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CBS Un-Cancels ‘S.W.A.T.’; Axes ‘East New York’ and ‘True Lies’

The Eye Has Ordered 13 New Episodes for a Seventh - and Final - Season of 'S'W'A'T'

CBS has reversed its decision to cancel “S.W.A.T.,” announcing yesterday that it would renew the show for a seventh (and final season). The order is for 13 episodes instead of the usual 22.

“We have listened to our viewers and their outpouring of passion for ‘S.W.A.T.’ and we have reached an agreement to renew it for a final season of 13 episodes to air during the 2023-2024 broadcast year,” Amy Reisenbach, President, CBS Entertainment, and Katherine Pope, President, Sony Pictures Television Studios, said in a joint statement. “’S.W.A.T’. has aired for six seasons on CBS and garnered a devoted following. We are pleased that we found a way to bring it back and give closure to the show’s storylines and characters, which audiences deserve. Once again, we appreciate the talents and efforts of the cast, writers, producers and crew and everyone who has contributed to the success of S.W.A.T. We look forward to its return next season.”

On the flipside, the network has announced there will not be second seasons of the crime dramas “East New York” and the latest revival of “True Lies.” The now series finale of “East New York” is this Sunday, May 14, with “True Lies” signing off with its final two episodes on May 17.