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 26, Episode 22
Multiple suspects spill out in a scramble when their vehicle flips over in a pursuit. A man complains a stranger tried to lasso him with a metal necklace. A driver has trouble staying in his lane after a bad night of poker.

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Season 26, Episode 21
A passenger bails from a fleeing stolen vehicle but claims he was only getting a ride. An undercover officer pulls a sting on a prostitute. An anxious lady is busted for weed after calling the police on her quarrelsome husband.

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Season 26, Episode 20
A routine traffic stop turns drug bust when cops turn up sizeable evidence. A suspicious man in a parked car can't explain his incriminating texts. Two frequent flyers give officers a hard time in a well-known drug area.

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Season 26, Episode 19
A husky cyclist takes a spill when he tries to flee. Officers chase a suspect in a stolen car who says he was just fixing it for a friend. A man's denials of drug use lose credibility when cops find a meth pipe in his vehicle.

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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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