Hawaii-Set ‘NCIS’ Spinoff in the Works at CBS
CBS wants to expand its lucrative “NCIS” franchise with a fourth series, one set in Hawaii, according to Tvline.
Network is closing in On the straight-to-series order for a spinoff set in the youngest US state, which will be led by “NCIS: New Orleans” listener Chris Silber. The new show will feature in the premier “NCIS”, which is in its 18th season, and “NCIS: Los Angeles.” “NCIS” itself was a spinoff from CBS’s long-running procedural “JAG”.
Representatives for CBS and CBS Studios, which produces all of the “NCIS” series, declined to comment.
“NCIS” first debuted in 2003 and launched successful spinoffs with the “Los Angeles” and “New Orleans” editions, though the latter series did Fire its listener brad kern In 2018 after several allegations of abusive behavior.
The network has unearthed another spinoff, focusing on a mobile anti-terrorist unit in which John Corbett and Kim Revere were linked to the star. That project, “NCIS: Red,” did not go ahead after airing a two-part special episode in 2013 as a backdoor pilot.
News of the expansion of “NCIS” comes as CBS is close to bringing back one of its lucrative franchises to “CSI”, which itself three times with “CSI: New York,” “CSI: Miami” and short- Was closed. Lived, “CSI: Cyber.”
CBS is also plotting an event-series revival based on the original “CSI”, more than 20 years after the first premiere. Paula Newsome, Matt Lauria and Mel Rodriguez are joining the project, which may also see the original “CSI” stars William Peterson and Jorja Fox. The show’s creative team, including Anthony Zuiker and Jerry Bruckheimer, is returning for a revival.
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