‘Cops’ canceled, ‘Live PD’ shelved in wake of George Floyd demonstrations

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'Cops' canceled, 'Live PD' shelved in wake of George Floyd protests

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POLICE OFFICERS truth TELEVISION program has actually been cancelled.

Courtesy Paramount Network

After 30 years on the air, the truth TELEVISION program “Cops” has actually been canceled.

The relocation follows ViacomCBS chose to pull episodes of the program on June 1 in the wake of demonstrations versus authorities cruelty and the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white law enforcement officer. Now, the network is dropping the program completely.

“‘Cops’ is not on the Paramount Network and we don’t have any current or future plans for it to return,” a network representative informed The Hollywood Reporter.

Old episodes air on WGN America and the ViacomCBS-owned streaming service Pluto TELEVISION. WGN’s dedication to the program ends at the end of the month, and the cable television network does not prepare to restore it, sources informed THR.

A&E has actually likewise pulled episodes of its truth authorities reveal “Live PD,” and Investigation Discovery’s “Body Cam” is likewise off the network’s broadcast schedule. 

Shows like “Cops” have actually long dealt with analysis for the representation of authorities strategies. 

“Crime shows like #Cops have a huge influence over the way the public thinks about criminal justice and by misrepresenting this system, these shows turn people against overdue reform efforts,” the civil liberties advocacy group Color of Change tweeted after the cancellation statement.

New streaming service HBO Max has actually momentarily eliminated the legendary 1939 film “Gone With the Wind” from its schedule, stating it revealed “ethnic and racial prejudices.”

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