Exciting news alert! Gear up, because there’s more action ahead! #NCIS fans, rejoice! Season 21 is officially greenlit! Get ready to dive back into the thrilling world of NCIS!

While the exact release date is yet to be announced, CBS has confirmed that the show will maintain its Monday night spot at 9 p.m. ET. And that’s not all! Following NCIS, you can catch brand new Season 3 episodes of NCIS: Hawaii at 10 p.m. ET.

Here’s the scoop on who’s returning and who’s taking on new roles:

Sean Murray is back as Special Agent Timothy McGee.

Wilmer Valderrama will reprise his role as Special Agent Nick Torres.

Katrina Law returns as Special Agent Jessica Knight.

Gary Cole resumes his role as Supervisory Special Agent Alden Parker.

Brian Dietzen is back as Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jimmy Palmer.

Diona Reasonover returns as Forensic Specialist Kasie Hines.

Rocky Carroll resumes his role as NCIS Director Leon Vance.

However, there’s a slight twist: David McCallum, who plays NCIS Historian and former Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard, will be taking on a reduced role this season.

In a heartfelt message to fans, the 89-year-old actor shared his joy in reaching an agreement with CBS for Dr. Mallard to stick around for Season 16. But fear not, it’ll be on a limited schedule, allowing him to spend precious time with his family.

Get ready for more twists, turns, and nail-biting investigations in NCIS Season 21!

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