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SATURDAY, APRIL 7
[EDITOR'S NOTE: Encores of ALCATRAZ and NEW GIRL are preempted tonight.]
GUN SHOTS LEAD TO A POLICE CHASE
ON AN ALL-NEW "COPS"
SATURDAY, APRIL 7, ON FOX
A "shots fired" call leads two New Orleans policemen on a heated race as they try to capture a suspect. Next, officers from California's Alameda County Sheriff's Office question take a couple into custody after they find drug paraphernalia in their possession. Finally, an officer from the Corpus Christi, TX, Police Department questions a male suspect involved in a domestic dispute in the all-new "First Respond" episode of COPS airing Saturday, April 7 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (CP-2422) (TV-PG L, V).
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ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2013-14 season (the show's 26th) on 5/6/13
DESCRIPTION: (from Spike TV's press release, May 2013) Spike TV will be the new television home for one of the longest running series in television history, "Cops," it was announced today by Kevin Kay, President, Spike TV. The iconic series will move from FOX to Spike with new episodes debuting in September 2013. "Cops," concluding its 25th season in primetime this May, is the rawest and the most realistic of all reality shows. The ground-breaking series allows viewers to ride along with the men and women of law enforcement every week as they take on everything from domestic disputes to car chases. "Cops is a remarkable series that has been able to sustain strong ratings well into its third decade, a monumental achievement in television," said Kay. "As we continue to grow and expand our audience, new episodes of "Cops," with its loyal audience of Adults 18-49, is the perfect addition to our primetime lineup on Saturday nights." Spike TV will keep "Cops" in its long-standing timeslot of Saturday nights at 8pm ET/PT. The network will also have access to a portion of the "Cops" vast library.