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If anyone knows their way around an insane police video, it’s Paul Stojanovich. Stojanovich has grown up with crazy clips due to his late father, Paul Stojanovich, Sr., one of the people behind the hit Fox show “Cops.” Stojanovich, Sr., who also continued to blaze the reality show trail with shows like “American Detectives” and the first iteration of “World’s Wildest Police Videos,” had a profound effect on his son. “I think he had a tremendous influence,” said Stojanovich, Jr. “He raised my brother and I alone and we were very close to him. I learned a point of view about reality TV that nobody ever saw. He had a [ Read More ] »
The Series Premiere of the rebooted "World’s Wildest Police Videos" (Mon., 8 p.m. Et on Spike TV) got off to an explosive start with shocking footage of a car blowing up as a police officer was standing next to it.
The bomb disposal officer was inspecting the car parked on a street in Bangkok, Thailand when the bomb inside it was detonated remotely. He was caught in the full force of the blast, which blew him onto the sidewalk.
Thankfully his protective suit saved the officer from death or serious injury and he was able to walk away from the incident.
This was the first new episode of "World’s Wildest Police Videos" for ten years. Read what producer Paul Stojanovich, Jr. told The Huffington Post about bringing back the pioneering reality show his dad created.
- Catherine Lawson
Paul Stojanovich Jr. practically grew up in the back of patrol cars, spending time with his father, the executive producer of World's Wildest Police Videos. Sadly, the elder Paul Stojanovich died accidentally in 2003, at the age of 47. But his son, now 28, is looking to carry on his father's legacy by bringing back Police Videos, which premieres Monday at 8/7c on Spike TV.
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- Michael Schneider
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