When will the crossover episode air on CBS?
Are you waiting for the NCIS and NCIS: Hawai’i casts to merge to solve cases? Here’s everything we know so far.
As they say all good things come in pairs for NCIS fans, this seems to turn out to be true. In a shared universe, crossovers occur frequently. And this year is no different. This fall season is jam-packed with all the NCIS The series is expected to premiere as it will be part of CBS’s fall lineup for the 2022-2023 television season during the months of September and October.
Much like previous seasons have been consistent with the annual schedule on the network. The icing on the cake is that not only new episodes will be will be available to stream, but new crossover episodes will also debut next month combining two of the franchise’s most beloved series, which are NCIS and NCIS Hawaii.
Die-hard fans know that the majority of NCIS have successfully navigated the lead man’s transition from Mark Harmon to Gary Cole, securing a renewal. The venerable drama is the No. 1 most-watched broadcast series this season, according to Nielsen, drawing 11.11 million viewers and improving its new Monday 9 p.m. timeslot by +149%, according to Nielsen.
The series has also been strong on social media, with over 95.8 billion potential social media impressions. In addition, NCIS: Hawaii, nearly tied for first among most-watched new dramas, averages 8.29 million viewers and is a Monday 10 p.m. slot winner, improving the timeslot by +26%, according to Nielsen. The series amassed over 11 billion potential social media impressions in its first season.
Therefore, it’s no surprise that the network continues to greenlight the series for season after season, as these factors mean that many major television networks aren’t losing out on the potential success of a long-standing franchise. If you are one of them who wants some clarification on the release date, look no further! As we have compiled all relevant information on the NCIS and NCIS Hawaii First crossing to eliminate all your worries. Keep reading till the end to find all your answers.
NCIS and NCIS Hawai’i Crossover Release Date
In a first crossover, CBS will launch NCIS and NCIS: Hawaii in their new seasons together while involving the cast of both shows in a manhunt for a deadly criminal. The record of the 20th season of NCIS on the network will begin with the two-hour premiere, and NCIS: Hawaii will enter its second season. It all starts on September 19, at 9 p.m. (ET) on CBS and live and on-demand broadcasts on Paramount+ to watch the premiere of the episode exclusively on the platform.
NCIS and NCIS Hawai’i Crossover Plot
According to recent reportsthe episode will follow the plot as stated, “Over two hours, the hunt for a dangerous suspect uncovers a complex web and a larger, sinister plan that will take the DC team to Hawai’i on a race to thwart the next large-scale attack.
It starts with the Season 20 premiere of NCIS at 9 pm. The episode “A Family Matter” picks up after the cliffhanger season 19 finale, with Special Agent Alden Parker (Gary Cole) still at large with his ex-wife Vivian (Terri Polo) and the team investigating who of his past might have a personal vendetta against him in hopes of clearing Parker’s name. Seek help from NCIS: Hawaii’is Special Agent Jane Tennant (Vanessa Lachey) and computer scientist Ernie Malick (Jason Antoon), who are in town to meet director Leon Vance (Rocky Carroll) for a global military exercise, the group tracks down their main suspect, The Raven.
The crossover event ends with the Season 2 premiere of NCIS: Hawaii, which follows at 10 p.m. In the episode “Prisoners’ Dilemma”, Tennant’s team, along with NCIS Agents Nick Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) and Jessica Knight (Katrina Law), track The Raven’s whereabouts on the island of Oahu and uncover her plans to attack RIMPAC (The Rim of the Pacific Exercises), the largest international maritime warfare exercise in the world. NCIS stars Gary Cole, Brian Dietzen and Diona Reasonover are also guest stars in the episode.
This is the second time the two shows have met for a crossover. When one of their old cases resurfaced, Jane Tennant invited Nick Torres to visit Hawai’i, which was the first time the two crime dramas had crossed paths since March. The crossover episode was part of NCIS: Hawaii season 1 episode 18 simply titled as, T’N’T released on March 28, 2022. The episode is directed by Lionel Coleman and written by Christopher Silber & Megan Bacharach. It was seen by approximately 6.13 million US viewers. This episode concludes a crossover event that begins on NCIS season 19 episode 17. Take a look at the promo below:
NCIS: Hawaii is produced by CBS Studios. Vanessa Lachey, Alex Tarrant, Noah Mills, Yasmine Al-Bustami, Jason Antoon, Tori Anderson and Kian Talan star. Matt Bosack, Jan Nash, Christopher Silber and Larry Teng serve as executive producers.
On the other hand, NCIS season 19 episode 17, restartwas released on March 28, 2022. This episode begins a crossover event that ends with NCIS: Hawaii season 1 episode 18, directed by Michael Zinberg and written by Margaret Rose Lester and Scott Williams.
In the episode, as Tobias Fornell (Joe Spano) and Dr. Grace Confalone (Laura San Giacomo) attend NCIS In the apparent case of a naval officer’s suicide in Palmer and Knight’s grief group, Torres is informed by a former colleague and friend, Jane Tennant (Vanessa Lachey), that a witness in an old case has redone surface, but when they pick him up, their car is hit by a barrage of gunfire and overturns. It is estimated to be seen by 6.83 million US viewers. Take a look at the promo below:
NCIS is produced by Belisarius Productions in association with CBS Studios. Steven D. Binder, Chas. Floyd Johnson, Mark Horowitz, Mark Harmon, Scott Williams, David North and Donald P. Bellisario serve as executive producers.
Where to stream all NCIS series?
When released on their respective release dates and timeslots, all NCIS series, which are NCIS Season 20, NCIS: Hawai’i Season 2 and NCIS: Los Angeles Season 14, will be available to stream on Paramount+, fuboTV, and Netflix, as well as all previous seasons of this major franchise on streaming platforms.
Viewers can also stream the series by renting or buying it on Vudu, Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, and Google Play, with a large number of membership plans depending on users’ preferences. Moreover, the series is also available exclusively on the official CBS website where episodes are released after they air on the channel. You can also stream NCIS for free on Pluto, CBS, and NBC based on viewer location.
Catch up on previous seasons while you wait for more NCIS and NCIS Hawai’i Crossover and let us know in the comments if you’ll be streaming the episodes next month.