NCIS Season 15’s Next New Episode 21 Is Getting Delayed. New Airdate Revealed
Hey “NCIS” fans. Unfortunately, it’s that time again where we have to inform you that your favorite show is scheduled to be delayed for another week before they begin the final four episode countdown. So, this coming Tuesday, April 24, 2018, CBS will not be airing a new episode.
Instead, the next, new episode 21 is scheduled to air on Tuesday night, May 1, 2018 in the usual 7 pm central time slot on CBS. So, be sure to mark that important date down on your TV calendars. The good news is that this will be the last delay of the season. The final four episodes will all air in back-to-back weeks.
So, what will CBS be airing on Tuesday night, April 24,2018 instead NCIS? According to the TV Guide listings, CBS will still be airing NCIS. However, they will only be reruns. From 7 pm to 9 pm central time on that night, they are going to air two hours of NCIS reruns. The first hour will feature the 16th episode of this season 15. It’s titled, “Handle With Care.”
CBS’ official description of it reads like this, “Gibbs and the team work to clear the name of retired Marine Sergeant John Ross (THE PRICE IS RIGHT host Drew Carey) when cyanide is found in one of the hundreds of care packages he sends to active-duty Marines.” This one originally air way back on Tuesday night, March 6, 2018.
In the second hour, CBS will re-air the 17th episode of this season 15. It’s titled, “One Man’s Trash.” CBS’ official description of it reads like this, “Gibbs and Ducky see an antique war stick on television that could be the missing murder weapon to a 16-year-old cold case, on a rebroadcast of NCIS, Tuesday, April 24 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Mike Wolfe of “American Pickers” guest stars as himself.” This one originally aired back on Tuesday night, March 13, 2018.
In the 9pm central time slot, CBS will be airing a rerun of “Bull” which stars former NCIS Anthony DiNozzo star Michael Weatherly. The rerun is episode 13 of its current season 2 which is entitled, “Kill Shot.” CBS’ official description of it reads like this, “A widow hires Bull to help represent her when the police decide that she is the most likely suspect in orchestrating her wealthy husband’s death, making it look like a home invasion gone wrong.”
If any of you guys missed those two NCIS episodes, this Tuesday night might be a great time for you to play catch-up. For those of you who did watch them and have no desire of watching them again, you’ll certainly want to schedule in something else for that night.
Now that we’ve gotten all that bad news out of the way, we do have a bit of good news. CBS did release some teaser information for the next, new episode 21 via a press release.The title for it is, “One Step Forward.” CBS’ official teaser description for it reads like this, “Sara Carter (Skye P. Marshall) begs Gibbs to investigate her mother’s murder as she believes the local authorities convicted the wrong man. Also, Abby is awarded a dinner reservation for two to a brand-new five-star restaurant in an igloo and has to decide which coworker deserves to go with her.”
There will be quite a few guest stars in this episode. They are: Skye P. Marshall as charcter (Sara Carter), Joseph Lyle Taylor as character (Detective Edward Olson), DeVaughn Nixon as character (Scott Gunderson), Briana Lane as character (Diane Boyle), Jonah Wharton as character (Robert Flynn0 Dedan Donovan (Jax Wesley), Shamori Washington as character (Theo Carter), Mark Engelhardt as character (Kent Marshall) and Darren Dupree Washington as character (Security Guard).
The season regulars will include: Mark Harmon as character (NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs)Sean Murray as character (NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee), Emily Wickersham as character (NCIS Special Agent Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop), Pauley Perrette as character (Forensic Specialist Abby Scuito), Wilmer Valderrama as character (NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres), Maria Bello as character (Special Agent Jacqueline “Jack” Sloane), Brian Dietzen as character (Dr. Jimmy Palmer), Duane Henry as character (MI6 Officer Clayton Reeves), Rocky Carroll as character (NCIS Director Leon Vance) and David McCallum as character (Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard).
Episode 21 was written by Gina Lucita Monreal, and James Whitmore, Jr. was brought on to direct it.
In other good news, we previously reported that NCIS has indeed been renewed for a brand new season 16. Also, the main star Mark Harmon aka Gibbs has signed a new contract for both his character and his role as executive producer. Kelly Kahl who is the President of CBS Entertainment had some very positive words to say about the show and Mark Harmon during her announcement. She stated, “It’s pretty simple. Viewers everywhere love NCIS. This show speaks to viewers of all ages in all parts of the country and around the world.
NCIS‘ amazing characters and terrific storytelling result in some of TV’s most passionate fans. Of course, none of this would be possible without an outstanding production team, and talented cast led by the incomparable and absolutely tireless Mark Harmon. We’re thrilled he is returning as the centerpiece of the show, and we could not be more excited for NCIS 16th season.”
Alright guys. So, even though we had to give you some bad news about the show not airing a new episode next week, there is a ton of good news to help ease the blow. I’m sure you guys will be able to make it through this final week of delays. On the other end of it, is a barrage of four brand new episodes airing on back-to-back weeks until season 15 has wrapped up.
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