A&E’s ‘Live PD’ Sets Series Ratings Record

Docu series' July 15 episode draws 2.1 million viewers

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A&E’s unscripted series Live PD drew a record 2.1 million viewers this past Saturday (July 15), network officials said.

The series, which follows police departments from across the country patrolling their communities, also drew 1 million viewers among adults 25-54 and 871,000 in the adult 18-49 demo, said the network.

Overall, Live PD has posted a 152% ratings growth in total viewers since launching in Oct. 2016 in becoming the most watched unscripted crime series on cable, according to A&E. The series airs on Friday and Saturday nights.

Just last week A&E greenlit an additional 100 episodes of Live PD, extending the freshman run of the series to 142 episodes.