When will the Three-Way Crossover Event make its debut on CBS? Continue reading to find out.
NCIS has already secured its bags and plans to include a further 2023 television schedule, which has excited the fans of this beloved drama series even more than ever! There is no doubt that this crossover is for a lifetime, as CBS is bringing together NCIS, NCIS: Hawai’i, and NCIS: Los Angeles for a special three-hour crossover event. It comes as no surprise that such episodes are being planned by the show creators, as the NCIS-verse has amassed over 4.1 trillion minutes of viewing across the entire franchise, which includes the old NCIS: New Orleans.
Hence, we know for a fact that most of the fans of this exciting police procedural have been following the series for quite some time, and you may be wondering when the event will be broadcast. Then you’ve come to the right spot, as we’ve compiled all the necessary information to get a head start on the forthcoming episodes. So if you’re looking for information about the likely release date and plot, look no further! We’ve assembled all of the relevant facts to alleviate any of your concerns.
Here is everything we know so far about the brand-new crossover event.
NCIS Crossover Event Release Date and Time Slot
CBS will air a special three-hour crossover event between NCIS, NCIS: Hawai’i, and NCIS: Los Angeles for the first time on the network. The all-night storyline will take place next year on Monday, January 2, 2023. From the various reports, it is confirmed that the story will kick off at 8 p.m. in the NCIS episode dubbed “Too Many Cooks.” At 9, NCIS: Hawai’i will take the baton with “Deep Fake” and at 10 p.m. NCIS: Los Angeles will wrap the story in “A Long Time Coming.”
The official Twitter handle of the series also confirmed the news to the fans by posting a BTS clip with the stars making the awaited announcement, quote, “Mark your calendars and get ready – the first EVER #NCISVerse crossover is coming!#NCIS, #NCISLA, and #NCISHawaii are joining forces for 3 action-packed hours of television on Monday, January 2 on CBS. You DON’T want to miss this!” Take a look at the official post below.
Mark your calendars and get ready – the first EVER #NCISVerse crossover is coming!#NCIS, #NCISLA, and #NCISHawaii are joining forces for 3 action-packed hours of television on Monday, January 2 on CBS. You DON’T want to miss this! 😏 pic.twitter.com/nUEnnu5wbh
— CBS (@CBS) November 11, 2022
NCIS Crossover Event Plot
Amy Reisenbach, executive vice president of current programs at CBS, stated, “We are so excited to finally have the long-awaited, first-ever NCISverse crossover to share with our passionate, loyal viewers.” Further adding, “The popularity, longevity, and continued success of the franchise is a testament to the immense talent of the casts and writing and producing teams who bring these shows to life. They came up with a thrilling story for this epic three-hour event that creatively brings all three NCIS teams together for fans to enjoy in one night and beyond.”
According to Deadline, “The crossover will center around a high-stakes case to take down a hitman. Team members from the different NCIS divisions will come together in Washington, D.C., to celebrate a FLETC (Federal Law Enforcement Training Center) professor who taught multiple members from each squad. On the eve of the celebration, the professor is found dead of an apparent suicide and his former students immediately suspect foul play.”
NCIS Crossover Event Episodes
The network has not yet revealed the particular plotlines, but the available episode descriptions are enough to give you the full image of the crossover event, which will help you understand the theme much better. Here’s what we know about NCIS Crossover Event episodes thus far if you haven’t been able to catch up with the prior episodes.
NCIS: Time Slot – 8:00-9:00 PM (ET/PT) on CBS
Episode 1: “Too Many Cooks” – NCIS agents from Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Hawai’i, all in D.C. to attend the retirement party of a beloved Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) professor, find themselves jointly investigating his shocking suicide, on the CBS Original series NCIS, Monday, January 2, 2023 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.
NCIS: Los Angeles stars Chris O’Donnell, LL Cool J, and NCIS: Hawai’i stars Vanessa Lachey and Noah Mills guest star in the episode, which is part one of a three-episode crossover event with NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: Hawai’i.
NCIS: Hawai’i: Time Slot – 9:00-10:00 PM (ET/PT) on CBS
Episode 2: “Deep Fake” – Tennant, Jimmy Palmer (Brian Dietzen), and Sam Hanna (LL COOL J) find themselves captured with a woman who claims to be a CIA agent demanding intel from the team. Also, Jesse, Ernie, Whistler, and Alden Parker (Gary Cole) learn about an asset that arrived in Hawai’i who could be connected to several overseas assassinations, on the CBS Original series NCIS: Hawai’i, Monday, January 2, 2023 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.
NCIS stars Gary Cole, and Brian Dietzen, and NCIS: Los Angeles stars Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J guest star in the episode, which is part two of a three-episode crossover event with NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles.
NCIS: Los Angeles: Time Slot – 10:00-11:00 PM (ET/PT) on CBS
Episode 3: “A Long Time Coming” – While Agent Rountree and Fatima are searching for Kilbride, who has been MIA, they are ambushed and learn that every member of the team has a $200,000 bounty on their head via the dark web. The NCIS team must save Agent Rountree and find Kilbride while every cartel, hit man, gang and psychopath hunt them down, on the CBS Original series NCIS: Los Angeles, Monday, January 2, 2023 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.
NCIS stars Gary Cole, and Wilmer Valderrama, and NCIS: Hawai’i stars Vanessa Lachey and Yasmine Al-Bustami guest star in the episode, which is the conclusion to the three-episode crossover event with NCIS and NCIS: Hawai’i.
Where can you stream NCIS?
All the episodes of the NCIS franchise are currently available to watch on Paramount+, FuboTV, and Netflix. The viewers can also stream the series by renting or purchasing it on Vudu, Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, and Google Play, with a vast number of membership plans available according to the preferences of the users.
Moreover, the series is also available to watch exclusively on CBS’s official website and for free on Pluto based on the viewer’s location. On the other hand, NCIS: Los Angeles Season 14 will stay in the time slot on Sunday at 10 p.m., and the series will be followed by the Monday premiere of NCIS: Hawai’i Season 2 at 10 pm ET time slot.
That’s a wrap #NCIS! Stay tuned for an all-new #NCISHawaii and we’ll be back on your screens with a new episode November 14. 👊 pic.twitter.com/OkVXoJE4RZ
— NCIS (@NCIS_CBS) October 25, 2022
Catch up on previous episodes while you wait for the NCIS Crossover Event to premiere on CBS.