The highly anticipated return of the crime procedural “NCIS” for its 21st season this week brings a wave of excitement for fans eagerly awaiting new episodes after the gripping cliffhanger of the season 20 finale.
While viewers will undoubtedly feel the absence of the beloved character Donald “Ducky” Mallard, portrayed by the late Scottish actor David McCallum, who passed away at the age of 90 in September, the upcoming episodes promise to honor his memory with an on-screen tribute.
Aside from paying homage to McCallum, fans have plenty of other reasons to anticipate the new season. The premiere episode is set to delve deeper into the storyline of Special Agent Nick Torres (Wilmer Valderrama), following his precarious situation at the close of the previous season.
Here’s where to catch the season 21 premiere of “NCIS”:
Where to Watch ‘NCIS’ Season 21
The premiere of “NCIS” Season 21 will first air on CBS at the scheduled 9 p.m. EST/PST time slot. Additionally, it will be accessible on the CBS website or through the CBS app, requiring a cable provider login for access to new episodes.
For those preferring live streaming, “NCIS” is available on various platforms including YouTube TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, and Hulu + Live TV. Subscribers can also catch up on new episodes at a later date on Paramount+.
Although the latest season won’t immediately debut on other streaming platforms, viewers can revisit older seasons of the show on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Apple TV to prepare for the highly anticipated premiere.
– Sean Murray as Special Agent Timothy McGee.
– Wilmer Valderrama as Special Agent Nick Torres.
– Katrina Law as Special Agent Jessica Knight.
– Gary Cole as Supervisory Special Agent Alden Parker.
– Brian Dietzen as Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jimmy Palmer.
– Diona Reasonover as Forensic Specialist Kasie Hines.
– Rocky Carroll as NCIS Director Leon Vance.