Long-running US drama NCIS has been renewed for an impressive 17th season.
Season 16 has been averaging 12.2 million US viewers in the live + same day ratings, making it America’s second-most-watched scripted series, behind only The Big Bang Theory.
“NCIS has been a global juggernaut for almost two decades,” said CBS Entertainment President, Kelly Kahl. “Its viewers are clearly the most loyal of any drama on television. They are passionate about the characters, the plotlines and the storytelling. We owe a huge debt of gratitude to the gifted production team and the cast, led by the extraordinary Mark Harmon. We are delighted that the show will remain a linchpin of the CBS schedule this coming season.”
Season 16 is currently screening Tuesday nights on 10.
Source: TV By the Numbers