A&E has picked-up eight episodes of a new documentary series called “Live PD,” which promises to offer viewers unfettered and unfiltered live access inside the country’s busiest police forces and the communities they patrol. The scoop: Dash cams along with fixed rig and handheld cameras, will capture the work of a varied mix of urban and rural police forces around the country on a typical Friday night. In-studio host, ABC’s Dan Abrams, alongside Dallas Police Department Detectives Rich Emberlin and Kevin Jackson will guide viewers through the night, giving insight to what audiences are seeing in real time, bouncing minute-by-minute between the featured police departments and offering an inside look at each live incident.
“Live PD,” which is produced for A&E Network by Big Fish Entertainment, premieres on A&E on Friday, Oct. 28 at 9 p.m. ET.
he executive producers for Big Fish Entertainment are Dan Cesareo, David Doss, George McTeague, Kara Kurcz and John Zito. Executive producers for A&E Network are Elaine Frontain Bryant, Shelly Tatro and Sean Gottlieb. A+E Networks holds worldwide distribution rights for “Live PD.”