March 9, 2021

CBS announced today that The Equalizer has been picked up for a second season. The good news comes four episodes into the drama's freshman run, which premiered in the coveted post-Super Bowl time slot, which has helped it become TV's top scripted series in viewers and key demographics.

The show stars Queen Latifah as an enigmatic single mother with a mysterious background. She utilizes her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. Known as The Equalizer to a trusted few, she is an anonymous guardian angel and defender of the downtrodden, who will stop at nothing in her pursuit of personal redemption.

Look for Season 2 of The Equalizer to return as part of the 2021-2022 season.