Paramount Network has cancelled the long-running reality police TV series COPS, in light of George Floyd’s murder and the ensuing nationwide protests over police brutality.
The 33rd season of Cops had been set to premiere on Monday, but the episode was pulled by Paramount. In a statement, the network said there are no “current or future plans” for new episodes of the series.
Paramount has broadcast Cops since 2013 after picking it up from Fox, where it had run for 25 seasons.
Live PD, A&E’s popular police reality series, was pulled last weekend’s episode amid protests. However, THR reports that, as of now, new episodes are scheduled to air this coming weekend.
“Cops” has patrolled the airwaves for more than 30 years, which made Paramount Network’s…
06/09/2020 7:43 PM