Shemar Moore of “S.W.A.T.” is definitely stylin’ and profilin’ with this snap that he took while decked out in some epic cowboy clothing.
Moore shared his recent photo with his followers on Instagram. Take a look at the “S.W.A.T.” star, pardner.
As Moore said in the caption, “This cowboy swag ain’t no game.” He’s keeping it real and “swaggy,” as he wrote, for himself and the show’s fans. He also tips his hat toward Obba Babatundé, who plays his father Daniel Harrelson.
“S.W.A.T” is getting ready to start airing episodes for its fifth season, which will start on CBS on Oct. 1. Moore stars as Sergeant II “Hondo” Harrelson Jr. He plays a Los Angeles native who is promoted so that he can help ease tensions between the community and the Los Angeles Police Department.
Harrelson balances a sense of care for his community and fellow officers. “S.W.A.T.” highlights this aspect of the team’s work throughout the series.
‘S.W.A.T.’ Followed Path of Procedural Police Drama That Appeared In 1970s
The TV show “S.W.A.T.” pretty much has followed the path of procedural police dramas. The initial version of this show was 40-plus years ago when Steve Forrest and Robert Urich starred in a different version.
Still, it’s quite the job of a Special Weapons and Tactics, or “S.W.A.T.”, team to go out into the field. The show focuses on the actions that team members have to take on an assignment. But they also have moments away from being on duty where some interpersonal actions or events take place.
Moore is not an unknown face to TV viewers. He played on CBS’ soap opera “The Young and the Restless” between 1994-2005. Moore gained some primetime viewers as he played Derek Morgan on another CBS show, “Criminal Minds.” His run on there was between 2005-16. Then “S.W.A.T.” came along.
Throughout his career, Moore has won eight NAACP Image Awards. He won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2000 for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series” for “The Young and the Restless.”
Moore Admitted He’s Proud Of Show ‘Talking About Real Things’
In a 2020 interview with CBS New York, Moore states that he’s proud that the “S.W.A.T.” cast and crew are being conscious.
“We’re entertaining people but we’re also talking about real things,” Moore said. He also said that he was black and wearing an LAPD uniform on TV.
“If you look at the news, there’s this divide,” Moore said. “This tension. There’s this fear between civilians and police.”
Moore said he felt “S.W.A.T.” is not ignoring what’s going on in the world.
“You see in our first episode, we talk about George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor,” he said.