S.W.A.T. Gets Full Season Order at CBS!!

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Don't expect to get the thrilling song out of your head anytime soon because S.W.A.T. is here to stay!

CBS handed the freshman series a full season order today.

Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson  - SWAT

It's the third CBS series this season to get a full season, including SEAL Team and Young Sheldon. Comedy 9JKL today also received an additional three episodes on its freshman order.

S.W.A.T. was given one of the most difficult time periods on the schedule, and it's proven itself worthy of the challenge.

After three outings against very heavy competition, S.W.A.T. Season 1 has been averaging 10.4 million viewers and 1.9 in the coveted 18-49 demographic with DVR viewing.

Going up against ABC's How to Get Away with Murder and football on NBC, a new series holding steady in that time slot is impressive.

Pamilya - S.W.A.T. Season 1 Episode 3

It's a co-production between CBS Television Studios and Sony Pictures Television and airs behind CBS biggest comedies.

Starring CBS hot commodity Shemar Moore as Hondo, the series is an updated version of both the 2003 film and the television series from the 1970s.

Hondo is newly promoted and finds himself torn between leading his team and his allegiance to the streets on which he was raised.

His unit includes Deacon (Jay Harrington), who always puts the team first, Chris (Lina Esco) the canine trainer, Street (Alex Russell), the cocky rookie, and Luca (Kenny Johnson ), an expert driver who gets them in and out of their high-risk situations.

Captain Jessica Cortez (Stephanie Sigman) values her job overseeing the unit and her on-again/off-again relationship with Hondo.

S.W.A.T. is a lot of fun with exciting chase scenes and touching bonding moments between the members of the unit. 

What do you think S.W.A.T. Fanatics? Isn't this the greatest news?

Hit the comments and tell us what you think. Has S.W.A.T. earned a permanent place on your viewing schedule?

If you haven't been watching (GASP), you can catch up when you watch S.W.A.T. online!

S.W.A.T. airs Thursday nights at 10/9c on CBS.

Carissa Pavlica is the managing editor and a staff writer and critic for TV Fanatic. She's a member of the Critic's Choice Association, enjoys mentoring writers, conversing with cats, and passionately discussing the nuances of television and film with anyone who will listen. Follow her on Twitter and email her here at TV Fanatic.

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S.W.A.T. Quotes

Lesson one, Street. Never be in a hurry to die.


What color you supposed to be, brother? Black or blue? You gonna have to pick.

Protester to Hondo