George Floyd

A&E has lost half its viewers since dropping ‘Live PD’

The show, which follows police on their rounds in multiple cities simultaneously, averaged about 1.9 million viewers for its Friday and Saturday night episodes, repeatedly re-aired on other days. It spawned several successful spinoff shows, also canceled.

What does 'defund the police' really mean?

The idea of defunding the police has been around for decades, but the movement picked up steam as protests erupted nationwide following George Floyd’s death while in the custody of Minneapolis police in May.