S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18: Release date, promo, plot and more

S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18: When will the new episode premiere on CBS?
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Want to know what happens next in this police procedural television series? Continue reading to find out more about
S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18. 

The 18th episode, “Genesis,” is set to premiere in a few hours on Friday, April 7, 2023, at the same time slot of 8/7c on CBS and Paramount Plus. The official synopsis of the episode states, “When an armored truck heist ends in bloodshed, the team races to track down priceless jewels before more lives are lost. Also, Hondo’s mother, Charice, visits.” The average runtime of this episode is approximately 44 minutes. 

The episode is directed by Liz Graham and written by Vika Stubblebine. In addition to this, the main cast members who will return in the new episodes include Shemar Moore as Daniel Harrelson, Alex Russell as Jim Street, Kenny Johnson as Dominic Luca, David Lim as Victor Tan, Patrick St. Esprit as Robert Hicks, Rochelle Aytes as Nichelle Carmichael, and Jay Harrington as David Kay. 

S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18: When will the new episode premiere on CBS?

The recurring cast includes Anna Enger Ritch as Officer Zoe Powell, Otis Gallop as Sergeant Stevens, Brigitte Kali Canales as Officer Alexis Cabrera, Lombardo Boyar as Detective Alexander Rios, David Rees Snell as Detective John Burrows, Kelly Overton as Officer Eva Durant, Lou Ferrigno Jr. as Sergeant Donovan Rocker, Cathy Cahlin Ryan as Dr. Wendy Hughes, and Niko Pepaj as Officer Miguel Alfaro. 

This action drama is produced by Sony Pictures Television and CBS Studios. Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Shawn Ryan, Justin Lin, Neal Moritz, Marney Hochman, Danielle Woodrow, Pavun Shetty, Allison Cross, Craig Gore, Billy Gierhart, and Andy Dettman executive produce. Take a look at the official brand-new promo of S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18 below:

S.W.A.T. 6x18 Promo "Genesis" (HD)

S.W.A.T. Season 6: A Quick Recap

Inspired by the television series and the feature film, S.W.A.T. stars Shemar Moore as a former Marine and locally born and raised S.W.A.T. sergeant, tasked to run a specialized tactical unit that is the last stop in law enforcement in Los Angeles. Here’s what we know about the S.W.A.T. Season 6 episodes thus far if you haven’t been able to catch up with the episodes.

We would recommend you stop reading the next paragraph if you haven’t streamed the season yet and don’t want any major spoilers!

S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18: When will the new episode premiere on CBS?

The season starts with a trip to Bangkok to train alongside Thailand’s premiere S.W.A.T. team, Hondo and his former military buddy stumble upon a wide-ranging heroin operation with ties to Los Angeles and find themselves on the run from a powerful drug kingpin. Hondo, Deacon, and Tan team up with Thailand’s elite S.W.A.T. team to stop a ruthless drug lord whose heroin operation has far-reaching ties to Los Angeles, when the team’s armored vehicle is stolen. 

They must stop the vehicle from being used in a potential terrorist attack; Hondo and Nischelle prepare for their baby’s gender reveal party. When a convicted killer makes a prison break, the team works to protect the people on his hit list; Hondo unexpectedly crosses paths with a former flame. When the team stops a robbery at a department store, they fear the crime was designed to distract from something more sinister. Hondo enlists Street to connect with Powell after she ignores orders in the field. 

S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18: When will the new episode premiere on CBS?

When a cop on the verge of shutting down a major drug operation is abducted, and Hondo and the squad race to save one of their own before it’s too late; Luca grows concerned about sudden changes in Hicks’ behavior. Later in the season, an intruder breaks into the home of a Hollywood actress, Hondo, and the team is forced to partner with an old nemesis to track down a dangerous criminal, and Tan struggles to find the perfect anniversary gift for his wife. 

When violence erupts at a popular food truck festival, the team must contend with a deadly cartel determined to recover a lost drug shipment at any cost. When faced with a series of random shootings, one team member’s family connections could be the key to stopping the next attack. Hondo prepares to meet Rochelle’s parents for the first time; Tan helps Luca navigate a sensitive situation. The SWAT team races to locate a young boy abducted from a homeless shelter. 

S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18: When will the new episode premiere on CBS?

Street allows his personal history to cloud his judgment on the kidnapping case; Hondo and Nichelle find themselves at odds over their spiritual beliefs. The team participates in a joint task force with the FBI when a car bombing has ties to a terrorist group planning an attack in Los Angeles; a tragedy from Deacon’s past gives insight into the origins of his faith. By the 12th episode, the team races to stop a gunman who is targeting rehab centers and those he considers responsible for his brother’s death.

Deacon is caught off guard when his wife makes a parenting decision that has unexpected consequences for their daughter. The team races to stop a violent rampage with ties to a painful chapter from Hicks’ past. SWAT teams with Major Crimes for a high-stakes mission to extract an undercover officer from a dangerous crime ring. When Hicks insists SWAT participate in Patrol Day in an effort to engage more meaningfully with the community. 

S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18: When will the new episode premiere on CBS?

Hondo and Deacon have their hands full mentoring the newest members of the team; a suspended Tan investigates a mystery close to home. Later, when classified information falls into the wrong hands, the team races to stop a dangerous plot targeting former members of the U.S. military; Luca is faced with a challenging choice when a family member suddenly falls ill. The team works with the FBI to hunt one of its most-wanted fugitives; Hondo and Nichelle are faced with an unexpected development in her pregnancy.

Moreover, S.W.A.T. Season 6 is available to stream on the CBS channel and later on Paramount Plus. All the previous seasons are also available to stream on FuboTV or Hulu Plus. The series is also available to rent or buy on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, and Vudu, based on the location with preferred membership plans that the users can choose from. On the other hand, it is also available to watch for free on the Pluto and CBS platform, based on the viewer’s location, especially for the international audience.

Catch up on previous episodes while you wait for S.W.A.T. Season 6 Episode 18 to premiere on CBS.