CBS Cancels Then Reinstates Hit Present Three Days Later After Outcry From Lead Actor

CBS walked again their cancelation of hit present “S.W.A.T.” solely three days after saying the present was going off the air.

The Shemar-Moore-led police drama was set to air its closing episode Could 19 when the present’s cancelation was introduced. This prompted Moore to publish an impassioned video requesting followers “make some fucking noise and allow them to know that canceling S.W.A.T. is a fucking mistake.” The community has since renewed “S.W.A.T.” for a seventh and closing season, based on Individuals Magzine.

CBS had a really public change of coronary heart and issued a press release to followers to replace them on the reversal of their cancelation.

“We have now listened to our viewers and their outpouring of ardour for S.W.A.T. and we now have reached an settlement to resume it for a closing season of 13 episodes to air in the course of the 2023-2024 broadcast 12 months,” CBS Leisure president Amy Reisenbach and Sony Footage TV Studios president Katherine Pope mentioned in a joint assertion, Individuals Journal reported.

The assertion gave a imprecise rationalization of the reasoning behind their determination to proceed “S.W.A.T.” for one more season.

“S.W.A.T. has aired for six seasons on CBS and garnered a loyal following,” they mentioned.

“We’re happy that we discovered a technique to deliver it again and provides closure to the present’s storylines and characters, which audiences deserve,” they mentioned, based on Individuals Journal.

“As soon as once more, we admire the skills and efforts of the solid, writers, producers and crew and everybody who has contributed to the success of SWAT. We look ahead to its return subsequent season,” the assertion concluded.

Moore initially lashed out on social media, clearly upset concerning the information of the cancelation.

“It is mindless,” the 52-year-old actor mentioned.

“We’re one of the best present on Friday evening at 8 o’clock for CBS. The final two years we’ve been killing it. We’ve finished nothing unsuitable. We did all the things that was requested for.” (RELATED: The Writers’ Strike Offers Us A A lot-Wanted Break From Terrible Late-Night time Discuss Reveals)

“They mentioned we’re cancelled, however guess what? I don’t assume we’re finished,” Moore continued. “CBS is both gonna get up and notice they made a mistake. Sony is gonna do their math and notice that this isn’t the appropriate transfer.”

“I nonetheless have religion that S.W.A.T. will reside to see one other day. I don’t know the place, I don’t understand how,” he added.

It stays unclear if his efforts had been the explanation behind the reinstatement of the present.