‘NCIS’ Season 19 Preview: Gibbs Is ‘Fully Unchained’ & More Big Changes

This is the NCIS headline we’ve all been waiting for: “The first episode is getting the band back together,” says executive producer Steven D. Binder of the military procedural’s 19th installment. Which means former special agent in charge Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon, reportedly appearing in significantly fewer episodes)—last seen in the wreckage of his bombed boat—reunites with his team in an Ozarks-like environment to solve a mystery.
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Mark Harmon Bids Farewell to NCIS After 18 Seasons

Mark Harmon is turning over his badge as Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs after nearly two decades. On Monday night’s episode of NCIS, Harmon bid farewell to his longtime workplace in season 19’s fourth episode titled, “Great Wide Open.” He has played the role since the show premiered in 2003.
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Mark Harmon Exits ‘NCIS’ After 18 Seasons: Will Leroy Jethro Gibbs Ever Return?

End of an era! Mark Harmon hung up his NCIS hat after 18 years of playing Leroy Jethro Gibbs on the beloved CBS drama. After reports earlier this year that Gibbs would have a much smaller role in season 19 of the show, the 70-year-old actor said his goodbyes during the Monday, October 11, episode. At the end of “Great Wide Open,” Gibbs told NCIS Director Vance (Rocky Carroll) that he wouldn’t be returning to his job at NCIS.
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TV Ratings: The Voice and NCIS Lead Monday, Ordinary Joe Rises in Week 4

In the latest TV show ratings, an eventful episode of CBS’ NCIS drew 7.7 million total viewers and a 0.6 demo rating (per finals), steady on both counts and once again commanding Monday’s largest audience. TVLine readers gave Mark Harmon’s send-off an average grade of “B+.” Opening CBS’ night, The Neighborhood (5.4 mil/0.6) and Bob Hearts Abishola (5.1 mil/0.5) were steady, while at 10 pm NCIS: Hawai’i (5.3 mil/0.4) dipped in the wake of earning a full-season order. Over on NBC, The Voice (7 mil/0.9) dipped week-to-week yet still topped Monday in the demo. Ordinary Joe (2.9 mil/0.4) saw its first uptick since...

‘NCIS: Hawai’i’ and ‘FBI: International’ Get Full-Season Orders by CBS

“NCIS: Hawai’i” and “FBI: International,” CBS’ hottest new freshman dramas have, been given full-season orders for the 2021-2022 broadcast season. “These two terrific new dramas are off to a tremendous start,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment, in a statement announcing the renewals. “They have significantly strengthened and improved our lineup on their respective nights and are generating huge increases on our streaming platforms as well. We applaud the talented producers, writers and casts on their compelling storytelling and performances, which are clearly resonating with viewers.” Per Nielsen and Adobe Analytics, “NCIS: Hawai’i” won its 10 p.m. Monday time slot in viewers,...

The NCIS Moment That Went Too Far According To 27% Of People

Few shows get to stay on the air for very long these days. "NCIS," which premiered on CBS in the fall of 2003 as a spin-off of the Naval legal drama "JAG," is one of the few exceptions to that rule. Based on a real-life organization known as the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, the series, which recently entered its 19th season on the network, follows a fictional team of NCIS agents as they solve crimes related to the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps. For 18 seasons, the team at the heart of the show was led by Mark Harmon's Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs while various other characters came and went.

How Fans Really Feel About The NCIS Episodes Of JAG

There are lots of ways one could break down the many eras that CBS' long-running crime procedural "NCIS" has seen come and go. We've lived through the La Grenouille years, the post-Tiva epoch, and the Jennifer Esposito season. Then there's the biggest divide of them all: BNCIS and ANCIS, or, Before "NCIS" and After "NCIS."

10/13/21: Mark Harmon exits “NCIS” – for now

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‘The Voice’ Takes Monday Ratings While ‘NCIS’ Wins Viewership With Bittersweet Exit; Newbies ‘Ordinary Joe’ & ‘The Big Leap’ Rise

Mark Harmon, after more than 18 years on CBS’ NCIS, made his exit on Monday evening during the latest episode titled “Great Wide Open.” As bittersweet as the series regular’s send-off may have been, it wasn’t in vain as NCIS earned the most viewers of the evening besting The Voice, Dancing With The Stars and more on Monday. “Great Wide Open” saw Harmon’s Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs stick around in Alaska as an escape from a life of law enforcement. He bid farewell to partner Special Agent Timothy McGee (Sean Murray) and embraced a “sense of peace.” Read Deadline’s recap...

NCIS Sneak Peek: Ducky Is Back, and He's Worried About Gibbs

Ducky is back in tonight’s episode of CBS’ NCIS, and for good reason — he is worried about his longtime friend Jethro. When last we tuned in, Gibbs (played by Mark Harmon) had been led to Upstate New York by Paul Lemere, not to find the grave of the serial contract killer’s first victim, as promised, but instead so that Lemere could visit his late wife’s grave once more before stepping onto a land mine to die by suicide. Gibbs, still determined to find out who was bankrolling the hit man, next invited McGee to pack a bag and join him on...

'NCIS' Fans Are Furious After Seeing a Shocking Scene Featuring Gibbs From Monday's Episode

Season 19 of NCIS premiered just in time for fall, but fans of the hit CBS drama are already on high alert waiting to hear the unfortunate news that Gibbs (Mark Harmon) is leaving. While the special agent in charge hasn’t officially said goodbye yet, Monday night’s episode is making folks think that the emotional moment is going to happen sooner than later.

NCIS Boss Talks Gibbs' Fate, Cast Changes and Christening Monday Time Slot With a Return to 'What Works'

Although much has changed for NCIS as the CBS mainstay enters its 19th season, the plan is to give faithful fans the familiar show they have long known and loved. Among the on- and off-screen shifts: Two characters were written out last spring, a pair of series regulars have been added for fall, Gibbs’ suspension took a deadly turn when he and his new boat went boom…. And on top of all of that, TV’s most watched drama has been handed its first time slot change ever, moving from Tuesday’s leadoff spot to Mondays at 9/8c (beginning Sept. 20). TVLine spoke with...

NCIS recap: Goodbye Pam, hello Gary

Your attention, please: Gary Cole has entered the big orange room. This week's episode of NCIS features a new victim of the hammer-and-red-tape killer, which sets Cole's character on a collision course with Gibbs & Co. And let me tell you, neither silver fox is pleased to meet the other.

Sad Day in the ‘Neighborhood,’ Battle Rounds on ‘The Voice,’ ‘NCIS’ in Alaska, Pride Rules, Because ‘We’re Here’

An emotional episode of CBS’ The Neighborhood shows the neighbors rallying around Gemma after a miscarriage. Superstars from Broadway, Nashville and beyond join NBC’s The Voice as mentors for the Battle Rounds. Gibbs is on the road again in NCIS, taking McGee to Alaska to get to the bottom of the serial-killer conspiracy. HBO’s jubilant reality series We’re Here returns with its drag troops preaching love and acceptance to small-town America. PBS’ Independent Lens opens its fall season with a documentary about the crusade to drop homosexuality from the official list of mental illnesses.