CW NETWORK SET PREMIERE DATE FOR NEW DRAMA SERIES “TOM SWIFT” TUESDAY, MAY 31
Tian Richards and Ashleigh Murray, the thrilling stars of action-adventure mystery
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March 25, 2022 (Burbank, CA) – The CW Network today announced the date and time for the premiere of new drama series TOM SWIFT, which will debut Tuesday, May 31 (9:00-10:00 p.m. 00 ET/PT) after an original episode of the hit series SUPERMAN & LAWS (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT).
As an exceptionally brilliant inventor with unlimited resources and unimaginable wealth, the devilishly charming Tom Swift (Tian Richards) is a man many men would kill to be or be with – a man with the world in the palm of his hand. hand. But that world is shaken after the shocking disappearance of his father, throwing Tom into a breathtaking adventure full of mysterious plots and unexplained phenomena. On his whirlwind quest to uncover the truth, Tom finds himself fighting to stay one step ahead of an Illuminati-wide cabal bent on stopping him. Tackle this treacherous pursuit armed with his vast intellect, mischievous spirit and an endless supply of designer sneakers, he will also rely on his closest companions: his best friend Zenzi (Ashleigh Murray), whose unapologetic candor keeps Tom grounded as she forges a path as a business visionary; his bodyguard Isaac (Marquise Vilsón), whose fierce commitment to his chosen family is complicated by his own simmering feelings for Tom; and his AI, Barclay (voiced by LeVar Burton), whose ideas and tough love have been a constant throughout Tom’s life.
At home, Tom’s relationship with his mother Lorraine (April Parker Jones) becomes conflicted as she urges him to take his father’s place in elite black society. But unbeknownst to Tom, his mother’s request is prompted by her own secrets. Plus, the mysterious and dangerous Rowan (Albert Mwangi) crosses paths with Tom with hidden motivations and undeniable mutual chemistry. As Tom navigates these emotionally charged dynamics, his missions will require his genius and flair for innovation guided by romance, friendship, and the still unsolved mysteries of the universe.
Tom Swift’s character was first introduced to audiences in the second season of NANCY DREW. The series is inspired by the Tom Swift book series from Stratemeyer Syndicate, which also publishes the Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and Bobbsey Twins books.
TOM SWIFT stars Tian Richards, Ashleigh Murray, Marquise Vilsón, April Parker Jones and Albert Mwangi, with LeVar Burton as the voice of Barclay, Tom’s AI.
TOM SWIFT is a CBS Studios production in association with Fake Empire. TOM SWIFT was co-created by Melinda Hsu Taylor (“Nancy Drew”, “The Gifted”), Noga Landau (“Nancy Drew”, “The Magicians”) and Cameron Johnson (“Empire”). Taylor, Landau and Johnson also serve as executive producers with Josh Schwartz (“Nancy Drew”, “Gossip Girl”, “Dynasty”), Stephanie Savage (“Nancy Drew”, “Gossip Girl”, “Dynasty”) and Lis Rowinski (” Nancy Drew”, “Gossip Girl”, “Dynasty”).