Shemar Moore wasted no time celebrating the surprise un-cancellation of S.W.A.T. Moments after CBS confirmed the show's renewal for a seventh and final season, Moore took to social media to express his joy. In an Instagram story, he wrote, "We did it S.W.A.T. fam!" He followed up with another post, thanking the fans for their continued support.
Just days prior, Moore had criticized CBS for canceling the series, stating that it didn't make sense and expressing confidence that the decision would be reversed. Now, as an executive producer for Season 7, he can bask in the show's victory.
In a joint statement, Amy Reisenbach, President of CBS Entertainment, and Katherine Pope, President of Sony Pictures Television Studios, acknowledged the passionate support from viewers and announced the renewal for a final season of 13 episodes, airing during the 2023-2024 broadcast year. They expressed their satisfaction in finding a way to bring the show back and provide closure to its storylines and characters. The statement also expressed appreciation for the cast, writers, producers, and crew, as well as the devoted audience of S.W.A.T.
With this surprising turn of events, S.W.A.T. fans can look forward to one last season of the beloved procedural.