CBS renews ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ for sixth season

Network picks up Crescent City-based crime drama for 2019-2020

CBS renews ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ for sixth season
Cast of NCIS: New Orleans (Courtesy: CBS) (Source: CBS)

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The Crescent City-based television crime drama NCIS: New Orleans has been renewed by CBS for its sixth season.

The network announced on Monday, April 22 it was renewing NCIS: New Orleans and NCIS: Los Angeles for the 2019-2020 season.

“Both shows have been key pillars to the CBS schedule for several years,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment.

“They offer heroic stories, big stars and have attracted a passionate, loyal fan base. We’re excited to have Chris, LL, Scott and these terrific casts back to bring more terrific NCIS stories to viewers in the U.S. and around the world.”

CBS recently announced it would also be renewing the original NCIS, Young Sheldon, Mom, Criminal Minds, Blue Bloods, FBI, God Friended Me, The Neighborhood and Magnum P.I.

NCIS: New Orleans, currently in its fifth season, averages nearly 11 million viewers per week, while winning its time slot, according to the network.

The show premiered in 2014 and currently stars Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Vanessa Ferlito, Necar Zadegan, Rob Kerkovich, Daryl “Chill” Mitchell and CCH Pounder.

The television show is filmed in the New Orleans metro area.

NCIS: New Orleans airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on WAFB.

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