The FOX Nation on-demand television service, created by FOX News, ad this Monday that has given the green light to the return of the emblematic series ‘Cops’ (‘Policemen’) and set a date for the premiere of season 33 on the platform: October 1.
This series is “one of the most iconic television brands with an incredibly passionate fan base, “explained Jason Klarman, President of FOX Nation.
Four episodes of the series will air on October 1, while each subsequent episode will premiere weekly every Friday.
Beginning September 13, FOX Nation will offer all rapid response services employees a free one-year subscription to the service, and will donate $ 5 to a nonprofit Answer The Call on behalf of each new subscriber, between the September 13 and 20.
The FOX Nation announcement sparked an outcry from numerous netizens. There were those who directly qualified the telenovela is “police propaganda“, while others consider that the decision to replace the series” goes in against of colored people. ”
The series, which was released in 1989 and became famous for her theme song ‘Bad Boy’, it featured police officers while on patrols or chasing criminals. It was discontinued in June 2020, shortly after the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of a Minnesota police officer, as white police officers always appear as heroes in the series while criminalizing other races.