Ryan Phillippe as Bob Lee Swagger — (Photo by: Miller Mobley/USA Network)


SHOOTER — “The Red Badge” Episode 308


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Watch this episode of “Shooter” Thursday, August 9 on USA Network (10-11 p.m. ET).


Based on the best-selling novels by Stephen Hunter and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg, “SHOOTER” follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger (Ryan Phillippe), a highly decorated veteran who must confront a nemesis from his past in order to return to a life of normalcy. In Season 3, mysterious details are revealed surrounding his father Earl’s death, leading Bob Lee towards a startling conspiracy that hits close to home.

A co-production with Paramount Television and Universal Cable Productions, “SHOOTER” comes 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. Phillippe is also a producer on the project.