About the Show

August 2015


NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) is more than just an action drama. With liberal doses of humor, it's a show that focuses on the sometimes complex and always amusing dynamics of a team forced to work together in high-stress situations.  NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, a former Marine gunnery sergeant whose skills as an investigator are unmatched, leads this troupe of colorful personalities. Gibbs, a man of few words, only needs a look to explain it all. The team includes NCIS Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo, an ex-homicide detective whose instincts in the field are unparalleled and whose quick wit and humorous take on life make him a team favorite;  NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee, an MIT graduate with a brilliance for computers; and the newest member of the team, Probationary Agent Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop, a mysterious mixture of analytic brilliance, fierce determination and idealism who specializes in international threat assessment and global preparation.  Assisting the team is the youthful and energetic forensic specialist Abby Sciuto, a talented scientist whose sharp mind matches her unconventional style and eclectic tastes, medical examiner Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard, who knows it all because he's seen it all – and he's not afraid to let you know it – and Ducky's protégé, Assistant Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer. Overseeing the operations is NCIS Director Leon Vance, an intelligent, highly trained agent who can always be counted on to shake up the status quo. From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, these special agents investigate all crimes with Navy or Marine Corps ties.

Begins its 13th season Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 on the CBS Television Network

ON AIR: Tuesday (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)


FORMAT: Drama (Filmed in HD)


STARRING: Mark Harmon   (NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs)

Michael Weatherly      (NCIS Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo)

Sean Murray   (NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)

Pauley Perrette     (Forensic Specialist Abby Sciuto)

Rocky Carroll     (NCIS Director Leon Vance)

Brian Dietzen     (Jimmy Palmer)

Emily Wickersham   (Probationary Agent Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop)

AND: David McCallum     (Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard)

PRODUCED BY: Belisarius Productions in association with CBS Television Studios

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Gary Glasberg, Chas. Floyd Johnson, Mark Horowitz, Mark Harmon, Frank Cardea, George Schenck, Steven D. Binder, Scott Williams and Donald P. Bellisario


Photos are available on www.cbspressexpress.com

On the Web: http://www.cbs.com/primetime/ncis/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NCIS

Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/NCIS_CBS

CBS Twitter: @CBSTweet

Cast on Twitter:

Michael Weatherly     @M_Weatherly

Sean Murray     @SeanHMurray

Pauley Perrette     @PauleyP

Rocky Carroll     @RockyCOfficial

Brian Dietzen     @BrianDietzen

Emily Wickersham     @EmilyWickersham

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Press Contacts:

Katie Barker, CBS Entertainment  818-655-1591  katie.barker@cbs.com

Kristen Hall, CBS TV Studios  818-655-7237  kristen.hall@cbs.com 


Photo Contacts:

Jeffrey Staab     212-975-4107  jrstaab@cbs.com

Amanda Beane    818-655-1545  amanda.beane@cbs.com

CBS Television Studios:

Kristen Hall



Katie Barker



Jeffrey Staab

Amanda Beane