‘S.W.A.T.’ Episode Guide (Dec. 14): Hondo’s Imprisoned Childhood Friend Asks Him to Protect His Son

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‘S.W.A.T.’ Episode Guide (Dec. 14): Hondo’s Imprisoned Childhood Friend Asks Him to Protect His Son

“Homecoming” (12/14/17) – When Hondo’s imprisoned childhood friend asks him to protect his son from gang violence, the favor brings SWAT into contact with a new local crime outfit.

Also, when Luca’s grandfather, a SWAT legend, passes away, he struggles with his grief and a painful family secret, on “S.W.A.T.,” Thursday, Dec. 14 (10:00-11:00, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

“Homecoming” was written by Alison Cross and directed by John Showalter.

Guest starring in “Homecoming” are Deshae Frost (Darryl), Amin Joseph (Tre), Lindsey Gort (Jilly), Michael O’Neill (Carl), Michael Beach (Leroy), Jonathan Goldstein (Nate), Susan Angelo (Lila), Lleythan Crosby (Boy), Haneefah Wood (Norah), Nathaniel Kweku (Eddie), Nick Gracer (Stefan), Dre Michael Chaney (Shavez), Jordyn Barber (Brey), Shalaby Omar (Jo-Jo), Jacory Gums (Leonard), Kevin Jackson (Dorsey), Law Lesane (Souljah), Cornelius Jones, Jr. (Curtis), Jordane Christie (O-Dog), and Sven Holmberg (Ivan).

Inspired by the television series and the feature film, “S.W.A.T.” stars Shemar Moore as a locally born and raised S.W.A.T. sergeant newly tasked to run a specialized tactical unit that is the last stop in law enforcement in Los Angeles.

Torn between loyalty to where he was raised and allegiance to his brothers in blue, former Marine Daniel ”Hondo” Harrelson has everything it takes to be an excellent leader and bridge the divide between his two worlds.

Hondo’s elite unit includes David “Deacon” Kay, an experienced S.W.A.T. officer who always puts the team first, despite feeling overlooked for the lead job; Jim Street, a cocky but promising new member of the group; Christina “Chris” Alonso, a skilled officer and the team’s canine trainer; and Dominique Luca, an expert driver who gets them in and out of high risk situations. Overseeing the unit is Jessica Cortez, the captain of L.A. Metro who values her job above all else, including her off-the-books relations with Hondo.

Hondo’s team enjoys an intense rivalry with another L.A.-based unit led by Mumford, an aggressive leader who likes to do things his way. With Hondo leading the charge, these dedicated men and women bravely put themselves at risk to protect their community and save lives.

“S.W.A.T.” stars 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), and Peter Onorati (Mumford).

“S.W.A.T.” is produced by Sony Pictures Television in association with CBS Television Studios. It’s filmed in Los Angeles, Calif. The series’ executive producers include Aaron Thomas, Shawn Ryan, Justin Lin, Neal Moritz, Marney Hochman, Danielle Woodrow, and Pavun Shetty.

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