April 25, 2024

CBS announced today that The Equalizer has been picked up for a fifth season. The news comes with four episodes remaining in Season 4. The series recently reached the 50-episode milestone and continues to rank as a top 10 primetime broadcast drama.

"The Equalizer, led by the incomparable Queen Latifah, has all the best elements of a powerful drama," said Amy Reisenbach, president of CBS Entertainment. "The series is stacked with suspense, heroism, high stakes and formidable characters our audience roots for. We look forward to another dynamic season."

The show follows an enigmatic single mother with a mysterious background who 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 5 of The Equalizer this fall as part of the 2024-2025 season.