Tonight, the new TV show Shooter premieres and Ryan Phillippe stars in the project in addition to his executive producing the show. The series is based on Stephen Hunter’s novel “Point of Impact” and focuses on the journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran, who is coaxed back into action because of a plot to kill the President of the United States. Get the details on the show, when it airs, what channel to watch and more below.
PREMIERE DATE: November 15, 2016
TIME SLOT: Tuesdays, 10 – 11 p.m. ET/PT
TV CHANNEL: USA Network
USA OFFICIAL SHOW SYNOPSIS: Former Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger has entered a new phase of his life, living in exile after leaving the military. His civilian life doesn’t last as long as he expects, though, with the discovery of a plot to kill the president. Former commanding officer Isaac Johnson, now a Secret Service agent, draws Swagger into the investigation by seeking his expertise for a clandestine operation to keep the commander in chief safe. The series is based on the 2007 film of the same name, which was an adaptation of Stephen Hunter’s novel “Point of Impact.”
Ryan Phillippe as Bob Lee Swagger
Cynthia Addai-Robinson as Nadine Memphis
Omar Epps as Isaac Johnson, a Secret Service Agent
Eddie McClintock as Jack Payne
Tembi Locke as FBI Special Agent Claire Hopkins
Shantel VanSanten as Julie Swagger, Bob’s wife
David Marciano as FBI agent John Renlow
Sean Cameron Michael as Grigory Krukov, a Russian diplomat
EPISODE TITLE GUIDE:
1 – “Point of Impact”
2 – “Exfil”
3 – “Musa Qala”
4 – “Overwatch”
5 – “Recon by Fire”
6 – “Killing Zone”
7 – “Danger Close”
EPISODE 1 SYNOPSIS: A retired Marine sniper is recruited by his former commander to prevent an assassination; FBI agent Nadine Memphis investigates potential culprits.
EPISODE 2 SYNOPSIS: Bob Lee tries to protect his family from behind bars; Isaac tries to silence Bob Lee; Nadine reaches out to Julie, who is dealing with the backlash.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Mark Wahlberg starred in the movie version of the project and is now involved on the TV show as one of the executive producers.