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NCIS “Defiance” Season 8 Episode 15 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of NCIS Season 8 Episode 15 titled "Defiance" which airs on Tuesday February 15 at 8pm on CBS.  Episode Synopsis: NCIS "Defiance" Season 8 Episode 15 – A botched assassination attempt in Belgravia forces NCIS to protect the Defense Minister’s daughter, who is studying in the U.S. and smitten with McGee. Meanwhile, Gibbs investigates the death of the U.S. Marine who was killed in the bombing, on NCIS, Tuesday, Feb. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... //

'NCIS' Production Halted After Accident on Set Killed Crew Member

Production on " NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service " was shut down on Wednesday, February 9 after a vehicle crashed onto the set and killed a member of the crew. A 60-year-old driver suffered a heart attack behind the wheel and lost control of his passenger van, veering onto the Santa Clarita, California set and claiming the life of a male security guard.   The 52 year old was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition but later died from his injuries. A statement from bosses at TV network CBS reads, "Everyone at the network, the studio and NCIS is devastated by the news"    Read More... //

NCIS Promo: "Defiance"

Last night's NCIS may not have set a third straight ratings record, but it was probably the best of the season so far. Next week's episode has some big shoes to fill. A botched assassination attempt in Belgravia forces NCIS to protect the Defense Minister's daughter, who is studying in the U.S. and becomes smitten with McGee. This is not the character played by Beth Riesgraf, who also takes a liking to Tim. She guest stars on February 22, in what's becoming a busy month for our man. Read More... //

NCIS “A Man Walks Into A Bar” Season 8 Episode 14 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of NCIS Season 8 Episode 14 titled "A Man Walks Into A Bar" which airs on Tuesday February 8 at 8pm on CBS.  Episode Synopsis: NCIS "A Man Walks Into A Bar" Season 8 Episode 14 – The NCIS team undergoes mandatory psych evaluations while investigating the death of a naval commander, on NCIS, Tuesday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... //

Coming to NCIS: The Mysterious Ray!

From the first episode of this season of NCIS, we've been hearing about Ziva's oh-so-amazing boyfriend Ray. We have not, however, seen the man ... but that's about to change! According to EW , Ray will be making an appearance on the hit show, which just got renewed for season nine. We'll get to meet him "soonish ... and see the ripples he causes." You can't help but think DiNozzo, whose jealously has been building for months and is running rampant lately, is going to blow a gasket when he meets this mysterious fellow. But will he actually like Ray? That would be an interesting wrinkle. //

Photo: NCIS Cast Celebrates Ninth Season Renewal

After eight seasons, TV's No. 1 scripted drama broke records with a whopping 22.7 million viewers on February 1 — prompting CBS to give the long-running blockbuster an early renewal for another year.  "This photo captures perfectly how everyone felt on Wednesday night," NCIS executive producer Shane Brennan says of the exclusive cast shot... //

CBS Renews NCIS for Season 9

CBS has renewed  NCIS  for Season 9, CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler announced Wednesday. Following a series-high 22.85 million viewers on Tuesday, star Mark Harmon signed a two-year contract that would also name him an executive producer on the CBS series, reports. With Harmon on board,  NCIS  becomes to first CBS drama to get renewed for next season. "It's simply amazing that a show in its eighth season continues to perform at such an elite level," Tassler said. "This is a tribute to the hard work of its talented writers, producers and cast for bringing to life such compelling stories and characters with intrigue and humor. The quality of the storytelling is also evident by the series' incredibly devoted fan base who we thank for their passion and commitment to  NCIS  on CBS, in online communities and around the world." Read More... //

'NCIS': What is the 'lost scene'?

The Feb. 8 episode of   NCIS   finds Gibbs’ team undergoing mandatory psych evaluations. It’s Sweeps fun, yes, and a nod to shows like  M*A*S*H,  but also something we can all admit is probably long overdue. The episode was written by exec producer Gary Glasberg, who tells EW each character will get his or her time with Dr. Rachel Cranston (Wendy Makkena), and we’ll see flashbacks to key moments from every season of the eight-year-old show. The episode will also feature one never-before-seen scene from the series that CBS is dubbing the " NCIS   lost scene." To get fans talking, the network has just launched the #NCISLostScene campaign. Starting today, a new piece of that lost scene will be revealed in a photo puzzle (pictured) at   daily, along with a clue for fans to guess what it is. When you take the conversation to Twitter, use the hashtag #NCISLostScene. Read More... //

'NCIS' Sets New Record With 22.7 Million Viewers

NCIS  hit another series high in total viewers, but some continued to struggle. The veteran CBS procedural crushed its competition drawing a record-setting 22.7 million viewers, up from its previous high of 22 million viewers in January, and also earned its best 18-49 rating since October 2009 (4.6). Along with the help of  NCIS: Los Angeles (17.8 million, 3.8) and  The Good Wife  (12.1 million, 2.2), CBS took the easy victory in total viewers (17.5 million) and the key demo (3.5). NBC placed second with a two-hour  Biggest Loser: Couples  (9.2 million, 3.3) and a new  Parenthood (6.2 million, 2.2), both up from their last originals. Competitors  Parenthood  and  The Good Wife  tied for first place in the demo at 10 p.m. Read More... //

NCIS Promo: "A Man Walks Into a Bar ..."

NCIS just set a new ratings high last night, a remarkable feat for a show midway through its eighth season. New episodes of TV's #1 drama continue next Tuesday. A therapist arrives to unlock the demons of stressed-out team members, which will surely lead to some interesting revelations from DiNozzo - and shots at McGee. Read More... //