CBS has reversed its decision to cancel the action-drama S.W.A.T, and has instead renewed the series for a seventh and final season. The show’s Twitter feed announced: “We have listened to our viewers and their outpouring of passion for S.W.A.T.and we have reached an agreement to renew it for a final season of 13 episodes to air during the 2023-2024 broadcast year,” CBS Entertainment president Amy Reisenbach and Sony Pictures Television Studios president Katherine Pope said in a joint statement Monday. “S.W.A.T. has aired for six seasons on CBS and garnered a devoted following. We are pleased that we found a way to bring it back and give closure to the show’s storylines and characters, which audiences deserve.”
S.W.A.T., starring Shemar Moore, is set to have its Season 6 finale on May 19. Moore wrote on Instagram: “Ayyeee!!!!! We did it #SWATFAM!!! @swatcbs is coming back for a 7th and Final season with 13 Episodes!!! Thank you to all of you for the continued and amazing support!! Let’s go ” The cast also includes Alex Russell, Kenny Johnson, Jay Harrington, David Lim and Rochelle Aytes.