Valderrama will take on the part of an "unpredictable, charismatic loose cannon" NCIS agent when the long-running drama returns.
The 36 year old actor will be playing the part of an unstable, unpredictable NCIS agent who once accepted a deep undercover role in his part but lost himself in it and has never fully grounded himself, according to a press release from CBS.
“Many agents don’t know he’s still on the job or that he’s even alive. Now, he’s back and his dedication to job and country has left him an unpredictable, charismatic loose cannon,” it reads.
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Since its premiere in 2003, NCIS has become the most popular show on TV. Each week the NCIS crew go and investigate new crime scenes and the viewers can't get enough. As well as consistently delivering watchable storylines, the viewers are invested in the characters.
Despite actors coming and going, the TV program has managed to keep its popularity and has even seen a number of spin-off series.
The cast is helmed by Mark Harmon who plays Leroy Jethro Gibbs and Pauley Perrette's Abby Sciuto is a constant fan favourite. Michael Weatherly who plays Anthony DiNozzo will be leaving the show soon but before he does the cast and crew are celebrating their 300th episode!
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Perrette tearfully came face-to-face with the homeless man she claims attacked her in the streets of L.A. on November 12th.
46 year old Perrette appeared in a Los Angeles court room on Wednesday (December 2nd) and fought back the tears as she recounted the incident in which she was allegedly attacked by a homeless man on the street as she walked back to her home near Hollywood, which she made public via social media on November 13th, to a court commissioner.
The court official then ordered 45 year old David Merck to stand trial on charges of false imprisonment by violence and making a criminal threat. He is also forbidden to have any contact with Perrette, according to the Los Angeles Daily News.
Continue reading: 'NCIS' Star Pauley Perrette Confronts Alleged Attacker In Court
The network has decided not to air the scheduled episodes due to their plots’ similarities to the recent events in Paris.
CBS has announced it will not air planned episodes of ‘Supergirl’ and ‘NCIS: LA’ on Monday out of respect for the events in Paris. Both shows' plots featured similarities to Friday’s attacks on Paris, which left at least 129 people dead.
Melissa Benoist stars in 'Supergirl'.
Monday’s planned episode of ‘Supergirl’, titled ‘How Does She Do It?’, revolved around a large city being hit by bombings. CBS will now show the episode ‘Livewire’ in its place, which was originally set to air on November 23rd.
Despite the money, de Pablo is out
CBS' presentation at the Television Critics Association centred around one thing, and one thing only: the exit of Cote de Pablo from their hit show NCIS. de Pablo plays Ziva David in the fast moving crime drama, and her exit would be a huge loss for the fans and the show itself, such is her popularity. She’s leaving, but not without CBS throwing a bucket of cash over her head first.
Cote de Pablo has decided to move on
“I really want to clarify," CBS Corp CEO Les Moonves said, "we offered Cote de Pablo a lot of money, and then we offered her even more money because we really didn’t want to lose her. We love her. We think she was she was terrific." (HitFix)
Continue reading: Cote De Pablo Still Leaving NCIS Despite Being Offered 'A Lot Of Money'?
Feige thinks a "new thing" could be on the horizon.
The Netflix original series is in hot waters with mental health experts.