Cops

A Recent History of the Heckler’s Veto

The television world has weathered quite a few controversies in the last several months, many of which have one disturbing thing in common: They are fomented and sustained by people who are hurt, saddened or otherwise aggrieved and think that this gives them the right to demand that an offending television program cease production.

Cops Ousted by Fox After 25 Seasons, Moves to Spike TV

Cops, the great-granddaddy of the contemporary reality show, finally got its walking papers from the Fox broadcast network after 25 seasons, only to get picked up immediately by male-centric cable network Spike TV. The show has been on the air constantly since 1989 and remains ubiquitous in syndication on TruTV, G4 and several other outlets abroad.

Saturday Night Fever: Fox Beefs Up Sports Footprint

Fox is going all in on Saturday night, energizing the sleepiest night of the broadcast week with a full complement of live sports coverage.Beginning this weekend, the top-rated network will air an array of sports programming in prime time for 28 of the next 32 Saturday nights.