DiNozzo Remembers Who Shot and Framed Him on 'NCIS' Premiere (VIDEO)

For its Season 9 premiere, 'NCIS' (Tue., 8PM ET on CBS) crafter a rather clever mystery adventure, told in dramatic flashbacks as we, and DiNozzo, tried to figure out what went down during the summer break. He suffered short-term memory loss after waking up in a hospital, so it was through bits and pieces as his memory came back to him that we were able to figure out what happened. It was a different storytelling device, and one that proved very effective in creating a slow burn of tension throughout the episode. It turns out that the old adage of never trust the FBI is a good one, as Agent Stratton betrayed and set up DiNozzo to take the fall for the shootings of EJ and Cade. With Cade dead and EJ missing, there's more to be uncovered yet.

TV ratings: 'New Girl' has strong start, 'Glee' and 'Body of Proof' down Tuesday

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011FOX's new comedy "New Girl" premiered to solid ratings Tuesday, building on its "Glee" lead-in and snagging the night's best adults 18-49 rating. CBS' drama "Unforgettable" also had a solid debut, as did the two "NCIS" shows, which were both up from last season. "Glee," meanwhile, was down significantly from its debut last season, and "Body of Proof" also began its season below its premiere last year. "Ringer" dipped a bit from its premiere last week but is still well ahead of last season's time-period average for The CW.CBS led the night in viewers with 16.7 million, along with a 10.4 rating/16 share in households. ABC (11.65 million, 7.8/12) took second overall, followed by FOX at 8.7 million viewers and a 5.2/8. NBC (5.8 million, 3.7/6) was fourth, and The CW (1.8 million, 1.1/2) trailed.Thanks to "New Girl" and "Glee," FOX won the adults 18-49 demographic with a...

NCIS “Nature of the Beast” Season 9 Premiere

NCIS  “Nature of the Beast” Season 9  Episode 1  airs Tuesday September 20 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television  Network. Episode Synopsis:  After spending months tracking down his target, Tony is left with the blood of an NCIS agent on his hands and it’s up to Gibbs to help him put the pieces of the puzzle together, on the ninth season premiere of NCIS, Tuesday, Sept. 20 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS TelevisionNetwork. Sarah Jane Morris returns as Special Agent E.J. Barrett; Wendy Makkena returns as Dr. Rachel Cranston; Scott Wolf guest stars as FBI Agent Casey Stratton. Read More...

NCIS Promo: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Aretha Franklin would be proud of this NCIS promo. The CBS procedural returns for its ninth season September 20, having gained a larger and larger following each year. Now that's a feat worthy of our ... No doubt about it, as the top-rated drama around, NCIS has earned TV Fanatic's R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Follow the jump for a shorter version of the NCIS and NCIS: LA promo teasing both of next week's season premieres: