CBS has renewed its top-rated drama series NCIS for its 17th season.
CBS has announced the season finale airdates for its slate of primetime programming.
The biggest news here is that The Big Bang Theory will end its 12-season run on Thursday, May 16th.
The Halloween spirit is strong at CBS with special episodes of dramas, comedies, game shows and soaps planned to showcase the season.
Check out the taglines for six primetime series; two soaps and two game shows – and the annual broadcast of the Michael Jackson’s Halloween special, below.
So far, the 2018-19 TV season is off to a less than auspicious start. I’ve only been able to get through three episodes of one show – but it was a real slog.
CBS has announced its renewal of 11 more shows including rookie Bull and five more procedurals (Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MacGyver, NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans).
Political drama Madame Secretary made the cut along with reality series The Amazing Race and Survivor.
News shows 60 Minutes and 48 Hours round out the new renewals.
Its weekly audience of 17 million viewers has earned NCIS a seventeenth season.
Star/Executive Producer Mark Harmon has signed an agreement to return as NCIS Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs for season 17.
CBS has announced a cornucopia of Thanksgiving episodes – something for every taste, from soaps to primetime; from sitcoms to dramas, nine CBS programs celebrate Thanksgiving: Kevin Can Wait, Superior Donuts, 9JKL, Scorpion, The Bold & the Beautiful, The Young & the Restless, Life in Pieces, NCIS and Bull.
CBS has announced that Maria Bello is joining the cast of NCIS for its 15th season. Her character, an Afghanistan veteran, will join the show is the season’s fourth episode.
NCIS’s 15th season premiere will air on Tuesday, September 26th (8/7C).
Score another win for CBS – NCIS was named the most watched drama series, worldwide. The series, now about to enter its 15th season, was honored with the International TV Audience Award at the Monte Carlo Television Festival.
Can a video help solve a double murder?
When agents investigate the deaths of petty officers Elise Makdessi and Quincy Brown, they find what should be an open and shut case: Makdessi’s husband has shot and killed Quincy Brown, whom the husband says he found raping and killing his wife.
The discovery of a videotape made by Makdessi kicks of an investigation that took six years – across two continents.
48 Hours: NCIS, a six-week series hosted by Rocky Carrol of hit CBS series NCIS, premieres on Tuesday, April 45 (10/9C).
NCIS is the most popular drama in the world – and has been for many years. While its cases are usually fictional, there is a real United States Naval Criminal Investigative Service and it has just celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Fans of NCIS and anyone interested in how the organization functions can find out as CBS launches 48 Hours: NCIS – a six episode series that will look at some of NCIS’ biggest cases.
NCIS star Rocky Carroll will host the series. 48 Hours: NCIS will premiere on Tuesday, April 25th (10/9C).