News for Season 8


NCIS First Look: Can Gibbs & Co. Trust Scott Wolf's FBI Agent?

NCIS ' Season 9 premiere will focus on Tony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly) and his hunt for the person who's leaking NCIS intel. But it will also introduce a potentially recurring new character in Scott Wolf's FBI Agent Stratton. Stratton is described as an agent who isn't quite what he appears to be. Namely, his nice-guy looks hide a man who can be powerful, cunning and dangerous when the need arises. So can he be trusted? Based on the exclusive first image from Season 9 after the jump, it seems Gibbs ...

NCIS Gets Ready for the Big 200

With TV's top scripted show approaching its 200th episode in early 2012, NCIS exec producer Gary Glasberg is pulling out all the stops. Among the reveals coming up:

NCIS to Serve Up Major Abby Storyline

NCIS fans can look forward to some McGee family history this season, as well as the return of Robert Wagner and Ralph Waite as the fathers of Gibbs and DiNozzo, respectively. But what about the much-anticipated Abby story we've heard whispers about? Given that Pauley Perrette was recently named the most popular star in all of primetime, it's no surprise longtime fans have been excited for this for some time. Well, it turns out we won't be waiting much longer. Read More...

Robert Wagner and Ralph Waite to Reprise NCIS Roles

Robert Wagner and Ralph Waite, two NCIS fan favorites as the fathers of DiNozzo and Gibbs, respectively, will be reprising their roles this season, EW reports. Wagner, 81, has made memorable appearances in each of the last two seasons of NCIS , while Waite, 83, has guest starred in each of the previous three. It's not clear if one or both will appear on the CBS hit before the show's 200th episode, which airs in January, but regarding that particular milestone, executive producer Gary Glasberg says "there will be a lot of faces involved” in the event. Read More...

VIDEO: Diane Neal Returning to NCIS; Will Borin and Gibbs Get Together?

Diane Neal realized just how avid NCIS fans are soon after her initial appearance on the show. "After I did that first episode, I'd be walking down the street and people would [say], 'What's going on with Tiva?' and I was like, 'Why is everyone talking about a pair of sandals?'" she says. Neal soon learned that "Tiva" is the shipper name for fans who want to see a Tony DiNozzo-Ziva David coupling.

Scott Wolf Cast on NCIS in "Surprising" Role

Scott Wolf ( Party of Five, 90210, Everwood, V ) is coming on board NCIS in a role producers say will contain “surprises” in the show's ninth season premiere September 20. As the potentially recurring character of FBI Agent Casey Stratton, Wolf “will play an important role in this year’s season opener,” Gary Glasberg reveals to TV Line. The show's executive producer adds, “Who he is and how he influences the NCIS team will come in due time, but I can promise you some unexpected surprises.” Read More...

NCIS’ Sean Murray Calls Lily Tomlin Grandma

At last, we’re going to learn more about McGee’s (Sean Murray) family in the upcoming ninth season of CBS’   NCIS . To tide us over until then, Lily Tomlin gave a sneak peek into her guest star role as McGee’s grandmother, Penelope. According to , Tomlin describes Penelope McGee as a scientist who is very sharp. So it appears that geeky McGee takes after his grandmother. Tomlin goes on to detail that her character is the mother of McGee’s father and has been “an admiral’s wife for many decades.” Read More...

NCIS Season Premiere: A Heavy DiNozzo Episode

Given the mysterious assignment he was handed by the new SecNav at the end of last season, and the NCIS Season 9 spoilers we've read so far, it's hardly a shock that when the CBS hit returns September 20, Tony will be front and center. “It’s a heavy DiNozzo episode,” says Cote de Pablo (Ziva) to TV Line. But what does that entail exactly? Read More...

'NCIS' Star Pauley Perrette Named Most Popular Primetime TV Star

More good news for the stars of long-running procedural drama, 'NCIS.' Pauley Perrette has been named the most popular actor on primetime TV. And she's not the only 'NCIS' star who's winning in the popularity stakes. 'Entertainment Weekly' reports that the latest Q Scores, a survey taken a few times a year to judge who are the most popular stars, based on audience awareness, ranks several 'NCIS' stars very highly. Cote de Pablo, who plays Ziva David, has been placed second, with Mark Harmon (4th), David McCallum (5th) and Michael Weatherly (7th) all making it into the Top 10.

Lily Tomlin Books 'NCIS' Role

It turns out Special Agent Timothy McGee's grandma is one funny woman -- Lily Tomlin is set to guest star on 'NCIS' to play the role. According to Entertainment Weekly, Tomlin will play Penelope in an episode that will air in the early fall. "We are very excited to have the gifted Lily Tomlin join us to play McGee's grandmother," Gary Glasbeg, executive producer of 'NCIS,' said. "We know she'll bring extraordinary heart and pathos and humor to the show, and the cast and crew are thrilled to have her."