The Sony Pictures Television-produced procedural has for the first time sold in syndication and will begin airing on the AMC Networks-backed WeTV starting Nov. 12. The deal covers the first six seasons of the Shemar Moore-led drama from exec producer Shawn Ryan. The upcoming seventh and final season of the CBS series is also included in the deal with WeTV.
SWAT made its first appearance on Nielsen’s streaming charts a week after CBS briefly canceled the series.
The crime drama cracked the overall top 10, and came in fourth among acquired series, for the week of May 15-21 with 635 million minutes of watch time. On May 5, CBS said it was canceling SWAT — then reversed course three days later and picked up a shortened final season of the show. The series’ first five seasons arrived on Netflix on May 17; it also streams on Paramount+ and Hulu.
The returning dramas are Bull, Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, MacGyver, SEAL Team and SWAT, while the news programs are 48 Hours and 60 Minutes.
Mom with Anna Faris and Allison Janney is getting a sixth season, while Big Bang, Young Sheldon and freshman drama SWAT also receive good news from the network