CBS‘ has ordered more of the series incarnation of ‘The Equalizer’ starring Queen Latifah.
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Based on the 80s drama of the same name and following the Denzel Washington helmed movies, the new version revolves around the character Robyn McCall.
A working woman and single mother to teen daughter Delilah, McCall skews elusive and draws on her vast skillset to assist at their wit’s end.
Parallel to her adamance of helping others is her quest for personal redemption.
Having premiered on February 7 after the Super Bowl, the show opened to a whopping 23.8M viewers.
In the time since it’s averaged a healthy 14.6M million viewers.
Its performance has seen the network officially issue a renewal for season 2.
Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment said in a statement:
“The Equalizer has proven more than equal to the task of engaging viewers and racking up wins on Sunday night. We’re extremely proud to see this outstanding broadcast drama, led by Queen Latifah, punch through the competitive landscape and return for a second season.”