There is no denying that NCIS, an American police procedural television series, is one of the most successful shows in the history of entertainment. As a matter of fact, it is running for more than 400 episodes already and spawned three spin-off series namely: NCIS: Hawaii, NCIS: New Orleans and NCIS: Los Angeles. Season 19 has yet to end, but avid followers of the show are already talking about NCIS Season 20.
Though CBS has not released any confirmation as of yet, viewers of the long-running television show are confident that it would be renewed for another installment. So, what should fans expect in the yet-to-be-confirmed NCIS Season 20? Keep on reading to know more details.
NCIS Season 20 Possible Release Date Projected
As all fans know, NCIS Season 19 is currently airing on CBS and the series would continue until the spring. The show’s home network has not yet revealed its future, but it would not come as a surprise if it would order NCIS Season 20.
If CBS renews the series for another installment, there is a huge possibility that NCIS Season 20 would start airing in September 2022. In the meantime, devoted followers of the show in the U.K. would be pleased to learn the it would have a new home soon as Disney+ Star confirmed that it would stream all existing episodes and the latest season from early 2022.
NCIS Season 20 Possible Cast Members Revealed
As for the cast, NCIS Season 20 is expected to feature all series regulars except Mark Harmon, whose character already retired to Alaska at the beginning of Season 19. Former Veep star Gary Cole took over the leadership as Alden Parker, a former FBI Special Agent turned NCIS Supervisory Special Agent.
Apart from Gary Cole, Sean Murray. Rocky Carroll, Wilmer Valderrama, David McCallum, Brian Dietzen, Diona Reasonover and Katrina Law are also expected to appear in NCIS Season 20. Avid followers of the show are also speculating the possibility of Michael Weatherly and Cote de Pablo returning as Anthony DiNozzo and Ziva David.
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Rumors are rife that Michael Weatherly and Cote de Pablo might make their comeback in the series after Mark Harmon’s departure. There is no denying that the undeniable chemistry of the two stars caught the hearts of many, which made them two of the most remarkable personalities in the series. Of course, viewers are also hopeful to see Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs in NCIS Season 20.
NCIS Season 20 Spoilers, Trailer And Possible Episode Count
It remains to be seen as to what would happen in NCIS Season 20 since the current installment is still airing. So, devoted supporters of the CBS series should wait until Season 19 concludes in the spring of 2022.
However, there is a huge possibility that NCIS Season 20 would center on Alden Parker, who took over Leroy Jethro Gibbs’ senior role. During an interview with TV Insider, Gary Cole talked about his character, saying:
"Parker isn't overly chatty, but he is more verbal. He's not as old school; he tries to get his hands on new tech gadgets and impress everybody. He's trying to fit in with the rest of the team. Although he may be reluctant to voice it, he admires that Gibbs breaks rules. Parker bends them. We'll see if it gets to the point of breaking."
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As for the episode count, NCIS Season 20 is likely to have at least 20 episodes just like the previous installments. However, there is also a huge possibility that the yet-to-be-confirmed twentieth season would be shorter like Season 18 as the world continues to battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
No NCIS Season 20 trailer has been released as of this writing. So, avid followers of the show must stay tuned to EpicStream for the latest news and updates about NCIS Season 20!