During the regular 2016-17 television season, only three new dramas debuted on The CW. While Riverdale was renewed for a second season, both Frequency and No Tomorrow were cancelled. This year, the littlest network has introduced its new Valor TV show. Does this action-adventure series have the right stuff? Will Valor be cancelled or renewed for season two on The CW? Stay tuned.
A military drama, Valor stars Christina Ochoa, Matt Barr, Charlie Barnett, Corbin Reid, W. Trè Davis, Nigel Thatch, and Melissa Roxburgh. The story centers on the Shadow Raiders, a crack unit of U.S. Army helicopter pilots. After Jimmy Kam (Davis) disappears during a top-secret mission to Somalia, the only safe returnees — Captain Leland Gallo (Barr) and Warrant Officer Nora Madani (Ochoa) — know what really happened there. As they train to rescue Jimmy, Nora and Leland find themselves growing closer. Their desires end up at odds with their commitment to honor and duty. Jimmy’s wife and Nora’s boyfriend can’t help but be suspicious. Meanwhile, the mysterious Thea (Roxburgh), is assigned to investigate the unit’s failed mission.
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What do you think? Do you like the Valor TV series on The CW? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a second season?