Episode 20×10 “Too Many Cooks”

NCIS agents from Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Hawai’i, all in D.C. to attend the retirement party of a beloved Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) professor, find themselves jointly investigating his shocking suicide.

NCIS: LOS ANGELES stars Chris O’Donnell, LL COOL J and NCIS: HAWAI’I stars Vanessa Lachey and Noah Mills guest star in the episode, which is part one of a three-episode crossover event with NCIS: LOS ANGELES and NCIS: HAWAI’I.

Air Date: Monday, Jan. 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

Episode 20×09 “Higher Education”

NCIS INVESTIGATES THE DEATH OF A COLLEGE STUDENT WITH CONNECTIONS TO MCGEE’S WIFE

Margo Harshman Returns as McGee’s Wife, Delilah

NCIS investigates the death of a college student who was killed while running across the street and had connections to McGee’s wife, Delilah.

REGULAR CAST:

Sean Murray(NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Wilmer Valderrama(NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres)
Brian Dietzen(Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer)
Diona ReasonoverKatrina Law(Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines)(NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight)
Rocky CarrollGary Cole(NCIS Director Leon Vance)(FBI Special Agent Alden Parker)

GUEST CAST:

Margo Harshman(Delilah Fielding)
Claire Gillies(Christine)
Jaclyn Aimee(Esme)
Jesse Conrad(William Watson)
Juliette Goglia(Evelyn Shaw)
Adam Cropper(Jared Clarkson/Jared Baker)
Zachary S. Williams(Logan Kennedy)
Patrick Luwis(Mike)

WRITTEN BY: Katherine Beattie

DIRECTED BY: Claudia Yarmy

AIR DATE: Monday, Dec. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Higher Education”

Episode 20×08 “Turkey Trot”

AN UNKNOWN SHOOTER CAUSES CHAOS AT A THANKSGIVING 5K

After an unknown shooter causes chaos at an annual Thanksgiving 5K, time is of the essence for the NCIS team to find the culprit.

Also, Kasie joins Knight for Thanksgiving lunch at Knight’s sister’s house.

The episode was co-written by series star Diona Reasonover.

REGULAR CAST:

Sean Murray(NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Wilmer Valderrama(NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres)
Brian Dietzen(Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer)
Diona ReasonoverKatrina Law(Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines)(NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight)
Rocky CarrollGary Cole(NCIS Director Leon Vance)(FBI Special Agent Alden Parker)

GUEST CAST:

Lilan Bowden(Robin Knight)
David Blue(Charlie Samuels)
Gillian I. White(Navy Rear Admiral Martha Stock)
Taryn Kelly(Navy Lieutenant Sara Giles)
Gregg Binkley(Bob Stivers)
Michael Anthony Perez(Pete The Building Manager)

WRITTEN BY: Diona Reasonover and Scott Williams

DIRECTED BY: Lionel Coleman

AIR DATE: Monday, Nov 21 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Turkey Trot”

Episode 20×07 “Love Lost”

THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY’s HUSBAND CLAIMS SHE TRIED TO MURDER HIM

NCIS must investigate the Secretary of the Navy when her husband claims she tried to murder him.

REGULAR CAST:

Sean Murray(NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Wilmer Valderrama(NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres)
Brian Dietzen(Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer)
Diona ReasonoverKatrina Law(Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines)(NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight)
Rocky CarrollGary Cole(NCIS Director Leon Vance)(FBI Special Agent Alden Parker)

GUEST CAST:

Michael Kostroff(Felix Lassiter)
Carolyn Hennesy(Secretary of The Navy/ Tara Flynn)
Elise Eberle(Arlene Wilkes)
Jonny Rios(Victor Wilkes)
Christian Barillas(Rafael “Rafa” Lopez)
Devika Parikh(Doctor Saanvi Singh)
Joshua Nazaroff(Zero)
Patrick Labyorteaux(Olev Kozlov)
Brandon Papo(Bobby)

WRITTEN BY: Brendan Fehily and David J. North

DIRECTED BY: Rocky Carroll

AIR DATE: Monday, Nov. 14 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Love Lost”

Episode 20×06 “The Good Fighter”

THE TEAM MUST WORK QUICKLY TO TRACK A KILLER

When an NCIS agent turns up dead and Kasie goes unaccounted for, the team must work quickly to find the killer.

REGULAR CAST:

Sean Murray(NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Wilmer Valderrama(NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres)
Brian Dietzen(Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer)
Diona Reasonover (Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines)
Rocky Carroll (NCIS Director Leon Vance)
Katrina Law(NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight)
Gary Cole(FBI Special Agent Alden Parker)

GUEST CAST:

Mark Atteberry(Medgar Nash)
Amber Friendly(Eden Greyson)
Menik Gooneratne(Diya Khatri)
Damian Joseph Quinn(Travis Baltoni)
KayKay Blaisdell(Gen Z Girl)
Vonzell Carter(Instructor)

WRITTEN BY: Kimberly-Rose Wolter

DIRECTED BY: Jose Clemente Hernandez

AIR DATE: Monday, Oct 24 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+

Episode 20×05 “Guardian”

AGENT PARKER STEPS UP TO PROTECT DIRECTOR VANCE

Agent Parker steps up to protect Director Vance after a terrifying home invasion.

Also, the team detects advancements in Jessica and Jimmy’s blossoming romance. 

REGULAR CAST:

Sean Murray(NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Wilmer Valderrama(NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres)
Brian Dietzen(Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer)
Diona Reasonover (Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines)
Katrina Law(NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight)
Rocky Carroll (NCIS Director Leon Vance)
Gary Cole(FBI Special Agent Alden Parker)

GUEST CAST:

Jessica Gardner(Olivia Kahn)
Marem Hassler(Lena Paulsen)
Dustin Seavey(Larry Sykes)
Elyse Levesque(Frauke Biedermann)
Oscar Best(Phil Newcastle)
Charley Rowan McCain(Heidi Umarov Paulsen)
Marika Engelhardt(Elisabeth Wenders)
Ian Fisher(Sergei Umarov)

WRITTEN BY: Marco Schnabel

DIRECTED BY: James Whitmore, Jr.

AIR DATE: Monday, Oct 17 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Guardian”

Episode 20×04 “Leave No Trace”

AGENT KNIGHT’S PAST RESURFACES

Agent Knight’s past resurfaces when her ex-boyfriend, a National Parks Service agent, teams up with NCIS to investigate a campsite murder.

REGULAR CAST:

Sean Murray(NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Wilmer Valderrama(NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres)
Brian Dietzen(Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer)
Diona ReasonoverKatrina Law(Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines)(NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight)
Rocky CarrollGary Cole(NCIS Director Leon Vance)(FBI Special Agent Alden Parker)

GUEST CAST:

Caleb Alexander Smith(USNPS ISB Special Agent Gage Winchester)
Norman Lehnert(Greg Patrick Walsh)
Michael Petrone(Camping Guide Carl)
Nicola Posener(Maxine Lautner)
Tiffany Dion(Eye Roll Girl)

WRITTEN BY: Chad Gomez Creasey

DIRECTED BY: William Webb

AIR DATE: Monday, Oct 10 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Leave No Trace”

Episode 20×03 “Unearth”

A DEAD BODY IS FOUND AT AN ANCIENT BURAL SITE

When a dead body is found at an ancient burial site that is thought to be cursed, the team tries to determine the motive and the symbolism behind the crime.

Also, as Torres continues therapy with Dr. Grace, he discovers that their lives are in danger.

REGULAR CAST:

Sean Murray(NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Wilmer Valderrama(NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres)
Brian Dietzen(Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer)
Diona ReasonoverKatrina Law(Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines)(NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight)
Rocky CarrollGary Cole(NCIS Director Leon Vance)(FBI Special Agent Alden Parker)

GUEST CAST:

Laura San Giacomo(Dr. Grace Confalone)
Laith Wallschleger(Erik Nilsson/Dozer)
Jonathan Kowalsky(Nate Holt/Rookie)
Billy Miller(Ezra Moretti/Second Man)
Beth Fraser(Reporter #1)
Danny Royce(Reporter #2)
Jane Carr(Dr. Erica Heller)
Mike McShane(Dr. Matthew Heller)
Grace Narducci(Nicole)
Deborah Vancelette(Nurse)
Marty Dew(Daniel Vega)

WRITTEN BY: Yasemin Yilmaz

DIRECTED BY: Diana Valentine

AIR DATE: Monday, Oct 3 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Unearth”

Episode 20×02 “Daddy Issues”

MCGEE’S PERSONAL LIFE AND PROFESSIONAL LIFE INTERSECT

McGee’s personal life and professional life intersect when a dad from his children’s school is linked to a break-in at a government storage bunker.

REGULAR CAST:

Sean Murray(NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Wilmer Valderrama(NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres)
Brian Dietzen(Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer)
Diona ReasonoverKatrina Law(Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines)(NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight)
Rocky CarrollGary Cole(NCIS Director Leon Vance)(NCIS Special Agent Alden Parker)

GUEST CAST:

Kash Abdulmalik(Carter Landegraff/Traffic volunteer)
Peter Porte(Owen Belfort III/ Preppy dad)
Brian Thomas Smith(Larry/Dad/Bro/Driver)
Erik Heger(Sam the manager/Hans Bjurstorm)
Rob Welsh(Julian Reinhardt/Angry mourner)
Desiree Mee Jung(Dee Walters)
Mary Chieffo(Sierra Thompson)
Kyle Eastman(Stafford Meeks)

WRITTEN BY: Scott Williams

DIRECTED BY: Tawnia McKiernan

AIR DATE: Monday, Sept 26 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+

PHOTOS: “Daddy Issues”

Episode 20×01 “A Family Matter”

WITH PARKER ON THE RUN WITH HIS EX-WIFE, THE NCIS TEAM INVESTIGATES PEOPLE WHO MIGHT HAVE A PERSONAL VENDETTA AGAINST PARKER IN THE HOPES OF CLEARING HIS NAME

The Episode Is Part of a Two-Hour Special Crossover Event with “NCIS: Hawai’i;”

Teri Polo Returns as Parker’s Ex-Wife, Vivian

Special Agent Alden Parker (Gary Cole) is still on the run with his ex-wife Vivian (Teri Polo), so the team investigates who from his past might have a personal vendetta against him in hopes of clearing Parker’s name.

Enlisting the help of NCIS: Hawai’i’s Special Agent Jane Tennant (Vanessa Lachey) and Computer Specialist Ernie Malick (Jason Antoon), who are in town meeting with Director Leon Vance (Rocky Carroll) in preparation for a global military exercise, the group tracks down their prime suspect, The Raven.

The NCIS-verse unites NCIS and NCIS: HAWAI’I in a special crossover event for the respective season 20 and season two premieres of the two hit CBS Original series on Monday, Sept. 19 starting with NCIS at 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT and concluding on NCIS: HAWAI’I at 10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT. During a suspenseful two hours, the hunt for a dangerous suspect unveils a complex network and a larger sinister plan that will take the D.C. team to Hawai’i in a race to thwart the next large-scale attack.

REGULAR CAST:

Mark Harmon(NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs)
Sean Murray(NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Wilmer Valderrama(NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres)
Brian Dietzen(Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer)
Diona ReasonoverKatrina Law(Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines)(NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight)
Rocky CarrollGary Cole(NCIS Director Leon Vance)(FBI Special Agent Alden Parker)

GUEST CAST:

Joe Spano(Tobias “T.C.” Fornell)
Teri Polo(Vivian Kolchak)
Erik Passoja(Wayne Sweeny)
Vanessa Lachey(Jane Tennant)
Jason Antoon(Ernie Malik)
Karina Noelle Castillo(Agent Ramirez)
Susan Ruttan(Samantha “Sammy” Delfino
Eric Lynch(Gary Shay)
Michael Weston(Herman Maxwell)

WRITTEN BY: Scott Williams

DIRECTED BY: Tawnia McKiernan

AIR DATE: Monday, Sept. 19 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

PHOTOS: “A Family Matter”