‘The Equalizer’ Nabs Two-Season Renewal At CBS

CBS is plotting a longer-term future for The Equalizer. The network has renewed the drama starring Queen Latifah for two more seasons, which will take The Equalizer through its fourth year in 2023-24.

Queen Latifah Wants To Get ‘The Equalizer’ Super-Fan Dolly Parton On The Show

Chris Noth Out At ‘The Equalizer’ Amid Sex Assault Claims

Universal Television and CBS made a joint announcement Monday that Noth would no longer be part of filming “effective immediately.” Two women accused Noth of sexual assault in a story reported last week by The Hollywood Reporter. Noth vehemently denied the allegations, which date back to 2004 and 2015.

CBS Renews ‘The Equalizer’ For Season 2

This year’s Super Bowl lead-out program, CBS’s The Equalizer, has scored a touchdown in the form of an early Season 2 renewal.

‘The Equalizer’ Kept More Viewers Than Any Post-Super Bowl Show Since 2013

Queen Latifah’s The Equalizer debuted to 20.404 million total viewers following Super Bowl LV. On Sunday, in its regular time-slot premiere, the CBS drama drew 7.976 million viewers, which means the show retained 39% of its Episode 1 audience for Episode 2.

‘The Equalizer’ Pauses Production

CBS’s The Equalizer, coming off its high-profile premiere after the Super Bowl, has suspended filming. According to sources, a positive COVID-19 test result was produced Monday as part of the show’s rigorous safety protocols. Immediate contact tracing began as outlined in the guidelines set by state/county and in the NBCU Production Playbook. Out of an abundance of caution, the production, based in New Jersey, has asked those in close contact with the impacted individual to self-isolate and paused filming.

CBS Bets On ‘The Equalizer’ To Beat Post-Super Bowl Programming Odds

For the network airing the Super Bowl each year, the coveted post-game programming slot can be a double-edged sword. Yes, it offers a larger audience than almost any other single entertainment episode of the year — but it has also become somewhat of a cursed time slot for new shows that debut after the game.

CBS Reveals ‘The Equalizer’ Teaser Starring Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah is an enigmatic hero in the 30-second teaser for CBS’s The Equalizer, which is a reimagining of the 1980s series of the same name starring Edward Woodward. Latifah stars in the series as Robyn McCall, a single mother with a mysterious background who uses her skills to protect and defend those who cannot do so for themselves. Set to premiere Feb. 7 after the Super Bowl, the series marks the second reboot of The Equalizer franchise, following the 2014 film starring Denzel Washington and its 2018 sequel.