(Monday at 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on The CW
Premieres October 9
An elite unit of U.S. Army helicopter pilots called the Shadow Raiders is sent on a top secret mission to Somalia, a mission that goes terribly awry. Only two members of the team return safely: Warrant Officer Nora Madani (Christina Ochoa), one of the unit’s first female helicopter pilots, and her commanding officer, Captain Leland Gallo (Matt Barr), while the whereabouts of their comrade Jimmy Kam (W. Trè Davis) are unknown. Now back in the U.S., Madani and Gallo are the only ones who know the truth about what really went wrong in Somalia. Nora’s boyfriend, First Lieutenant Ian Porter (Charlie Barnett), suspects she’s not telling him the full story, and Jess Kam (Corbin Reid), Jimmy’s wife and Nora’s friend, is frustrated and furious at being kept in the dark. Meanwhile Thea (Melissa Roxburgh), the enigmatic CIA officer charged with investigating the failed mission, has her own suspicions about what occurred.
With Nora still recovering from a gunshot wound she suffered during the mission, the commander of the Shadow Raiders, Col. Robert Haskins (Nigel Thatch), grounds her from flying. But when it’s discovered that Jimmy is alive and being held captive by a group of ruthless terrorists, Nora is determined to join Gallo back in the cockpit to rescue their friend. As preparation and training intensify, Nora and Gallo grow closer, and soon find themselves torn between duty, honor and desire as they wonder who they can trust, and whether the secrets they’re hiding will help save Jimmy… or put them all in terrible danger.
VALOR stars Christina Ochoa (“Animal Kingdom”), Matt Barr (“Sleepy Hollow”), Charlie Barnett (“Chicago Fire”), Corbin Reid (“How to Get Away With Murder”), W. Trè Davis (“Shades of Blue”), Nigel Thatch (“Selma”) and Melissa Roxburgh (“Star Trek Beyond”). VALOR is from CBS Television Studios and Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Bill Haber (“Rizzoli & Isles”), Anna Fricke (“Being Human”), and Kyle Jarrow (“Lost Generation”) and Michael Robin.
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Day and time: Monday, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET
Network debut: October 9, 2017
Format: The boundaries between military discipline and human desire are tested on a US Army base that houses an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to perform clandestine international and domestic missions. The drama unfolds in the present as well as in flashbacks to a failed mission involving one of the first female pilots in the unit, ultimately uncovering layers of personal and government/military secrets, and leading to a season-long plan to rescue a group of MIA soldiers.
Cast: Christina Ochoa as Warrant Officer Nora Madani
Matt Barr as Captain Leland Gallo
Charlie Barnett as Lieutenant Ian Porter
Corbin Reid as Jess Kam
W. Tre Davis as Jimmy Kam
Nigel Thatch as Col. Robert Haskins
Melissa Roxburgh as Thea
Executive Producers: Bill Haber, Anna Fricke, Kyle Jarrow
Origination: Atlanta, Georgia
Produced by: CBS Television Studios and Warner Bros. Television
Media contact: Cyndee Ellefson, (818) 977-2566