Jail (TV series)
|Created by||John Langley|
|Opening theme||"Get Me Out" by Lil' Droppa|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||5|
|No. of episodes||98|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Langley Productions|
|Original network||Court TV/MyNetworkTV
|Original release||August 2, 2007– present|
Jail (stylized as JAIL) is a reality television series that follows suspected criminals from booking through incarceration. The series was created and produced by John Langley and his son, Morgan Langley, through their Langley television and film Productions company who also produce Cops.
The show premiered on Court TV as Inside American Jail on August 2, 2007. It was repackaged for MyNetworkTV's 2007 Fall schedule as JAIL beginning September 2, 2007 with a different theme song, "Get Me Out", performed by rapper Lil' Droppa. It was later syndicated on TruTV, under the name Inside American Jail, and Spike. The show ran initially for three seasons.
In January 2016, it was announced on the show's Facebook page that Spike had renewed Jail for a fifth season. In April, the season's title was announced as Jail: Big Texas; focusing on jails in the state of Texas. The fifth season premiered on Saturday, July 9, 2016.
- "MyNetworkTV Finalizes Fall Lineup". The Futon Critic. August 24, 2007. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
- "GOING TO JAIL". Spike.com. April 6, 2010. Retrieved August 8, 2015.
- O.J. Simpson's Booking to Be Shown on MyNetworkTV's 'Jail' Archived 2012-09-22 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Exclusive: Spike TV Orders Jail: Las Vegas to Series". TV Guide. August 22, 2014. Retrieved January 17, 2015.
- Happy New Year, JAIL fans! We will have some exciting news to post shortly to let you know about the next season of JAIL!
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