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Fox Cancels ‘COPS’ After 25 Years, Series Moves to Spike TV This Fall

Fox has cancelled the long-running docu-series “COPS” after 25 seasons, it was announced Monday, according to Deadline. Saturday night’s season finale marked the show’s last original episode airing on the Fox network. The writing was on the wall, however; this final year of “COPS” was cut short to an abbreviated 16-episode season, with the show […]

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Fox Saturdays: More Sports, Fewer ‘Cops’ Episodes

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do now that Fox is planning fewer episodes of “Cops”? The show will be MIA on the network’s Saturday primetime schedule for much of the rest of the year, as Fox plans almost 100 hours of live Major League Baseball, college football, NASCAR and UFC programming through December.

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Repubs, Dems Can’t Agree on Favorite Shows Either: Study

Republicans and Democrats disagree about so many things, so why not television? New research reveals that members of the two rival factions have markedly different preferences when it comes to the TV shows they watch. Some of the data will come as little or no surprise. In late-night, for example, Democrats prefer “The Daily Show […]

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‘Trailer Park Housewives’ Looking for Blue Collar Drama

It was just a matter of time before the “Real Housewives” craze took an interesting new turn away from the rich, privileged, and overly Botoxed and into the struggling, salt-of-the-Earth, and potentially criminal. Well, that time is now and the show is “Trailer Park Housewives.” The series, which is created and executive produced by Marklen […]

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Fox Unveils Summer Schedule

After difficult attempts to launch scripted shows during a season where everyone is too busy barbecuing, swimming, and generally basking in sunlight to be inside watching serialized television, Fox will only air original episodes of returning reality shows this summer. There will be no other new fare, with all scripted series coming in the form […]

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Fox Moves ‘American Idol’ To Wednesday and Thursday Nights

‘American Idol‘ executive producer Nigel Lythgoe has recently been discussing new format changes to the reality juggernaut, but now Fox has revealed scheduling changes: ‘Idol’ will move to Wednesday and Thursday nights when it returns for a 10th season in January. Removing ‘Idol’ from Tuesday night allows the network to take full advantage of lucrative […]

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Fox’s Fall Schedule: ‘Glee’s On the Move, ‘Idol’ Fixes And More

Fox’s schedule for the 2010-11 TV season seems comfortably familiar (e.g. ‘Bones‘ and ‘Fringe‘ are staying put on Thursdays), but it’s not without its flourishes of fresh fare and a new time slot or two for fan faves – ‘Glee‘ included. Fox Chairman Acknowledges ‘Idol’s in Trouble A few of the initial changes for ‘Idol’ […]

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