Legendary music producer Phil Spector's upcoming murder trial could be televised.
Spector, 67, is accused of murdering Lana Clarkson, the 40-year-old star of such B-movies as BARBARIAN QUEEN and AMAZON WOMEN ON THE MOON.
She was found shot to death in the foyer of Spector's mock castle on 3 February 2003. The trial is scheduled for next month (MAR07).
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge LARRY PAUL FIDLER said on Tuesday (06FEB07) he is leaning towards a televised trial but will make his decision after a hearing from lawyers later this month (FEB07).
Fidler said, "This is a trial of public interest. I always have a problem with commentators telling people what is going on rather than letting the public see the trial for themselves. I'm a firm believer in having the public see it."
Spector is best known for his 'Wall Of Sound' recording technique and work with late BEATLE John Lennon.
The music impresario, who could face life in prison if convicted of murdering Clarkson, claims she committed suicide.