S.W.A.T.Latest News and Opinion
Posted Tuesday 3/27/18 at 7:23PM EDT
CBS renews SEAL Team and S.W.A.T.
Both freshman dramas will each be back for a second season. “These exciting new dramas have been sensational additions to our schedule, are striking all the right notes creatively, and really connect with our viewers,” said CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl.
Posted Thursday 1/04/18 at 2:08PM EST
MC Lyte is coming to S.W.A.T. as a DEA special agent
The female rap pioneer will guest on the Jan. 18 episode of the CBS drama.
Posted Wednesday 12/06/17 at 2:18PM EST
S.W.A.T. production suspended for a second day, while Westworld gets back to work
Both TV shows have been affected by the Southern California wildfires north of Los Angeles.
Posted Tuesday 12/05/17 at 3:06PM EST
S.W.A.T. suspends production due to Southern California wildfires
The CBS drama films in Santa Clarita, not far from where a 200-acre brush fire prompted the closure of the 5 freeway. UPDATE: Westworld has also shut down production.
Posted Friday 12/01/17 at 9:24PM EST
CBS gives two more episodes to S.W.A.T. and Kevin Can Wait
The order bumps their episode totals to 22 and 24, respectively.
Posted Friday 11/17/17 at 6:40PM EST
CBS gives S.W.A.T. a full-season pickup, orders three more 9JKL episodes
Shemar Moore's S.W.A.T. is CBS' third freshman series to receive a full-season order, following Young Sheldon and SEAL Team.
Posted Friday 11/03/17 at 6:18PM EDT
Young Sheldon performed strongly in its new Thursday timeslot
The Big Bang Theory spinoff last night retained 94% of its lead-in’s viewership. Meanwhile, CBS’ S.W.A.T. had a decent ratings start.
Posted Friday 11/03/17 at 2:43AM EDT
S.W.A.T. is the “most vapid, rah-rah ridiculous kind of cop show imaginable” — but it may appeal to 12-year-old boys
“As a realistic look at an L.A. S.W.A.T. unit, S.W.A.T. is a pretty dismal failure,” Josh Modell says of the CBS drama starring Shemar Moore. “As wish-fulfillment/power fantasy, it feels aimed at the level of a 12-year-old boy: The good guys are good, and they know when it’s okay to cross the line (and break the law) in order to get the job done. The bad guys are unquestionably bad..."
Posted Monday 10/16/17 at 3:52PM EDT
Peter Facinelli is headed to S.W.A.T.
He’ll recur on the CBS series as head of the police board.
Posted Thursday 10/12/17 at 2:11PM EDT
Shemar Moore is returning to Criminal Minds one week before his S.W.A.T. series debuts
Moore will reprise his role as Derek Morgan on the Oct. 25 episode of Criminal Minds. After that, Moore can be seen on S.W.A.T., premiering Nov. 2 on CBS.
Posted Friday 9/08/17 at 5:42PM EDT
Sherilyn Fenn goes from Twin Peaks to S.W.A.T.
She’ll play Jim Street’s mom on the CBS reboot.