With the NCIS franchise dormant as a result of ongoing WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes, CBS is looking in an help from Australia.
The community introduced Tuesday that it’s going to take followers down beneath with the debut of NCIS: Sydney.
Whereas the sequence was introduced for Australian audiences earlier this yr, there was no telling whether or not it will get a stateside dwelling.
Fortunately, U.S. followers can watch the most recent chapter within the iconic franchise starting Monday, November 13, at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
“With rising worldwide tensions within the Indo-Pacific, an excellent and eclectic staff of U.S. NCIS brokers and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) are grafted right into a multinational taskforce to maintain naval crimes in verify in probably the most contested patch of ocean on the planet,” the official synopsis for the brand new procedural teases.
NCIS: Sydney marks the fifth sequence within the widespread world NCIS franchise, which incorporates NCIS and NCIS: Hawai’i, each picked up for his or her twenty first and third seasons, respectively.
NCIS: Los Angeles lately wrapped its 14-year run, and NCIS: New Orleans resulted in 2021.
NCIS: Sydney was initially developed for Community 10 and Paramount+ in Australia.
The sequence will premiere on Paramount+ Australia on Friday, November 10, with extra Paramount+ worldwide markets to comply with at a later date.
“NCIS is likely one of the hottest sequence on the earth and we’re thrilled to develop this franchise with a uniquely Australian twist,” stated Amy Reisenbach, president of CBS Leisure.
“With the addition of NCIS: SYDNEY, our studio and Community footprint continues to develop on this fascinating world that has been a confirmed winner with viewers on each linear and streaming platforms.”
“That includes the gorgeous backdrop of Australia, the brand new sequence will incorporate the high-stakes intrigue, humor and camaraderie which have saved followers captivated by the NCIS groups for over 20 years.”
The sequence stars Olivia Swann (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The River Wild) as NCIS Particular Agent Michelle Mackey and Todd Lasance (With out Regret, The Vampire Diaries) as her 2IC AFP counterpart, Sergeant Jim “JD” Dempsey.
They’re joined by Sean Sagar (The Covenant, Mea Culpa) as NCIS Particular Agent DeShawn Jackson, Tuuli Narkle (Thriller Street: Origin) as AFP liaison officer Constable Evie Cooper, and Mavournee Hazel (Shantaram, Halifax: Retribution) as AFP forensic scientist Bluebird “Blue” Gleeson.
The forged is rounded out by William McInnes (The Newsreader, Whole Management) as AFP forensic pathologist Dr Roy Penrose.
NCIS: Sydney is produced for CBS Studios and Paramount Australia by Endemol Shine Australia and distributed exterior Australia by Paramount World Content material Distribution.
The sequence is created by Morgan O’Neill (Les Norton), who additionally serves as govt producer alongside Endemol Shine Australia’s Sara Richardson (RFDS) and Sue Seeary (Ten Pound Poms).
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