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

A&E’s unscripted seriesLive PDdrew 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.

Related: A&E Orders 100 More ‘Live PD’ Episodes

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

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