Cops

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 off (more…)

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Reality Check: In the Wake of a Cops Death, a Producer Reflects

The death of Cops crew member Bryce Dion, who was accidentally shot by a police officer during a robbery in Omaha, Neb., stunned the tight-knit reality TV community. Wicked Tuna and Dirty Jobs producer Craig Piligian, who is unaffiliated with Cops, s… Read more

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The Running Man Season 30, Episode 27 Feb 19, 2018 $2.99

A half-naked cyclist takes officers on a frantic run through the neighborhood. A suspicious man makes a series of wrong moves in front of his girlfriend. Things get weird when police find a woman hiding in a cupboard.

Hug It Out Season 30, Episode 26 Feb 12, 2018 $2.99

Officers pursue a wanted man and prevent a potentially deadly home invasion. A tense passenger starts mouthing off before deputies can get a word in. Police search for a teen's stolen bike and find a man at the end of his rope.

Fake Cash and Whiplash Season 30, Episode 22 Nov 13, 2017 $2.99

A quiet neighborhood turns into the scene of a dangerous multi-vehicle pursuit. A man down on his luck tries to hide his guilt by ditching some clothes. Fists go flying when a shopkeeper confronts a man who ripped him off.

Scaredy Cat Season 30, Episode 21 Nov 6, 2017 Paid

Officers subdue an erratic man who's convinced that a wild animal is following him. A birthday celebration quickly goes south when guns get involved. Deputies help break up a volatile domestic situation.

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Cops Season 20
Entering its unprecedented 20th season, the groundbreaking series COPS – which was instrumental in launching the reality genre with its video vérité s (more…)
Highwaymen
When murder is no accident, revenge is no crime. A deadly battle of wits and wills between a vigilante and a killer is about to move into overdrive--a (more…)
Domestic Disputes Trailer
01:21 — Law Enforcement deals with a variety of domestic disturbances on Cops!
Evading Arrest Trailer
01:28 — Police in Savannah find a recently released convict in possession of marijuana officers in Sacramento County, Cal., assist in the pursuit of a domesti (more…)

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Mon Jul 23 9:24pm
On the Run(Season 21, Episode 22) PAR

The pursuit of an armed carjacker in Sacramento progresses from a car chase to a foot chase; deputies in Hillsborough County, Fla., go after thirsty thieves; and two undercover narcotics busts take place in Houston.

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Mon Jul 23 10:00pm
CopsNew(Season 31, Episode 46) PAR

An impulsive teenager can't stomach the magnitude of his mistake; one woman learns a lesson in not accepting rides from strangers; and marital issues spiral out of control when a husband picks his wife up from jail.

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Mon Jul 23 10:30pm
Bad Girls #12(Season 21, Episode 24) PAR

Deputies in Texas assist in a felony warrant arrest; officers in Pomona, Cal., answer a domestic-disturbance call where the victim had just told her mother about her Las Vegas marriage; police in Minneapolis try to break up a fight between two women.

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Cops Crew Member Dies After Being Shot During Filming

Cops crew member Bryce Dion has died after being shot during the filming of a robbery standoff at a…

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Spike TV is reviving the reality series Jail, but this time focusing on the lockups in Las Vegas. Th…

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The bad boys, bad boys are back — but on a new network. Cops launches its 26th season this Saturday…

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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,…

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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 l…

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  • Premiered: March 11, 1989
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • 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-… (more)

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