Arrest & Trial

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Arrest & Trial
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GenreDocumentary/nontraditional court show
Presented by Brian Dennehy
Narrated by Steve Zirnkilton
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes68
Production
Executive producer(s) Dick Wolf
Running time23 minutes
Production company(s) MoPo Entertainment
Wolf Films
Studios USA Television Distribution
Distributor Studios USA Television Distribution
Release
Original network Syndication
Original release2000 (2000) 
2001 (2001)

Arrest & Trial is an American, syndicated nontraditional court show which follows individual criminal cases (commission, police investigation, and actual trial) via a combination of reenactments and real trial footage. Episodes run for 30 minutes, and the program aired during the 2000-01 television season. Brian Dennehy hosted.

The program was produced by Dick Wolf, executive producer and creator of the Law & Order franchise.

Steve Zirnkilton, also of the Law & Order franchise was the show's narrator.

The show was transmitted in the UK on Channel 5.


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