SPIKE TV HAS A FRONT SEAT TO ALL THE ACTION WITH
“REAL VICE COPS UNCUT”
Premiering On Spike TV Wednesday, August 6 At 10 PM
New York, New York, June 30, 2008 – Spike TV has acquired the first season of the unscripted series, “Real Vice Cops Uncut,” produced by Associated Television International (ATI). Filmed on location in various American cities, the series features exclusive ride-along access with local police agencies as they take down real-life criminals involved in the world of narcotics, prostitution and gambling. Six half-hour episodes of “Real Vice Cops Uncut” premieres on Spike TV starting Wednesday, August 6 (10:00 – 10:30 PM, ET/PT).
“Non-stop, action-packed programs speak directly to our audience,” says Spike TV vice president of programming and acquisitions, John Griffin. “Real Vice Cops Uncut” satisfies their need by plunging viewers into the action right along with the squads.”
The series chronicles the exploits of real vice squads from across the United States including Memphis, Las Vegas, Miami, Detroit, Atlanta, Dallas and Orlando. Viewers are given an eye-opening look at the dangerous and unpredictable conditions that squad members are thrust into as they protect and serve their constituents. “Real Vice Cops Uncut” lets the viewer in on everything from the plan, to the execution and ultimately, the arrest of hard criminals.
Viewers can also catch the action of “Real Vice Cops Uncut” at Spike.com. Episodes will be available online following the weekly premiere.
“’Real Vice Cops Uncut’ is an unprecedented television experience,” says Jim Romanovich, President of Worldwide Media & Entertainment for ATI. “We have been allowed exclusive access to various vice divisions to see how their undercover operations really work without compromising the security if its officers who have to remain undercover. In this series, you will see all the action and intense situations you could ever expect. This is not Crockett and Tubbs. There is no Porsche, houseboat, or pastel wardrobe. These are some of the toughest officers I have ever seen doing the toughest job imaginable.”
Executive producers for “Real Vice Cops Uncut” are Jim Romanovich and David McKenzie and Bryan Albright is producer/director.
About Associated Television International:
Associated Television International has been successfully producing and distributing television series, specials and feature films for over three decades. ATI’s corporate mission is to produce projects that are both educational and entertaining for audiences worldwide. Its programs have aired on all US broadcast networks and the major cable channels. Recently they have produced such programs as “2007 World Magic Awards”- MyNetwork’s highest rated program in history, “Life Below The Line: The World Poverty Crisis,” “Unlocking DaVinci’s Code,” Emmy-nominated “Who’s Who of World Giving” and the Emmy-winning “America’s Invisible Children” for the CW.
About Spike TV:
Spike TV is available in 96.1 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV’s Internet address is www.spike.com and for up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs, visit Spike TV’s press site at http://www.spike.com/press.
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