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Documentary Reality Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)2007 - 20093 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Rent or Buy Only

The Academy is a reality television series that provides a behind-the-scenes look at police recruits of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Academy as they go through an 18-week training course to become deputies of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The program premiered in May 2007 on Fox Reality Channel with class 355. As of fall 2007, the series is also aired on MyNetworkTV. There were 111 recruits to start out and 24 were separated. Separations occur when recruits fail make-up exams, simply decide to resign due to injury or by personal choice, or when the instructors feel the recruit shouldn't continue with training.The lead drill instructor was Deputy Miley a.k.a. "The Ramrod". Class 355 was mostly made of recruits for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, but there were recruits for other agencies as well such as the Los Angeles Port Police, Torrance Police Department, Inglewood Police Department, Redondo Beach Police Department, and the Pomona Police Department. The finale for the first season was on Thursday, August 2, 2007.Fox Reality started taping the second season of the show in early November 2007 at the STARS Center, the Los Angeles County Sheriff academy. The second season premiere aired on May 24, 2008, and the second season finale aired on July 26, 2008. The third season of The Academy, which premiered on October 24, 2009 provides a behind-the-scenes look at recruits of the Orange County Fire Authority, California.The Academy featuring Holt McCallany has one or more episodes available for purchase on Prime Video. It's a documentary and reality show with 31 episodes over 3 seasons. The Academy is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (106 votes).

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30 episodes (97%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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#6,309 Ranked TV Show

#586 Ranked in Reality TV

#836 Ranked in Documentary TV

The Academy has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (106 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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