Former Mayor Oscar Goodman to Star in New Las Vegas-Based Television Show

November 15, 2011 by  

Fresh off his appearance in the network television series, “CSI: Las Vegas,” former mayor and Las Vegas icon, Oscar Goodman, is set to film the pilot for a new, Las Vegas-based courtroom show, “Vegas Night Court with Oscar Goodman.” Filming for the show will take place inside the legendary Elvis Presley Showroom at the Las Vegas Hilton, beginning Friday, Nov. 18.

With his iconic Las Vegas showgirls in tow and a glass of gin in hand, “Vegas Night Court with Oscar Goodman” will feature real court cases and a gallery filled with celebrities and Las Vegas notables.

“I couldn’t be more excited to make my way back to the courtroom,” said former Las Vegas Mayor, Oscar Goodman. “There’s no city in the world like Las Vegas and there won’t be a show quite like ‘Vegas Night Court with Oscar Goodman.’”

“Vegas Night Court with Oscar Goodman” is produced by Wayne Jeffries, manager of History’s “Pawn Stars,” which is cable television’s number one show, and five-time Emmy Award-winning Producer/Director, Jerry Kupcinet, who is often credited for creating the template for courtroom shows on television. Kupcinet’s credits include “Judge Judy,” “Judge Joe Brown” and “Cristina’s Court,” which won the first Emmy Award in the “Court Show” category.

Previously known as the “Happiest Mayor in the World,” Oscar Goodman was admitted to the Nevada Bar Association in 1965. Following a successful law career, during which he represented several defendants accused of being some of the leading organized crime members in America, Goodman served three terms as Las Vegas Mayor, from 1999 through 2011. Goodman’s film and television credits include Martin Scorsese’s 1995 film, “Casino,” and the CBS television series, “CSI: Las Vegas.”

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