NCIS is finally back and giving fans some answers about what happened to Gibbs in the season premiere of CBS.
According to show runner Steven D. Binder, the show, which went on over night, would “bring the band back together”.
“All things are still possible with Gibbs,” he shared with TV Line about the state of the agent. “He’s not dead and we know he’s able to swim well enough to do that broad stroke we saw, but any number of levels of injury were possible for him at that point.”
Steven said the season would begin with the main cast not only finding Gibbs, but * down on the serial killer storyline.
“In the beginning episodes, that’s going to change,” he says of Gibbs being cut off from the team. “We’re going to ‘bring the band back together’ to some degree so they can do what we have liked watching for 20 years, which is these people solving crimes together.”
Here’s a synopsis of the season 19 opener: “Blood in the Water” – As the NCIS team search for Gibbs when the wreckage from his boat is discovered, they learn that he is journalist Marcy Warren (Pam ) was tracking a serial killer. Dabur) who made an exposé on him.
NCIS premieres tonight, Monday, September 20 at 9/8c on CBS.
Here’s the current cast list for NCIS
Mark Harmon as NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Sean Murray as NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee
Wilmer Valderrama as NCIS Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres
Brian Dietzen as Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer
Diona Reasonover as Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines
Rocky Carroll as NCIS Director Leon Vance
David McCallum as Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard, NCIS Archivist
Katrina Law as NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight
Gary Cole as FBI Special Agent Alden Park