"Shooter" (TV show) is a drama series on USA Network that is based on the best-selling Bob Lee Swagger novel by Stephen Hunter, "Point of Impact," and the 2007 Paramount feature film starring Mark Wahlberg.

Starring Ryan Phillippe ("Secrets and Lies"), the series follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President. When Swagger's former commanding officer Isaac Johnson (Omar Epps, "House") solicits his expertise in a clandestine operation, Swagger discovers that he is has been framed and must do everything in his power to protect his family and clear his name. 

"Shooter" is a co-production with Paramount Television and Universal Cable Productions from executive producers Mark Wahlberg ("Ballers," "Boardwalk Empire") of Closest to the Hole Productions; Stephen Levinson ("Ballers," "Boardwalk Empire") of Leverage Entertainment; and Lorenzo di Bonaventura ("Transformers," "The Real O'Neals"). John Hlavin ("The Shield") wrote the pilot and will also executive produce. Simon Cellan Jones ("Bloodline") directed the pilot.


Network: USA Network
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: November 15, 2016
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
Paramount Television
Universal Cable Productions
Closest to the Hole Productions
Leverage Entertainment

Ryan Phillippe and Omar Epps to Star in 'Shooter' — Based on the feature film of the same name that starred Mark Wahlberg, the new USA Network drama series is about expert marksman living in exile who is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Read more...

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