable systems. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will announce the Emmy winners in all categories at an Awards ceremony to be held on Saturday, September 6, 2008 at the Leonard Goldenson Theater.

Included in the series is an exclusive interview with Sheriff Mike Carona only days after his arraignment in Federal Court. Other experts on the subject of Federal Prosecutions, procedures and sentencing who describe the possible fate of the Sheriff are:
  • Anthony Patchett, Special Assistant L. A. District Attorney(ret)
  • Stan Goldman, Professor Loyola Law School and Media consultant
  • Jan L.Handzlik, former Federal Prosecutor, Partner Howrey, LLP.
  • Mark Allenbaugh, former Staff Attorney U.S. Sentencing Guidlines Commission & partner with Allenbaugh & Samini lawfirm.

Among the issues covered in the series are:

  • Tactics of the Federal Prosecutors,
  • Role and impact of the media in tainting the jury pool,
  • Federal sentences and plea bargaining process.

This is the second time Full Disclosure Network® has been nominated for the prestigious L.A Area Emmy Award. In 2002 the Series on L.A.’s War Against Terrorism won the Emmy in the same category and was the first time ever that an independently produced, public access program had been honored, besting other nominees from KNBC, KTLA and KOCE at the time.

Since 1992 the Full Disclosure Network® has been produced by Emmy Award winning host Leslie Dutton and Producer T. J. Johnston. In 2002 the Full Disclosure® special series “L. A.’s War Against Terrorism” was recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a local Emmy Award for a public affairs, informational series. Channels and airtimes can be found on the website.

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