As previously reported, FOX has cancelled Cops after 25 seasons. The show has been picked up for a 26th year by Spike TV who will also air it on Saturday nights at 8pm.
Here’s the official press release from Spike:
NEW EPISODES OF “COPS” MOVE TO SPIKE TV IN SEPTEMBER 2013
New York, NY, May 6, 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.