TLC ORDERS NEW SERIES 'MALL COPS: MALL OF AMERICA'
TLC today confirmed that it has started production on the new series MALL COPS: MALL OF AMERICA. Produced by September Films, the series shares the story of the men and women who work the security team at Mall Of America�, which welcomes more than 40 million visitors a year.
Twelve half-hour episodes have been ordered.
Earlier this fall, the network premiered a one-hour special, also titled MALL COPS: MALL OF AMERICA, which achieved an average HH rating of 1.0 and was viewed by an average of 1.2 million P2+ viewers. This strong performance secured the series order.
Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, is, at 4.2 million square feet, the largest mall in the U.S. With over 500 stores, a 7-acre indoor theme park, a 1.2 million gallon aquarium, a secondary school, a wedding chapel and huge celebrity events, Mall of America is a mini city � and needs to be protected as one. Cameras will take viewers behind the scenes as the mall's cops handle the tasks both routine and extraordinary as they working in such a remarkable setting.
MALL COPS: MALL OF AMERICA is produced by DCD Media-owned September Films. Executive producers are Peter Davey and Sheldon Lazarus.