Vincent Joseph "Vinnie" Politan is a former attorney and journalist who is now the lead anchor of Court TV. He hosts Court TV's primetime programming each night on Closing Arguments with VINNIE POLITAN. Previously he co-created and hosted After Dark A hit show on HLN which featured an in studio jury. It was the network’s highest premiering show in its history. Before that he anchored "Prime News with Vinnie Politan" on HLN and HLN Special Report. He co-anchors In Session on the cable network truTV. He previously co-anchored Bloom & Politan: Open Court alongside Lisa Bloom, and Both Sides with Kimberly Guilfoyle. Cases covered by Politan include Jodi Arias, Trayvon Martin, Casey Anthony, Dr. Conrad Murray, the murder trial of Michael Skakel, Michael Jackson, the Sean "Puffy" Combs case, the Zacarias Moussaoui trial, the Scott Peterson murder trial, and the Kobe Bryant rape case since joining Court TV in January 2001. Additionally, Politan hosted the morning radio show Me and Vinnie on Sirius XM radio's Stars Too station.