When will the fans get to see more of this American procedural action drama? Continue reading to find out.
Ever since the premiere of the eighth episode, “Guacaine,” a few weeks ago on Friday, December 9, 2022, the viewers have been anticipating if the season will resume its run with the remaining episodes in 2023 or not. If you are one of them, then you’ve come to the right spot, we have compiled all the necessary information for you to get a head start on the forthcoming episodes.
So, if you’re looking for information about the release date and plot, then look no further! Here is everything we know so far about when S.W.A.T. Season 6 will be back on CBS.
S.W.A.T. Season 6: When will the new episodes premiere?
Unfortunately, the new series will not return on the network until 2022, so fans will have to wait a little longer, which is for a few weeks. The 9th episode, “Pariah,” is now scheduled to release on Friday, January 6, 2023, at the same time slot of 8/7c on CBS and later on Paramount Plus. The episode is directed by Cherie Dvorak and written by Michael Gemballa.
The official synopsis of the episode states, “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 runtime of each episode is approximately 44 minutes. In the meantime, we urge viewers to catch up with the prior episodes of the sixth season to get an idea of how the story will unfold.
— S.W.A.T. (@swatcbs) December 10, 2022
S.W.A.T. Season 6: A quick recap of the story so far
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.” Here’s what we know about Season 6 episodes thus far if you haven’t been able to catch up with the episodes.
Episode 1: Thai Hard: The episode is directed by Billy Gierhart and written by Sarah Alderson. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.76 US million viewers. 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.”
Episode 2: Thai Another Day: The episode is directed by Billy Gierhart and written by Kent Rotherham & Michael Gemballa. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.61 US million viewers. The official synopsis of the episode states, “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.”
Episode 3: Woah Black Betty: The episode is directed by Stephanie Marquardt and written by Brandon Margolis. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.44 US million viewers. The official synopsis of the episode states, “When S.W.A.T.’s armored vehicle is stolen, the squad must team up with FBI Agent Vasquez, a former LAPD officer who was once denied a position on the S.W.A.T. team, to stop the vehicle from being used in a potential terrorist attack. Also, Hondo and Nichelle prepare for their baby’s gender reveal party.”
Episode 4: Maniak: The episode is directed by Cherie Dvorak and written by Kent Rotherham. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.63 US million viewers. The official synopsis of the episode states, “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.”
Episode 5: Unraveling: The episode is directed by John Terlesky and written by Amelia Sims. It is estimated to be viewed by 5.09 US million viewers. The official synopsis of the episode states, “When the team stops a robbery of 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.”
Episode 6: Checkmate: The episode is directed by Stephanie Marquardt and written by Brandon Sonnier & Alan Morgan. It is estimated to be viewed by 5.00 US million viewers. The official synopsis of the episode states, “When a cop on the verge of shutting down a major drug operation is abducted, 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.”
Episode 7: Sequel: The episode is directed by Oz Scott and written by Sarah Alderson. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.83 US million viewers. The official synopsis of the episode states, “When an intruder breaks into the home of a Hollywood actress, Hondo and the team are forced to partner with an old nemesis to track down a dangerous criminal; Tan struggles to find the perfect anniversary gift for his wife.”
Episode 8: Guacaine: The episode is directed by Ben Hernandez Bray and written by Ryan Keleher. It is estimated to be viewed by 4.93 US million viewers. The official synopsis of the episode states, “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.”
S.W.A.T. Season 6: Where can you stream the new episodes?
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 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.
On the other hand, to refresh your memory we suggest taking a look at the official teaser of approximately 20 seconds which 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 on the Twitter handle below:
— S.W.A.T. (@swatcbs) September 23, 2022
Catch up on previous episodes while you wait for S.W.A.T. Season 6 to premiere on CBS next year.