The long-running TV collection Cops, which has been on the air since 1989, is formally canceled on the Paramount Community.
“Cops is just not on the Paramount Community and we don’t have any present or future plans for it to return,” a spokesperson for the community advised BuzzFeed Information.
Paramount Community, which is owned by ViacomCBS, pulled Cops from its schedule as protests sweep the world in assist of justice for George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter motion. The present had been slated to premiere its 33rd season on Monday.
Cops initially aired on Fox for 25 seasons from 1989 till 2013. Then the present was picked up by Spike TV, which rebranded to the Paramount Community.
The well-known actuality TV collection follows law enforcement officials and state troopers throughout patrols, exhibiting their interactions with suspects and has featured on-camera arrests and altercations.
Viewers reacted to the information concerning the present’s cancellation on-line in assist of the community’s determination.
Dana Loesch tweeted, “Good on Paramount for canceling injustice for ceaselessly! I’m simply unhappy that they let it go on this lengthy and didn’t consider this sooner.”
“‘COPS’ canceled. Is smart. Why would you want a devoted TV present simply to observe the cops beat individuals up when you possibly can see the identical factor on the nightly information,” Palmer Report tweeted.
Comic Jeremy McLellan mentioned, “We did it. We defunded Cops.”
Final week, A&E pulled episodes of Stay PD, a docuseries hosted by Dan Abrams that additionally follows law enforcement officials on patrol. In accordance with Deadline, the present doubtless gained’t return anytime quickly, and the community is “nonetheless evaluating the appropriate time to carry it again.”