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By on August 29, 2018

Pictured L to R: Stephanie Sigman as Jessica Cortez and Lina Esco as Christina “Chris” Alonso. Photo: Daniel Daza/CBS

Episode 2×12 “Los Huesos”

JESSICA AND CHRIS GO UNDERCOVER IN MEXICO

Jessica and Chris go undercover in Mexico, alone and without back-up, to save a Mexican federal agent kidnapped by a drug-dealing gang that Jessica helped bring to justice years before.

Also, Hondo’s mother, Charice (Debbie Allen), worries he’s under emotional strain when he engages in a series of small home renovation projects in her home.

Portions of the episode filmed on location in Mexico City.

Cast:  Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan,) Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Recurring Cast: Otis “Odie” Gallop (Sgt. Stevens).

Guest Cast: Debbie Allen (Charice Harrelson), Juan Javier Cardenas (Beni), Gerardo Celasco (David Arias), Luis Bordonada (Raul), Anjali Bhimani (Agent Benson), Alex Fernandez (Agent Romero), Alejandro Barrio (Adrian), Tyler Capri Clark (Tanya), Julio Cesar Ruiz (Flaco), Abraham Luna (Chato), Andrew Tinpo Lee (Kevin), Ricardo Adam Zarate (Rico), Reece Schaberg (Chad), Michael Fitzgerald (Ryan), Robert Garcia (Hector), Enrique Rodriguez (Paco), Essined Aponte (Gabi), Perdo Guinti (Sgt. Terrance), Gerardo “Pichicuas” Martinez (Creepy Guy).

Written by Michael Jones-Morales.

Directed by Alex Kalymnios.

Air Date: Thursday, Jan. 10 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. 

 

Pictured Shemar Moore as Hondo. Photo © CBS

Episode 2×11 “School”

THE SWAT TEAM FACES DIFFICULT REMINDERS OF A PAST SCHOOL SHOOTING

The SWAT team faces difficult reminders of a past school shooting when they receive a warning that a copycat plans to re-enact the crime. As the team races to stop the new threat, they flash back to the day of the tense first mission.

Cast members Shemar Moore, Alex Russell, Jay Harrington and Lina Esco appear in a public service announcement at the end of the episode.

Cast:  Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan,) Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Recurring Cast: Louis Ferreira (Buck Spivey), Cathy Cahlin Ryan (Dr. Wendy Hughes).

Guest Cast: Meredith Monroe (Ainsley), Daniel Robbins (Patrick), Chi-Lan Lieu (Diane), Geoffrey Kennedy (Elijah), Michael Chandler (Justin), Amanda Lowe-Oadell (Lila Kay), Megan Lee (Lila), Katherine Landry (Kenzie), Kyle Butenhoff (Kurt).

Air Date: Thursday, Jan. 3 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. 

 

“1000 Joules” Pictured: Lina Esco as Christina “Chris” Alonso. Photo: screengrab/CBS

Episode 2×10 “1000 Joules”

THE SWAT TEAM SETS OUT TO RECOVER DOZENS OF DNA EVIDENCE KITS STOLEN FROM AN LAPD CRIME LAB

The SWAT team sets out to recover dozens of DNA evidence kits stolen from an LAPD crime lab and bring in the crew responsible, after a close friend of Captain Hicks is harmed during the theft.

Also, financial strain at home makes it difficult for Deacon to focus on his role as leader of the SWAT division’s annual holiday toy drive.

Cast:  Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan,) Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Recurring cast: Bre Blair (Annie Kay), Nikiva Dionne (Nia Wells), Otis “Odie” Gallop (Sgt. Stevens).

Guest cast: Laura James (Molly), Ayumi Izuka (Dr. Niles), Kari Coleman (Rebecca Cates), Tim Holmes (Seeley), Bing Milo (Matani), Tia Kaiulani (Ramona), Nupier Garrett (Terrell), Anthony Bonaventura (Gembetta), Dieterich Gray (Tony Barker), Nicole Dele (Alice), David Gautreaux (Edward Yanick), Dan Istrate (Kerostena), Kareem Grimes (Little Redl), Jesus Ruiz (Chief Rivera), Sean Muramatsu (DEA Agent Cho), Jonny Berryman (Donald), Monica Garcia (D.C. Rickert), John Barbolla (LAFD Captain), Kristopher Giacomazzi (Uriah), Hugh Aodh O’Brien (Sgt. Wilson), James Peyton (Cory Barker), Ryan Sangster (Cox).

Air Date: Thursday, Dec. 6 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Photos: “1000 Joules”

 

“Day Off” Pictured: Lina Esco as Christina Alonso. Photo: screengrab/CBS

Episode 2×09 “Day Off”

THE SWAT TEAM IS CALLED IN TO WORK ON THEIR DAY OFF

When the SWAT team is called in to work on their day off to end a hostage situation, they discover one of the captives is a wanted felon.

Also, when Hondo saves his sister, Brianna (Gabrielle Dennis), after she’s been roofied at a nightclub, he uses his day off to hunt a serial rapist.

Cast:  Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan,) Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Lou Ferrigno, Jr. (Rocker), Gabrielle Dennis (Brianna Harrelson), Nikiva Dionne (Nia Wells).

Guest cast: George Tovar (Uncle Sarzo), Javier Bolanos (Tomas), Candace Hammer (Deborah), Samira Izadi (Rubina), Gabriel Oliva (Bartender), Karina Wolfe (Candy), Mandy Levin (Dani),  Frank Bond (Detective Barker), Cody Digerolamo (Drew), Steve Louis Villegas (Marcos), Ernestine Phillips (Iris), Shawn Ashmore (Liam), Pooja Batra (Rachel), Kamran Khan (Samir), Kerry Knuppe (Sasha), David Gurrola (Shorty), Joanna Bronson (Vera),  Justice Alan (Timo), Alaina Fleming (Detective #1),  Seth Duhame (Charlie).

Written by Sarah Alderson.

Directed by Lexi Alexander.

Air Date: Thursday, Nov. 29 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Photos: “Day Off”

 

Episode 2×08 “The Tiffany Experience”

THE SWAT TEAM RACES TO FIND A SOCIAL MEDIA STAR’S STALKER

The SWAT team races to find a stalker pursuing Tiffany (Ronni Hawk), a social media star, after the online celebrity’s dangerous admirer turns a fan event into a shootout that endangers Jessica. 

Social influencer Zack Evans guest stars as Tristan, Tiffany’s boyfriend.

Cast:  Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan,) Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Recurring cast: Nikiva Dionne (Nia Wells)

Guest cast: Ronni Hawk (Tiffany), Zack Evans (Tristan), Cathy Cahlin Ryan (Dr. Wendy),  Claire Coffee (Kira), Daniel Lissing (Ty), Shanley Caswell (Sarah), Izabella Alvarez (Amy), Devon Graye (Pete), Kale Clauson (Bob), Kenneth Meseroll (Mike), Max Cutler (JD), William Greenburg (Landon), Joseph V. Oreste (Larry).

Written by VJ Boyd.

Directed by Guy Ferland.

Air Date: Thursday, Nov. 15 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

 

Episode 2×07 “Inheritance”

THE SWAT TEAM HUNTS A BAND OF CRIMINALS RE-ENACTING THE CRIMES OF THE SYMBIONESE LIBERATION ARMY

The SWAT team hunts for a band of criminals re-enacting the crimes of the infamous Symbionese Liberation Army, whose decades-old offenses made local and national news.

Seeking expertise on the original crime spree in the 1970s, Luca and his father, Carl Luca (Michael O’Neill) review the files of Luca’s late grandfather who worked for SWAT during the era of the original crimes.

Also, Hondo experiences discrimination from a fellow officer during a SWAT training seminar for local law enforcement in Arizona.

Cast:  Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan,) Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Guest cast: Nikiva Dionne (Nia Wells), Arlen Escarpeta (Devlin), Michael O’Neill (Carl Luca), Bess Armstrong (Mayor Barrett), Greg Audino (Nate), David Chisum (Tucker), Sofia Vassilieva (Lauren), Luke Forbes (Cinque), Seri DeYoung (Gelina), Jordan Farris (Paul), Derek Phillips (Reid), Rick Cramer (Deputy Chief Braun), Andy Marques (Officer Salazar), Briana Kennedy (Officer Sweeney), Nicola Lambo (Beat Cop), Laurie Perez (Reporter #1), Joy Benedict (Reporter #2), Jacquie Barnbrook (Teller), Sharon Tay (TV Reporter), Pamela Mitchell (Night Manager), Daniel Leavitt (Teko), Chad Mason (Will).

Written by Kent Rotherham.

Directed by Romeo Tirone.

Air Date: Thursday, Nov. 8 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

 

Episode 2×06 “Never Again”

THE SWAT TEAM TRIES TO DETERMINE THE NEXT DIAMOND DEALER TO BE ROBBED BY A GROUP OF THIEVES

The SWAT team tries to determine the next diamond dealer to be robbed by a group of highly organized thieves executing heists across downtown Los Angeles.

When Hondo is emotionally affected by a suspect’s death during the case, he seeks comfort from his mother, Charice (Debbie Allen).

Also, while Street worries that Luca, his SWAT training academy instructor, has a personal vendetta against him, Chris contemplates an unorthodox relationship offer from the new woman she’s dating.

Cast: Cast: Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan), Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Guest cast: Debbie Allen (Charice Harrelson), Claire Coffee (Kira), Daniel Lissing (Ty), Lidiya Korotko (Shoshonah), Inbal Amirov (Dania), Leeron Amiel (Tori), Mark Ivanir (Cohen), Sean Riggs (Strickland), Chelsea Marie Davis (Chelsea), Richard Neil (L.C.J. Manager), George Tovar (Uncle Sarzo), Ani Sava (Aunt Helena), Julia Garcia (April), Jared Boghosian (Nicholas), Joe Abraham (Frankel Manager), Amy Sturdivant (Amy).

Written by Craig Gore.

Directed by Marc Roskin.

Air Date: Thursday, Nov. 1 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

 

“Saving Face” Pictured L to R: David Lim as Victor Tan and Shemar Moore as Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson. Photo: Bill Inoshita/CBS

Episode 2×05 “S.O.S.”

HONDO AND LINA GO UNDERCOVER TO INFILTRATE AND TAKE BACK A CRUISE SHIP

Episode Filmed Aboard the Historic Ocean Liner, the RMS Queen Mary

Hondo and Lina go undercover to infiltrate and take back a cruise ship that’s under siege by drug smugglers who will execute passengers if they detect police on board.

Also, Street enters the SWAT Training Academy and finds the competition fiercer than he expected, with the applicants all vying for the one SWAT position available for the year.

Cast: Cast: Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan), Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Guest cast: Lou Ferrigno, Jr. (Rocker), Bre Blair (Annie Kay), Arlen Escarpeta (Devlin), Tom Schanley (Captain Barnett), Josh Cooke (Connor Reeves), Eva Ceja (Julie Reeves), Rhys Coiro (Remy), Rob Welsh (Colton), Christian Kane (Mr. X), Jack Conley (Weller),  Riley Rose Critchlow (Riley), Gilbert J. Menchaca (Worker), Caity Ware (Second Officer), Torrey Drake (Rudy), Michael J. Gonzales (Property Manager), Christopher Troy (Mark Bowman), Clarrel Pope (Wrench Man), Hardy Awadjie (Security Guard).

Written by Andrew Dettmann.

Directed by: Larry Teng.

Air Date: Thursday, Oct. 25 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Photos: “S.O.S.”

 

“Saving Face” Pictured L to R: David Lim as Victor Tan and Shemar Moore as Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson. Photo: Bill Inoshita/CBS

Episode 2×04 “Saving Face”

HONDO SUSPECTS AN ULTERIOR MOTIVE

Hondo suspects an ulterior motive when Eric Wells (Michael Trucco), a U.S. marshal who is the estranged husband of his romantic interest, Deputy District Attorney Nia Wells (Nikiva Dionne), requests the S.W.A.T. team’s help with apprehending a fugitive who is robbing drug cargo shipments.

Also, Jessica is forced to implement departmental budget cuts, and Street makes a heartbreaking discovery about his mother, Karen (Sherilyn Fenn).

Cast: Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan), Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Guest cast: Nikiva Dionne (Nia Wells),  Sherilyn Fenn (Karen Street), Michael Trucco (Eric Wells), Sumalee Montano (Gwen), Lee Dawson (Barlow), Andrew James Allen (Billy), Anthony Ma (Chan), Mike Randleman (Clem), Christopher Carrington (Foreman Cox), Scott Gilliard (Homeless Woman), Nicki Micheaux (Leah), Will Leong (Kwon), Treisa Gary (Officer Reese), Jim Lau (Uncle Yang), Robert Michael Lee (Aaron Cho), Bryan Cartago (Mah), Eric Wang (Sonny), Kerry Wong (Que).

Written by A.C. Allen.

Directed by Bill Roe.

Air Date: Thursday, Oct. 18 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Photos: “Saving Face”

 

Pictured L to R: Shemar Moore as Daniel ‘Hondo’ Harrelson, and Nikiva Dionne as Nia Wells. Photo: Robert Voets/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Episode 2×03 “Fire and Smoke”

THE SWAT TEAM IS ENLISTED TO PROTECT THE JURORS OF A HIGH-PROFILE BRIBERY TRIAL

The SWAT team is enlisted by Hondo’s new romantic interest, Deputy District Attorney Nia Wells (Nikiva Dionne), to protect the jurors of a high-profile bribery trial, after some of them are targeted by organized crime in a series of fire-bombings.

Cast: Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan), Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Guest cast: Nikiva Dionne (Nia Wells), Juan Javier Cardenas (Beni), Joseph Lee Anderson (Tony), Obba Babatundé (Daniel Harrelson, Sr.), Ramiz Monsef (Petrosian), David Diann (Terzian),  Rocky Abou-Sakher (Tomas), Hovhannes Babakhanyan (Arpad), Paul Antonio Becker (Sammy), Scot Ruggles (Eddie), Joanne Spracklen (Inez), Nigel Gibbs (Judge Shelton), Hrach Titizian (Peter), Franco Vega (Sgt. Cardenas), Christian Benz Belnavis (Bailiff), Robby Descant (Cameraman), Munda Razooki (Counterman), Gemma Dadourian (Andrea), William Charlton (Foreperson), Hope Shapiro (Juror #2), Nelson Grande (Guard).

Written by Alison Cross.

Directed by Billy Gierhart.

Air Date: Thursday, Oct. 11 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Photos: “Fire and Smoke”

 

“Gasoline Drum” — Pictured L to R: Kenny Johnson as Dominique Luca, and Shemar Moore as Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson. Photo: Screengrab/CBS

Episode 2×02 “Gasoline Drum”

THE SWAT TEAM AND THEIR FORMER MEMBER JIM STREET WORK TOGETHER

The SWAT team works together with their former member Jim Street to find a woman and her son who are running from an international drug cartel.

Also, Hondo makes a distressing discovery about his incarcerated friend’s teen son, and Luca mulls over a government program that allows officers to buy homes in the at-risk neighborhoods they police.

Cast: Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan), Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Recurring: Lou Ferrigno, Jr.(Rocker), Otis Gallop (Sgt. Stevens).

Written by Aaron Rahsaan Thomas.

Directed by John Showalter.

Air Date: Thursday, Oct. 4 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Photos: “Gasoline Drum”

 

“Shaky Town” Pictured: David Lim as Victor Tan. Photo: Screengrab/CBS

Episode 2×01 “Shaky Town”

THE SWAT TEAM ENGAGES IN A STANDOFF WITH HUMAN TRAFFICKERS

The SWAT team engages in a standoff with human traffickers holding child hostages when a major earthquake hits Los Angeles during their operation and compromises the takedown.

Also, while Hondo forms an unexpected personal connection with Deputy District Attorney Nia Wells (Nikiva Dionne), Jim Street has trouble adjusting to his new life as a patrol officer.

Cast: Shemar Moore (Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson), Stephanie Sigman (Jessica Cortez), Alex Russell (Jim Street), Jay Harrington (David “Deacon” Kay), Lina Esco (Christina “Chris” Alonso), Kenny Johnson (Dominique Luca), Peter Onorati (Jeff Mumford), David Lim (Victor Tan), Patrick St. Esprit (Commander Robert Hicks).

Recurring: Lou Ferrigno, Jr.(Rocker), Otis Gallop (Sgt. Stevens).

Written by: Michael Jones-Morales

Directed by: Billy Gierhart

Air Date: Thursday, Sept. 27 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Photos: “Shaky Town”

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