John Langley

John Langley (1 Juin 1943-26 Juin 2021) is an American telly an film director, writer, an producer who is best kent as the creautor an executive producer o the lang-runnin telly show COPS, which premiered on FOX in Mairch 1989.

Prior tae that, he wis amang the reality telly pioneers as a producer o various twa-oor event specials in syndicatit televeesion mercats durin the 1980s. In fact, Langley is aften creditit as bein the "Godfather of Reality Television"[1] wi the appearance o COPS in 1989.[2]


  1. Rose, Lacey (3 Mairch 2010). "Talking Television With Cops' John Langley". Forbes. Archived frae the original on 24 Januar 2013. Retrieved 17 Mey 2016.
  2. " Q&A: Jail, COPS creators". 31 August 2007. Archived frae the original on 22 Februar 2009. Retrieved 17 Mey 2016.

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