VIDEO: Sneak Peek - A&E Hit Documentary Series LIVE PD Returns for Season Two
A&E Network's hit documentary series LIVE PD, the #1 unscripted crime series in 2017*, returns for season two on October 6. The new episodes, produced by Big Fish Entertainment, will air every Friday and Saturday night from 9pm-12am ET/PT. Check out a sneak peek below!
Hosted by Dan Abrams with analysis from Tom Morris Jr., "Live PD" showcases the policing of America, following diverse police departments from across the country in real time as they patrol their communities. Using dash cams along with fixed rig and handheld cameras, the series captures the work of a varied mix of urban and rural police forces on a typical Friday and Saturday night. Abrams and Morris guide viewers over the three-hour timeslot giving insight to what audiences are seeing in real time. "Live PD" also features Sean "Sticks" Larson from the Tulsa Police Department Gang Unit, as well as law enforcement officers from the series who appear in-studio as guest analysts to provide additional commentary.
Among the law enforcement agencies participating in season two are the Richland County Sheriff's Office (SC), the Jeffersonville Police Department (IN), the Utah Department of Public Safety, the Spokane County Sheriff's Office (WA), the Lake County Sheriff's Office (IL), the Pasco County Sheriff's Office (FL), and many more.
A&E recently announced a 100-episode order from Big Fish, taking the series to next summer.
"Live PD" is the top real-life unscripted crime series year-to-date and ranks as the top unscripted program this summer on cable with adults 25-54. Season one premieres of "Live PD" averaged 1.6 million total viewers in Live+7 viewing, with the series hitting high of 2.4 million total viewers on July 15. Viewership increased 136% from launch, and the series more than doubled the A&E year-ago time period.**