In recent years, the C.B.S. schedule has been dominated by rigorous procedural series such as ‘N.C.I.S.,’ ‘Blue Bloods,’ and ‘FBI.’ However, ‘S.W.A.T.‘ separates itself from comparable shows with its explosive action sequences and edge-of-your-seat drama, which combine to create a satisfyingly engaging storyline.
The series was created by Aaron Rahsaan Thomas and Shawn Ryan based on the titular action-comedy series that ran from February 1975 to April 1976.
On ‘SWAT,’ Sergeant Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson leads a capable and talented squad of officers on various operations to apprehend criminals and prevent their sinister plots.
The series has been hailed for properly capturing the conflicts between the law enforcement department and the African-American community, despite receiving mixed reviews from reviewers.
Here is what we know about ‘S.W.A.T.’season 5 if you are one of the show’s enthusiastic fans impatiently anticipating information about a new season.
Swat Season 5 Release Date
The fourth season of ‘S.W.A.T.’ debuted on C.B.S. on November 11, 2020, and concluded on May 26, 2021, with the season finale.
The news that the show has been renewed for a fifth season should excite viewers. C.B.S. confirmed the renewal on April 15, 2021, far in advance of the season four finale, demonstrating its confidence in the series.
— S.W.A.T. (@swatcbs) April 15, 2021
While production on the second season has not yet begun, we anticipate that filming will begin in August 2022. Despite the Covid-19 epidemic, ‘S.W.A.T.’ was one of the few series to retain its regular release schedule. If everything goes well, the fifth season of ‘S.W.A.T.’ might premiere in 2022 or 2023.
Swat Season 5 Cast
The expected cast of season 5 is as follows:
- Jay Harrington will perform as David “Deacon” Kay
- Shemar Moore being Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson Jr.
- Lina Esco will play the role of Christina “Chris” Alonso
- Alex Russell will act as James “Jim” Street
- David Lim being Victor Tan
- Kenny Johnson being Dominique Luca
- Patrick St. Esprit will act as Robert Hicks
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Swat Season 5 Plot
The fourth season of ‘S.W.A.T.’ focuses mainly on the interaction between the African-American population in Los Angeles and the police. In addition to his job with the S.W.A.T. team, Hondo plays a significant part in the relationship’s reconstruction.
He is also in conflict with Leroy and Darryl about their new business. Chris struggles with alcoholism, while Tan endures several personal failures.
The crew must fight an increase in extremist actions around the city. Hondo and Deacon continue to oppose their bosses’ ideas.
In the penultimate episode of the season, radicals detonate a bomb at a police station, heightening the tension in the city. While the crew can save the day, the incident has significant long-term consequences.
In season 5, we can expect to see the team deal with the effects of the bombing at the police station and the personal effects of the tragedy on each team member.
As new threats loom, they will need to put aside their conflicts and band together once more to preserve the city.
After Hondo’s forceful actions at the end of season 4, he may become more vocal about his discontent with the department’s handling of delicate situations, which might get him in trouble with his superiors.
Swat Season 5 Trailer
No trailer has been released for season 5 yet. Check the season 4 trailer below: