Tuesday, March 27, 2018

CBS Renews 'SEAL Team' and 'S.W.A.T.' for Second Seasons

CBS has given second season renewals to a pair of original drama series today - SEAL Team and S.W.A.T. The dramas will return as a part of the network's 2018-19 schedule.

Both dramas are currently averaging a 1.8 rating in the key Adults 18-49 demographic when factoring in delayed viewing. Furthermore, SEAL Team is averaging 10.2 million viewers while S.W.A.T. is being seen by 9.8 million viewers.

SEAL Team stars David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Jessica Paré, Neil Brown Jr., A.J. Buckley and Toni Trucks.

Benjamin Cavell created the drama. He executive produces with Ed Redlich, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly and Christopher Chulack. Boreanaz is a producer. CBS Television Studios, Timberman/Beverly Productions and Chulack Productions produce.

S.W.A.T. stars Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Lina Esco, Kenny Johnson, Peter Onorati, Jay Harrington and David Lim.

Aaron Rahsaan Thomas and Shawn Ryan developed the drama. They executive produce with Neal H. Moritz, Marney Hochman, Danielle Woodrow, Pavun Shetty and Justin Lin. CBS Television Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Perfect Storm Entertainment, Original Film, Kansas Art Productions and MiddKid Productions produce.

"These exciting new dramas have been sensational additions to our schedule, are striking all the right notes creatively, and really connect with our viewers," said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. "SEAL Team has strengthened our Wednesday lineup - routinely winning its time period with over 10 million viewers and allowing us to build an even more powerful night, while SWAT has improved Thursday's 10 p.m. hour by over 2.5 million viewers versus last season. Additionally, both are among the very top streamers on our digital platforms, including CBS.com and CBS All Access. We congratulate the talented casts and producers on an amazing year as we look forward to their return next season."