August 2022

THE EQUALIZER is a reimagining of the classic series starring Academy Award® nominee and multi-hyphenate Queen Latifah (“Chicago,” “Bessie”) as Robyn McCall, an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background who uses her extensive skills as a former CIA operative to help those with nowhere else to turn. McCall presents to most as an average single mom who is quietly raising her teenage daughter. But to a trusted few, she is The Equalizer – an anonymous guardian angel and defender of the downtrodden, who’s also dogged in her pursuit of personal redemption. Robyn’s clandestine work and her personal life collide when her smart and observant daughter, Delilah, and her aunt Vi, who lives with Robyn to help her balance life as a working mother, discover her secret career as a vigilante. While Robyn contends with uncertainty at home, she is joined in her pursuit of justice by Melody “Mel” Bayani, an edgy bar owner and sniper from Robyn’s past; and Harry Keshegian, a paranoid and brilliant white-hat hacker. As Robyn aids the oppressed and exploited, she sometimes works with Marcus Dante, an NYPD detective who once sought to uncover her identity, but now respects the need for Robyn’s type of justice even as he often questions her methods.

The third season premieres Sunday, Oct. 2 (8:30-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and is available live and on demand on the CBS app and Paramount+.


Sundays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)


New Jersey


Drama (Filmed in HD)




Queen Latifah

(Robyn McCall)


Tory Kittles

(Detective Marcus Dante)


Adam Goldberg

(Harry Keshegian)


Liza Lapira

(Melody “Mel” Bayani)


Laya DeLeon Hayes



Lorraine Toussaint

(Viola “Vi” Marsette) 


Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with CBS Studios



Adam Glass, Joseph C. Wilson, John Davis, John Fox, Debra Martin Chase, Dana Owens (Queen Latifah), Shakim Compere, Richard Lindheim, Andrew Marlowe & Teri Miller, Eric Laneuville



Developed for television by Andrew Marlowe and Terri Miller, as based on the original series co-created by Richard Lindheim

Twitter: @TheEqualizerCBS, @CBS, @CBSTweet

Instagram: @TheEqualizerCBS, @CBSTV

Facebook: @TheEqualizerCBS

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Queen Latifah




Tory Kittles




Adam Goldberg




Liza Lapira




Laya DeLeon Hayes




Lorraine Toussaint




Adam Glass




Joseph C. Wilson




Debra Martin Chase




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