CBS‘ TV series SWAT will be Survived another season after a network reversal canceled the series .
Three days after it was announced that SWAT will be wrapping up its sixth season, which ends in May 13, the network aired its final season on Monday. The series, co-produced by Sony Pictures TV and CBS Studios, will now air its seventh and final season on CBS. It will run the 13 set.
SWAT is likely to be the most-watched network show of the season and get axed (Fox Farewell to 1970, which has attracted more viewers, but that series will continue to live at ABC). Friday’s cancellation sparked an outcry from show viewers and star Shemar Moore, who called the move “fucking wrong” in an Instagram video over the weekend ).
“We have listened to our audience and their enthusiasm for SWAT and we have agreed Renewal of 13 episodes from last season to air during 1970 out -2024 broadcast year,” CBS Entertainment President Amy Reisenbach and Sony Pictures TV Studios President Katherine Pope said in a joint statement. “SWAT has aired on CBS for six seasons and has garnered a loyal following. We are so glad we found a way to bring it back and Ending the show’s storylines and characters, the audience deserves it. Once again we thank the cast, writers, producers and crew for their talent and hard work, and for SWAT to everyone who contributed to its success. We look forward to its return next season.”
In his Instagram video, Moore noted that while he Called CBS home for most of his career, but he’s “calling them out” on cancellations. To this point,” he said. “I understand it’s not personal – it’s business – but I still believe that SWAT will live to see another day. ”
Executive Producer Shawn Ryan told The Hollywood Reporter’s
TV’s Top 5 podcast said in March that the changing nature of the TV business is making what used to be easy to update Even more uncertain: “You would never have seen that 13 a few years ago,” he said. … .Besides that the business economics are changing, there’s no reason this show shouldn’t be watched. CBS and Sony will or won’t figure out a way to economically make season seven a success.”
Moore will serve as executive producer for the final season, joining Ryan, Justin Lin, Neal Moritz, Marney Hochman, Pavun Shetty, Billy Gierhart, Andy Dettman and Paul Bernard. Ryan and Aaron Rashaan Thomas created the series, which is based on the 1970 show of the same name. 1235481483