Cops and Live PD Pulled Off the Air Amid Protest

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Long-running police reality show Cops, and the similar law enforcement show Live PD have been pulled off the air, Variety reported Friday.

A&E decided not to run new episodes of Live PD; Cops runs on Paramount and was about to begin airing Season 33 on Monday. Cops is no longer mentioned anywhere on the channel's website and appears to suspended indefinitely. The move to pull both series comes after nearly two weeks of civil unrest and protests following the death of George Floyd while in police custody, and bigger conversations about police brutality and defunding police.

"Out of respect for the families of George Floyd and others who have lost their lives, in consultation with the departments we follow, and in consideration for the safety of all involved, we have made the decision not to broadcast Live P... (Read more)