A&E Suit Alleges New Cop Show Rips Off ‘Live PD’

by | Aug 30, 2022 | Business

The parent of A&E Network has filed a lawsuit against rival cable network Reelz and the producers behind “On Patrol: Live,” saying the program is nothing more than an unauthorized remake of its canceled show “Live PD.”The suit, which alleges theft of intellectual property, was filed in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York. A&E parent A&E Television Networks said production company Big Fish Entertainment “created a clone of ‘Live PD’ featuring the same primary hosts, content, format, segments, and more” and that Reelz aired the show over “repeated and vociferous objections” from A&E.

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