Is S.W.A.T. Season 6 returning to CBS this month? Continue reading to find out.
After waiting for months since the premiere of the finale episode of the fifth season, which aired on May 15, 2022, the fans have many questions that have since been prompted in their minds all the time which are “When is the sixth season of S.W.A.T. going to premiere on CBS?” or “What time will the season be released on the network?” We can agree with the fans that the anticipation for the show is high and has piqued the interest of fans!
After all, who does not want to see the team return to action on the screen with Shemar Moorel as the lead to spark the magic once again in the new episodes? If you are one of those who want to get clarity about the potential release date, plot, cast, and other details, then look no further as we’ve compiled all of the relevant information on S.W.A.T. Season 6’s release date due to the high level of interest shown by fans since the premiere of the last season.
Continue reading to know more about S.W.A.T. Season 6 until you reach the end to find all of your answers.
S.W.A.T. Season 6 Release Date and Time Slot
After months of waiting, the network has officially confirmed that the series will return this year by disclosing that S.W.A.T. Season 6 will be premiering new episodes on Friday, October 7, 2022. The sixth season seems to be staying in the same time slot at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on CBS.
The official Twitter handle of the show also shared the update among its followers on September 8, 2022, quoting, “What’s as awesome as S.W.A.T. coming back Oct 7? This dynamite new Season 6 art. What do you think, #SWAT fam?” Take a look at the official post below:
What’s as awesome as S.W.A.T. coming back Oct 7? This dynamite 🧨 new Season 6 art. What do you think, #SWAT fam? pic.twitter.com/2ahorWxiiV
— S.W.A.T. (@swatcbs) September 7, 2022
S.W.A.T. Season 6 Plot and Episodes
CBS hasn’t yet released the synopsis for the upcoming season, which makes it very difficult to understand the possible plotlines from the new episodes. It is anticipated that the new season will continue the storyline from the last episode of the fifth season, titled, Farewell, released on May 22, 2022. The official synopsis of the episode states, “When control of a university chemistry lab is seized, the team races to thwart a devastating terror attack.”
S.W.A.T. Season 6 is anticipated to include 10 to 18 episodes with an average runtime of roughly 43–44 minutes, as in the previous seasons that premiered on a weekly basis. On the other hand, the network did release the synopsis of the first episode, which gives a short insight into how the season starts, which is mentioned below.
S6E1: Thai Hard – October 7, 2022: The episode is directed by Billy Gierhart and written by Sarah Alderson. The official synopsis of the episode states, “During a trip to Bangkok to train alongside Thailand’s premiere S.W.A.T. team, Hondo and his former military buddy Joe stumble upon a wide-ranging heroin operation with ties to Los Angeles and find themselves on the run from a powerful drug kingpin.”
Moreover, the second episode is titled “Thai Another Day,” which is scheduled to release on October 14, 2022, and the title of the third episode is “Woah Black Betty,” which was released on October 21, 2022.
S.W.A.T. Season 6 Cast and Crew
Just days after the season 5 finale, Lina Esco, who played Christina “Chris” Alonso for five seasons, announced her departure from SWAT. So, the main cast members of the series who are expected to reprise their roles are as follows: 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, and Jay Harrington as David Kay.
The recurring cast members of the series are as follows: Rochelle Aytes as Nichelle, Anna Enger Ritch as Zoe Powell, and Otis “Odie” Gallop as Sergeant Stevens. The show is produced by Sony Pictures Television in collaboration with CBS Studios. Shawn Ryan, Justin Lin, Neal Moritz, Marney Hochman, Pavun Shetty, Billy Gierhart, Andy Dettman, and Paul Bernard are the executive producers.
Where can you stream S.W.A.T. Season 6?
S.W.A.T. Season 6 will most likely be available on all prior platforms that have the rights to stream the series, as well as on-air on the CBS channel at 8/7c on Friday on a weekly basis. 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 viewers’ 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.
S.W.A.T. Season 6 Official Trailer
The official teaser of approximately 20 seconds was released on official Twitter on September 24, 2022, with a tagline stating the premise of the show, “Stay with us — we’re just two weeks away from more trouble.” The promo gives a brief insight into the plot and character arcs for the season, which has hyped up the viewers even more. Take a look at the official teaser for the upcoming season below:
Stay with us — we're just two weeks away from more trouble. 💥 #SWAT pic.twitter.com/Ced4383ytD
— S.W.A.T. (@swatcbs) September 23, 2022
S.W.A.T. Official Synopsis
The official synopsis of the show, according to CBS, states, “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.”
Catch up on the previous seasons while you wait for S.W.A.T. Season 6 to release on CBS in a few days.