NCIS is a CBS network police procedural drama created by Donald P. Bellisario and Don McGill, starring Mark Harmon. It is a spin-off of the show "JAG".
The show first aired on September 23, 2003 and as of 2016, it has aired for 13 seasons and 306 episodes.
Set in Washington, D.C., "NCIS" is about a special unit of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that catches wrongdoers with Navy or Marine Corps ties.
- Mark Harmon as Leroy Jethro Gibbs
- Michael Weatherly as Anthony "Tony" DiNozzo
- Pauley Perrette as Abby Sciuto
- Sean Murray as Timothy McGee [season 2-current]
- David McCallum as Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard
- Cote de Pablo as Ziva David [seasons 3-10]
- Emily Wickersham as Ellie Bishop [seasons 11-current]
- Rocky Carroll as Director Leon Vance [season 6-current]
- Lauren Holly as Director Jenny Shepard [seasons 3-5]
- Sasha Alexander as Caitlin "Kate" Todd [seasons 1-2]
- Brian Dietzen as Jimmy Palmer
|Season||Episodes||Timeslot (EST)||Original airing||Live television ratings|
|Season premiere||Season finale||TV season|| Viewers|
| Key demographics|
|1st||23||Tuesday 8:00 PM||September 23, 2003||May 25, 2004||2003–04||11.84||26th||Template:N/a|
|2nd||23||September 28, 2004||May 24, 2005||2004–05||13.57||22nd||Template:N/a|
|3rd||24||September 20, 2005||May 16, 2006||2005–06||15.27||16th||Template:N/a|
|4th||24||September 19, 2006||May 22, 2007||2006–07||14.54||20th||Template:N/a|
|5th||19||September 25, 2007||May 20, 2008||2007–08||14.41||14th||Template:N/a|
|6th||25||September 23, 2008||May 19, 2009||2008–09||17.77||5th||Template:N/a|
|7th||24||September 22, 2009||May 25, 2010||2009–10||19.33||4th||4.1|
|8th||24||September 21, 2010||May 17, 2011||2010–11||19.46||5th||4.1|
|9th||24||September 20, 2011||May 15, 2012||2011–12||19.49||3rd||4.01|
|10th||24||September 25, 2012||May 14, 2013||2012–13||21.34||1st||4.0|
|11th||24||September 24, 2013||May 13, 2014||2013–14||19.77||3rd||3.3|
|12th||24||September 23, 2014||May 12, 2015||2014–15||18.25||3rd||Template:N/a|
|13th||24||September 22, 2015||May 17, 2016||2015–16||16.61||3rd||2.2|
Awards & AchievementsEdit
Throughout its run, "NCIS" has received many awards and nominations since it premiered on September 23, 2003 including the ALMA Awards, ASCAP Awards, BMI Film & TV Awards, Emmy Awards and the People's Choice Awards.