'Equalizer' Fans, We Just Got the First Official Trailer for Season 3

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The Equalizer fans are missing the CBS drama and are more than ready for season 3.

The show, starring Queen Latifah as leading protagonist Robyn, is one the latest iteration of the original '80s TV series and two films in recent years. Co-created by executive producers Richard Lindheim, Michael Sloan and Queen Latifah, the show follows the life of former CIA operative Robyn. To many, she looks like a typical single mother who lives with her aunt Viola (Lorraine Toussaint) while raising daughter Delilah (Layla DeLeon Hayes). In reality, Robyn lives a double life and works undercover to defend those who have nowhere else to turn.

If you have been waiting to see what happens next in Robyn's story, here are all the details we know so far about The Equalizer season 3:

Is there going to be a The Equalizer season 3 on CBS?

The Equalizer season 3 will premiere on Sunday, October 2 at 8:30 p.m. ET on CBS.

Back in May, the network announced that The Equalizer would officially be returning for season 3 and it was also getting a season 4. According to Deadline, the show got a two-season renewal due it being "Sunday’s #1 scripted series, averaging 9.46 million viewers."

"The Equalizer continues to pack a powerful punch on Sunday nights, and we’re thrilled to have it back for two more seasons,” said Thom Sherman, senior executive vice president of programming at CBS Entertainment.

He continued: “The success of The Equalizer is due to the sum of its parts — an outstanding cast led by the superb Queen Latifah, plus the exceptional creative team that has continued to evolve their storytelling with a compelling mix of everyday justice, family dynamics and real-world issues that connect and resonate with audiences."

As far as what season 3 will be about, Deadline gave a few details on what fans could see going into the premiere episode. According to the outlet, the new season will see the aftermath of Robyn's abduction in front of Delilah and Vi. She will now have to figure out how to better separate work from her home life ... once she finds a way to escape her captors.

Did the trailer for The Equalizer season 3 come out?

Yes it did. In late August, the procedural drama dropped an official trailer for the upcoming season 3. In the 20-second clip, Robyn is back on her original beat while trying to save some of those she loves the most.

"The more you know, the more secrets you'll have to keep," she says before the video cuts to Delilah and Vi looking fearful while standing in the middle of the street.

Who will be in The Equalizer season 3 cast?

As of right now, The Equalizer season 3 will feature these cast members in season 3:

  • Queen Latifah as Robyn McCall

  • Tory Kittles as Marcus Dante

  • Adam Goldberg as Harry Keshegian

  • Liza Lapira as Melody “Mel” Bayani

  • Laya DeLeon Hayes as Delilah McCall

  • Lorraine Toussaint as Viola “Aunt Vi” Marsette

  • Donal Logue as Colton Fisk

  • Gloria Reuben as Trish

It's important to note that actor Christopher Noth is not coming back to the show after facing allegations of sexual assault in December 2021.

Equalizer fans may also be interested in knowing that a particular actress is returning to season 3: Jada Pinkett Smith, who portrayed master thief Jessie Cook during season 2.

What's more, TVLine announced in September the addition of two new actors to The Equalizer season 3. Donal Logue will play Colton Fisk, a decorated ex-CIA union chief. Gloria Reuben will portray widowed artist Trish, who's back in town to get back together with ex-girlfriend Vi.

How can I watch and stream The Equalizer?

When season 3 premieres later this fall, you can watch The Equalizer live by tuning to the CBS channel on Sunday evenings at 8:30 p.m. ET. But if you would rather not watch on a TV, you can head to the CBS website. Just remember to have your cable provider login details handy to sign in first.

Don't have CBS? No problem. Streaming services — like YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV and fuboTV — offer the network in their lineups. What's more, all of these service come with a free seven-day trial for you to try them out before officially signing up for a subscription.

What's more, you can also stream the CBS series on smartphones, tablets or computers via the Paramount+ website or Paramount+ app. If you don't have a Paramount+ subscription yet, you can try a free seven-day trial and then consider keeping the service for $4.99 per month.

If you're not a Paramount+ subscriber, you can still watch The Equalizer through Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play and Vudu.

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