Dwell PD is coming again — properly, kind of. The regulation enforcement actuality sequence is returning to TV two years after it was pulled from broadcasting in 2020. The brand new iteration could have each a brand new identify and a brand new community, based on The Hollywood Reporter.
The brand new Dwell PD might be known as On Patrol: Dwell and can air on Reelz after leaving A&E. THR stories that On Patrol: Dwell encompasses a “tweaked format” from Dwell PD, however comes from the identical producers as the unique present. Followers can even see acquainted faces, together with Dan Abrams, who hosts and government produces the present, and Sean Larkin. Curtis Wilson can even return.
Abrams confirmed Dwell PD‘s return to THR. He informed the outlet, “I’ve been advocating for the present to return for 2 years now, and it was only a query of discovering the suitable associate.”
Abrams continued, “I’ve had a lot of inquiries from a lot of networks in regards to the present, and what I might usually do is have a dialog after which go it on to the Large Fish of us, after which we might discuss whether or not it made sense. There had been a few different attention-grabbing discussions, however this one ended up making essentially the most sense for everybody.”
Sharing how his present has modified, Abrams informed THR that On Patrol: Dwell will embrace new police departments and ride-alongs with civilians, each of which he mentioned alter “the material of the present.” Regardless of the modifications, Abrams mentioned, “it’ll be a really related kind of present to the one which existed beforehand.”
Dwell PD was canceled after broadcaster A&E admitted they destroyed footage from the present capturing an on-camera demise. In June 2020, as protests towards police brutality sparked by George Floyd’s homicide came about throughout the nation, the the Austin American-Statesman broke the story about Dwell PD; they reported the present’s cameras filmed 40-year-old Javier Ambler being tasered by two sheriff’s deputies whereas begging for his life.
In a press release issued to the Statesman by A&E on the time, the community shared, “Video of the tragic demise of Javier Ambler was captured by physique cams worn on the officers concerned as properly by the producers of Dwell PD who had been using with sure officers concerned. As is the case with all footage taken by Dwell PD producers, we not retained the unaired footage after studying that the investigation had concluded.”
Dwell PD’s cancellation coincided with the tip of Cops, which was additionally canceled in 2020. And very similar to Dwell PD, Cops has additionally made a comeback with a caveat — the present resumed filming three months after it was canceled, however footage will air internationally, and never within the U.S.