Back to back episodes of NCIS will air on September 2. This two part story entitled 'Crescent City' will introduce NCIS: New Orleans.
Tune to WUSA9 from 8-10 p.m.
When the body of Congressman Dan McLane, a former NCIS agent, washes ashore in New Orleans, Gibbs reunites with his former colleague, NCIS Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride, in a joint case between the two field offices and the FBI. The teams must work together to determine if the murder was politically based or linked to McLane's most well-known case, the arrest of the Privileged Killer, a serial murderer who targeted military and public servants.
Scott Bakula guest stars as Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride; Lucas Black guest stars as Special Agent Christopher Lasalle; Zoe McLellan guest stars as NCIS Special Agent Meredith 'Merri' Brody; and CCH Pounder guest stars as Jefferson Parish Coroner Doctor Loretta Wade.
Gibbs and Special Agent Pride chase leads in New Orleans after evidence points to a copycat of the infamous Privileged Killer. Meanwhile, Bishop sends DiNozzo a special souvenir from the Crescent City, as DiNozzo, McGee and the FBI continue to track political connections to the case from D.C.
NCIS: New Orleans premieres on Tuesday, September 23 from 9-10 p.m.