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10.13.2020

HONDO, HIS FATHER DANIEL SR. AND HONDO’S TEEN CHARGE DARRYL CONFRONT THE HISTORY OF RACIAL TENSION IN LOS ANGELES SINCE THE RODNEY KING VERDICT IN 1992, ON THE TWO-HOUR FOURTH SEASON PREMIERE OF “S.W.A.T.,” AT A SPECIAL TIME ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11

Guest Stars Include Donald Dash as 17-Year-Old Hondo

and Rico E. Anderson as Younger Daniel Sr.

Episode Written by Executive Producer Aaron Rahsaan Thomas

“3 Seventeen Year Olds” – Hondo, his father Daniel Sr. (Obba Babatundé) and his teen charge Darryl (Deshae Frost) confront the history of racial tension in Los Angeles between law enforcement and the Black community, through flashbacks to the city in 1992 following the Rodney King verdict. Also, the SWAT team pursues El Diablo’s scattered drug cartel hiding in the city and a Jihadist group detonating bombs in coordinated attacks, in the first part of the two-hour fourth season premiere of S.W.A.T., Wednesday, Nov. 11 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Guest stars include Donald Dash as 17-year-old Hondo and Rico E. Anderson as younger Daniel Sr. Episode written by executive producer Aaron Rahsaan Thomas.

SWAT ACTS AS A DOMESTIC SURVEILLANCE UNIT FOR THE CIA TO CONFIRM WHETHER AN INTERNATIONAL CRIME LORD HAS RESURFACED IN LOS ANGELES AFTER BEING OFF-GRID FOR YEARS, ON THE TWO-HOUR FOURTH SEASON PREMIERE OF “S.W.A.T.,” WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11

“Stakeout” – The SWAT team acts as a domestic surveillance unit for the CIA to confirm whether an international crime lord has resurfaced in Los Angeles after being off-grid for years. Also, Tan’s mother, Chan Fei (Susan Chuang), is a victim of racial discrimination, and Hondo encounters his ex-girlfriend Nichelle (Rochelle Aytes), for the first time since their breakup, in the second part of the two-hour fourth season premiere of S.W.A.T., Wednesday, Nov. 11 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

REGULAR CAST:

Shemar Moore

(Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson)

Alex Russell

(Jim Street)

Jay Harrington

(David “Deacon” Kay)

Lina Esco

(Christina “Chris” Alonso)

Kenny Johnson

(Dominique Luca)

David Lim

(Victor Tan)

Patrick St. Esprit

(Commander Robert Hicks)

Amy Farrington

(Lieutenant Piper Lynch)

RECURRING CAST:

Bre Blair

(Annie Kay)

Obba Babatundé

(Daniel Harrelson, Sr.)

Deshae Frost

(Darryl)

Rochelle Aytes

(Nichelle)

Susan Chuang

(Chan Fei)

Chris L. McKenna

(DEA Agent Simons)

David Gautreaux

(Edward Yannick)

GUEST CAST for “3 Seventeen Year Olds”:

Donald Dash

(Young Hondo)

Rico E. Anderson

(Young Daniel Sr.)

Dahlia Salem

(Agent Bashir)

Kurt Caceras

(Lego)

Deja Soufka

(Salim)

Lynette Dupree

(Ms. Hattie)

Kalea McNeill

(Abena)

Demetrius Hodges

(Stokely)

GUEST CAST for “Stakeout”:

Brian Venskus

(Agent Prebble)

Alex Feldman

(The Mailman)

Michael Klesic

(Timur)

Vladimir Kulich

(Radek)

Makai Dudeck

(Mischa)

Stacey Hinnen

(Oliver)

Jenny Steadman

(Linda)

Michelle N. Carter

(Officer Schmidt)

WRITTEN BY (“3 Seventeen Year Olds”): Aaron Rahsaan Thomas

WRITTEN BY (“Stakeout”): Kent Rotherham

DIRECTED BY (“3 Seventeen Year Olds” and “Stakeout”): Billy Gierhart

GENRE: Drama

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Official CBS website: http://www.cbs.com/shows/swat/

CHEAT TWEET: #SWAT flashes back to LA in 1992 following the #RodneyKing verdict & the team goes on a stakeout for the CIA to bring a crime lord to justice on the @SWATCBS 2-HOUR 4th SEASON PREMIERE 11/11 9pm-11pm ET/PT #CBS @shemarmoore https://bit.ly/3dmguxC

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Cast and crew on social:

Shemar Moore

Twitter: @shemarmoore

Instagram: @shemarfmoore

Alex Russell

Twitter: @alex_russell

Instagram: @alexrussell

Jay Harrington

Twitter: @jayharrington3

Instagram: @jayharrington3

Lina Esco

Twitter: @linaesco

Instagram: @linaesco

Kenny Johnson

Twitter: @thekennyjohnson

Instagram: @thekennyjohnson

David Lim

Twitter: @davidbradleylim

Instagram: @davidbradleylim

Patrick St. Esprit

Twitter: @patrickstesprit

Instagram: @patrickstesprit

Amy Farrington

Twitter: @amyKfarrington

Instagram: N/A

SWAT Writers’ Room

Twitter: @SWATWritersRoom

Instagram: @swatwriters

Shawn Ryan

Twitter: @ShawnRyanTV

Instagram: N/A

Aaron Rahsaan Thomas

Twitter: @ARThomasTV

Instagram: @arthomastv

Otis “Odie” Gallop

Twitter: @odiegallop

Instagram: @odiegallop

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Press Contacts:

Noelle Llewellyn

212-975-4574

noelle.llewellyn@cbs.com

Shawna Malcom

818-655-1589

shawna.malcom@cbs.com

Photo Contact:

Gaye Ann Bruno

818-655-1542

gayeann.bruno@cbs.com

Gail Schulman

212-975-0897

gail.schulman@cbs.com