Shooter Premiere Date

USA's Shooter Gets November Premiere Date, Following Two Delays

USA Network’s sniper drama Shooter has a new premiere date — Tuesday, Nov. 15 — in its sights, the network announced late Monday via Twitter.

Based on a Stephen Hunter novel (Point of Impact) and the 2007 Mark Wahlberg film, Shooter stars Ryan Phillippe as Bob Lee Swagger, a highly decorated ex-Marine sniper who is coaxed back into action after he learns about a plot to kill the president. The cast also includes Omar Epps (House), Shantel Vansanten (The Flash), Eddie McClintock (Warehouse 13) and Cynthia Addai-Robinson (Arrow).

The thriller series was twice delayed from its original July 19 premiere date — first, in the wake of the July 7 ambush of Dallas police officers that left five dead and several others wounded, and then by the July 17 ambush-style attack in Baton Rouge, La., that claimed the lives of three law enforcement officers.

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15 Comments
  1. John NYC says:

    Like the book, never saw the film.

    Have this tagged for my DVR.

  2. Aubrey says:

    About time! Hope the various delays doesn’t hurt it’s potential views that it wouldn’t gotten before.

  3. ToyCannon says:

    Why didn’t they just move the premiere to November 22?

  4. Mr. Smith says:

    Unless this show is a piece of “Bob” crap, air it. The book and the original film were great. Disappointing that they waited until almost Thanksgiving…

  5. Kim says:

    Finally! Can’t wait to watch this show.

  6. MiaB says:

    This is America. If you try and wait until there’s a week that doesn’t have a mass shooting, you’ll never air it.

  7. How long do they have to wait after a shooting? It may never get aired.

  8. Kevin In CT says:

    The book and movie were very good. It’s probably not in fashion these days but the ballistics info contained in the book and movie is pretty accurate.

  9. Dawn says:

    Why are they making a show? Wasn’t the movie enough? (Loved the movie BTW)

  10. liame says:

    Love Cynthia when she was on Spartacus, I miss that show. Looking forward to seeing her on this show.

  11. floacist says:

    Going to check this out for Cynthia Addai Robinson. Loved her in Spartacus and Arrow. I hope the delay doesn’t hurt this show, fall television is much more competitive than summer.