‘Cops’ Dropped by Paramount Community Amid Protests

After 33 seasons on the air, “Cops” has been dropped by the Paramount Community as protests in opposition to police proliferate around the globe, the Associated Press reports. “Cops isn’t on the Paramount Community and we don’t have any present or future plans for it to return,” stated a spokesperson for the cable channel. The present had been pulled quickly from the air in late Could, when protests geared toward police over the demise of George Floyd started to achieve momentum. That transfer was made everlasting Tuesday.

It was not clear whether or not the corporate that makes the present, Langley Productions, would attempt to discover a new dwelling for it. The truth present, with its extensively identified reggae theme track “Unhealthy Boys,” allowed viewers to trip together with law enforcement officials on patrol in varied cities. It ran on the Fox community for 25 years till 2013, when Viacom-owned Spike TV picked it up. The present remained on the air after Spike was re-branded the Paramount Community in 2018.