Live PD is a television series on the A&E network. It follows police officers in the course of their nighttime patrols live, broadcasting select encounters with the public. The series premiered on October 28, 2016, with an initial order from A&E for eight two-hour episodes. On February 1, 2017, A&E announced that the season would be expanded to 21 episodes.The first season concluded on August 19, 2017, with the second season premiering on October 6, 2017. The show is hosted by Dan Abrams with analysis provided by Tom Morris Jr. and usually one or two officers from a department that has been featured on the series.
Live PD is hosted by Dan Abrams, the chief legal affairs anchor for ABC News.The program features live video feeds from multiple (usually eight) law enforcement agencies throughout the United States.
Abrams is joined in-studio with former Washington DC special police officer and crime reporter Tom Morris Jr. and usually one or two guest analysts — officers who have been featured on the show. Sgt. Sean “Sticks” Larkin of the Tulsa PD Gang Unit is a frequent guest analyst. Because of the risk of confidential or otherwise inappropriate material to make it to air, A&E imposes a broadcast delay on each department check-in segment which may range from several minutes to several hours. Source by Wikipedia