Cops

1989, TV Show

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Cops Executive Producers on Their Big Move to Spike TV

The bad boys, bad boys are back — but on a new network. Cops launches its 26th season this Saturday at 8/7c on Spike TV, which grabbed the long-running documentary/reality show from Fox earlier this year.

Spike TV ordered 22 new episodes of Cops — the granddaddy of reality shows — and also struck a deal to license older repeats that will be paired with the new ones. "We've been energized by the move," says executive producer John Langley, who's been behind Cops since 1989. TV Guide Magazine caught up with Langley and his son, Morgan Langley (also an executive producer), to see how the big switch is going...  Read Full Article

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Season 27, Episode 5
Cops desperately try to get a naked man to cooperate. After a chase with a pickup truck, officers discover a 14-year-old in the driver's seat. On a routine traffic stop, police encounter loads of dope and even more lies.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 8/2/2014

Season 27, Episode 4
A patrolman plays linebacker when a fleeing thief runs right into him. Armed-robbery victims give a colorful play-by-play on surveillance footage of the crime. Officers have to get tearful children back to their estranged mother

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 7/26/2014

Season 27, Episode 3
A chase ends when a driverless vehicle goes headfirst into an apartment complex. A swift suspect can't scamper fast enough to evade police. On routine patrol, officers stumble upon a 7-year-old boy who left home alone.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 7/19/2014

Season 27, Episode 2
After a tow service employee denies a woman her car back, she uses his body for batting practice. A man with a warrant explains his medicinal meth use. A couple gets creative trying to convince officers they didn't shoplift.

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Cops Executive Producers on Their Big Move to Spike TV

The bad boys, bad boys are back — but on a new network. Cops launches its 26th season this Saturday at 8/7c on Spike TV, which grabbed the long-running documentary/reality show from Fox earlier this year.

Spike TV ordered 22 new episodes of Cops — the granddaddy of reality shows — and also struck a deal to license older repeats that will be paired with the new ones. "We've been energized by the move," says executive producer John Langley, who's been behind Cops since 1989. TV Guide Magazine caught up with Langley and his son, Morgan Langley (also an executive producer), to see how the big switch is going... read more

Exclusive: After 25 Years, Cops Moves to a New Network

Calling all units: Cops is staking out a new home. After a landmark 25 seasons on Fox, the bad boys, bad boys of documentary/reality show will be moving to Spike TV this fall.

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Exclusive: Lifetime Cancels America's Most Wanted

Lifetime has decided not to pick up another season of America's Most Wanted, TV Guide Magazine has learned exclusively. The decision effectively ends the groundbreaking reality series after 25 seasons, at least for now.

Separately, however, the cable network is looking to stay in business with... read more

Fox Announces New Season Finale Dates for New Girl, Mindy Project, More

Fans of New Girl and The Mindy Project will have to wait one more week for their favorites comedies to end this season.

Fox announced Tuesday that the network was pushing the season finale dates back a week to... read more

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Premiered: March 11, 1989, on FOX
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Real-life officers are followed by a camera crew, cinéma-vérité style, in a gritty up-close look at police work and the consequences of crime. The result: one of Fox's longest-running series (it premiered in March 1989). It also spawned a number of police-reality imitators. Initially filmed only in Broward County, Fla., the series went on to show officers in locations across the country.

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