‘Live PD’ returning to TV as ‘On Patrol: Live’ after two-year hiatus
The new version of the show is set to premiere later this summer
By Mark Heim
“Live PD,” the popular A&E show which got canceled two years ago, is back.
Producers of the show confirm to Variety the show will move to Reelz and has the working title “On Patrol: Live.”
The new version of the show is set to premiere later this summer, the network announced Wednesday.
#Tbt We’ll see you soon, this time on @ReelzChannel …additional details coming soon 😉 Here’s a throwback for you in the meantime @RCSD @LivePDLive1 @livepd #throwback #livepdnation #livepd pic.twitter.com/aAMavpjXmr— Curtis Wilson (@CurtisWilson275) June 9, 2022
It will air live Friday and Saturday nights from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ( 9 p.m. to midnight ET).
Dan Abrams, who hosted “Live PD,” will return.
#LivePD lives! Sort of! @danabrams and co. will be back with a new cop docuseries on Reelz this summer: https://t.co/gbdbybb72b pic.twitter.com/5L7v7NY6fg— Kristen Baldwin (@KristenGBaldwin) June 9, 2022
According to the report, Abrams will be joined by retired Tulsa Police Sgt. Sean “Sticks” Larkin and Deputy Sheriff Curtis Wilson, Division Commander with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department in Columbia, S.C.
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“Law enforcement is front and center in the national discussion, and our hope is that showing the work of police officers in a live format will provide viewers with direct access to the work they do,” Abrams told Variety. “I’m thrilled our team is finally back together and excited that Reelz has committed to making this show front and center on their network.”
The show will once again follow police officers on patrol in real-time in different U.S. cities. According to “The Wall Street Journal,” episodes will feature “new innovations,” such as civilian ride-alongs.
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