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Cruz Manuelos, a rough-around-the-edges but passionate young Marine, is recruited to join the CIA’s Lioness Engagement Team to help bring down a terrorist organization from within. Joe, the station chief of the Lioness program, is tasked with training, managing and leading her female undercover operatives.

  1. Taylor Sheridan


Series Cast

  1. Zoe Saldaña as Joe

    Zoe Saldaña


    8 Episodes

  2. Laysla De Oliveira as Cruz Manuelos

    Laysla De Oliveira

    Cruz Manuelos

    8 Episodes

  3. Dave Annable as Neal McNamara

    Dave Annable

    Neal McNamara

    8 Episodes

  4. Jill Wagner as Bobby

    Jill Wagner


    8 Episodes

  5. LaMonica Garrett as Tucker

    LaMonica Garrett


    8 Episodes

  6. James Jordan as Two Cups

    James Jordan

    Two Cups

    8 Episodes

  7. Austin Hébert as Randy

    Austin Hébert


    8 Episodes

  8. Jonah Wharton as Tex

    Jonah Wharton


    8 Episodes

  9. Stephanie Nur as Aaliyah Amrohi

    Stephanie Nur

    Aaliyah Amrohi

    8 Episodes

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Season 1

2023 • 8 Episodes

Joe attempts to balance her personal and professional life as the tip of the CIA's spear in the war on terror; the Lioness Program enlists Cruz to operate undercover alongside Joe among the power brokers of State terrorism.

Gone Is the Illusion of Order

(1x8, September 3, 2023) Season Finale

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Special Ops: Lioness
Special Ops: Lioness


Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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