New Episodes Of "Cops" Move To Spike TV In September 2013
NEW YORK, May 6, 2013
NEW YORK, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV will be the new television home
for one of the longest running series in television history, "Cops," it was
announced today by Kevin Kay, President, Spike TV. The iconic series will
move from FOX to Spike with new episodes debuting in September 2013.
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"Cops," concluding its 25^th season in primetime this May, is the rawest and
the most realistic of all reality shows. The ground-breaking series allows
viewers to ride along with the men and women of law enforcement every week as
they take on everything from domestic disputes to car chases.
"Cops is a remarkable series that has been able to sustain strong ratings well
into its third decade, a monumental achievement in television," said Kay. "As
we continue to grow and expand our audience, new episodes of "Cops," with its
loyal audience of Adults 18-49, is the perfect addition to our primetime
lineup on Saturday nights."
Spike TV will keep "Cops" in its long-standing timeslot of Saturday nights at
8pm ET/PT. The network will also have access to a portion of the "Cops" vast
"After 25 seasons with FOX, we are delighted to find our new home with
theSpike family where we previously aired Undercover Stings," said John
Langley, President Langley Productions."And we are doubly pleased that our
Cops timeslot remains Saturday nights for our fans. It may be bold to say, but
we are looking for yet another record-breaking runwith Spike!"
Created by John Langley, "Cops" premiered on March 11, 1989, and has aired
over 900 new episodes. The show has followed officers in 140 different cities
in the United States and in Hong Kong, London, and the former Soviet Union.
Langley Productions is one of the U.S.'s premiere independent non-fiction
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