NCIS: Season 20; CBS Drama Series Renewed for 2022-23 TV Season – Canceled + TV Shows Renewed

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Order a cake! CBS renewed the NCIS TV series for a 20th anniversary season to air as part of the 2022-23 TV season. The 19th season continues to air on Monday nights and will end on May 23.

Procedural drama, the NCIS The TV show stars Sean Murray, Wilmer Valderrama, Brian Dietzen, Diona Reasonover and Katrina Law, along with David McCallum, Rocky Carroll and Gary Cole. In the series, NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon), a former Marine Gunnery Sergeant whose skills as an investigator are second to none, leads a group of highly skilled and colorful professionals. The team includes NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee (Murray), an MIT grad with a knack for computers who is now a senior field agent; NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres (Valderrama), who often goes undercover; and NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight (Law), a formidable REACT agent who specializes in high-risk hostage negotiations. Retired medical examiner Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard (McCallum) assists the team as NCIS historian; Ducky’s protege, the naive Jimmy Palmer (Dietzen), who has earned his fully licensed medical examiner’s degree; and forensic scientist Kasie Hines (Reasonover), Ducky’s former graduate assistant. Oversees operations is NCIS Director Leon Vance (Carroll), a highly skilled agent who can always be relied on to disrupt the status quo. Special Agent Alden Parker (Cole), an eccentric and seasoned FBI agent who solves his cases with calm professionalism and sarcastic charm, also joins the group. From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, these special agents investigate all crimes related to the navy or marine corps.

The 19th season of NCIS obtains an average rating of 0.59 in the 18-49 age group and 7.43 million viewers. Compared to Season 18, this represents a 27% drop in the demo and a 22% drop in viewership in the Live+ same day ratings (including DVR playback until 3:00 a.m.). In Live + 7 Day Ratings, the series averages 0.96 in the demo with 11.22 million, up 63% and 51%, respectively.

Today, CBS also renewed NCIS: Los Angeles (season 14) and NCIS: Hawaii (season two) for the 2022-23 season.

NCIS, one of the most popular and enduring series in the world, and a fan favorite NCIS: Los Angeles have been hugely successful on the CBS program for years,” said Kelly Kahl, President of CBS Entertainment. “With the strong new addition of NCIS: Hawaii, we are able to extend the strength of this formidable franchise through our schedule. We couldn’t be more excited to reunite with the three talented actors and creative teams to bring more strength. NCIS stories to viewers in the United States and around the world.

What do you think? Do you always watch the NCIS TV show on CBS? Are you happy to hear that it has been renewed for a 20th season?

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