In-demand charts: French factual (August 21-27, 2016)

Our latest in-demand data in association with Parrot Analytics – a special on factual programmes in France ahead of TVFI’s Le Rendez Vous French screenings next month  – throws up a startling discovery: not one locally-produced documentary makes it into the top ten most in-demand series in the European territory. In fact, French viewers are […]

Crew member fatally shot during Cops filming

A crew member on Cops has been fatally shot while filming the long-running US reality show. Bryce Dion, a sound supervisor, was working on an episode of the show tracking law enforcement officers in Omaha, Nebraska. The police officers and crew attended a suspected armed robbery in a Wendy’s fast food store and Dion was […]

Fox’s Cops shifts gear with cable move

Long-running Fox series Cops is moving to Viacom-owned cable channel Spike TV after almost a quarter of a decade on US broadcast television. The Langley Productions-produced docu-series is due to end its 25th season of Fox this month, having debuted on the channel on March 11, 1989. The format places viewers in police cars as […]