NCIS is a body of police but the backbone of the entire police procedure. What would you do to know how arrests are made and perpetrators punished? How would you differ it for various countries? Do such bodies exist in real life? Yes, but they are known by different names; special units do exist that help put work and specific agendas in place. NCIS: Sydney is a spin-off by the franchise of the same name and will look at the land of penguins and koalas — Australia and how their laws function.
After successful shows like NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: Hawaii, NCIS: Orleans, and NCIS, Original fans are curious to know how this title will pan out as they have moved beyond the United States of America. The show was renewed, but unfortunately, it won’t be released in September.
Why will NCIS: Sydney Season 1 not be released in September?
This show is officially handled by the CBS Network, which recently went on a spree of canceling many shows and delaying others due to the Writer’s Guild Association and SAG-AFTRA Strikes. After the strikes did not reach an expected consensus despite multiple meetings, these networks found it difficult to sustain with tight budgets and no writers or actors. To combat this, the show that was initially in the fall schedule of 2023 is now pushed and delayed to the last quarter releases of 2023. No date revisions have been devised since.
NCIS: Sydney Season 1 Expected Release Date:
The show is expected to be released in the United States of America on November 13, 2023. It is interesting to note that the show is in Australia, and the official comments on when it will hit its indigenous lands came in much later after the USA date. They should have announced before as the makers would have liked to gain a wholesome viewership as the natives would love the show for the country side flavors and legal procedures it brings in. The later announcement revealed that the show would come out in Australia 72 hours prior, on November 10, 2023.
NCIS: Sydney Season 1 Cast:
NCIS is known for keeping its surprises well. Calling them secretive and smart would be an understatement. They have given us the cast but not who would play what, and it is on us to find out once the show begins. It sees characters from the previous spin-offs and new ones, too, they are;
- Olivia Swann, playing an NCIS Special Agent
- Sean Sagar as TBA
- William McInnes as TBA
- Mavournee Hazel as TBA
- Tuuli Narkle as TBA
- Todd Lasance as TBA
- Daniela Farinacci as TBA
- Roberto Zenca as TBA
Their characters are To Be Announced(TBA), as their roles have not been disclosed to us yet.
NCIS: Sydney Season 1 Expected Plot:
The show’s official synopsis reads, “NCIS: Sydney is an upcoming Australian military action television series which will be released on 10 November 2023 on Paramount+ Australia and is set to premiere on Network 10 in late 2023. The series is the first international spin-off for the NCIS franchise and features local Australian actors and producers.”
However, Amy Reisenbach, who is the president of CBS Entertainment, commented without giving away the suspense of what one can expect. She says, “NCIS is one of the most popular series in the world and we’re thrilled to expand this franchise with a uniquely Australian twist. With the addition of NCIS: Sydney, our studio and Network footprint continues to grow in this fascinating world that has been a proven winner with viewers on both linear and streaming platforms. Featuring the stunning backdrop of Australia, the new series will incorporate the high-stakes intrigue, humor and camaraderie that have kept fans captivated by the NCIS teams for over two decades.”
Where to watch NCIS: Sydney Season 1?
The show can be viewed on Paramount+ and CBS Network officially. It will have eight to ten episodes released weekly, with a run time of around an hour each.