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CBS Drama The Equalizer starring Queen Latifah will debut Feb 7 2021, after Super Bowl LV

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CBS have revealed that the series premiere of the new drama The Equalizer, starring Queen Latifah, will be broadcast immediately following CBS Sports’ broadcast of SUPER BOWL LV on Sunday, February 7, 2021 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/7:00-8:00 PM, PT; time is approximate after post-game coverage) on the CBS Television Network. The Equalizer will move to its regular Sunday (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) time period on February 14, 2021.

Following on from the two Denzel Washington big screen outings The Equalizer is a reimagining of the classic series starring Queen Latifah (“Chicago,” “Bessie”) as Robyn McCall, an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. The cast also includes Chris Noth as William Bishop, Lorraine Toussaint as Viola “Aunt Vi” Marsette, Tory Kittles as Det. Marcus Dante, Adam Goldberg as Harry Keshegian, Liza Lapira as Melody Bayani and Laya DeLeon Hayes as Delilah.

Andrew Marlowe, Terri Miller, Dana Owens (Queen Latifah), John Davis, John Fox, Debra Martin Chase, Richard Lindheim (co-creator of the original “Equalizer” TV series that ran on CBS for four seasons), Shakim Compere and director Liz Friedlander (EP on pilot only) are executive producers for Universal Television, a division of NBCUniversal Content Studios, in association with CBS Studios.