'NCIS: Los Angeles' (Photo by Ron P. Jaffe/CBS via Getty Images)

NCIS: Los Angeles is a CBS primetime drama that made its debut in 2009 starring LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell. It is a spinoff series to NCIS, which was introduced as a backdoor pilot of the popular series JAG.

The series focuses on an LA-based team of agents who work for the Office of Special Projects of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. They collectively track down criminals that pose a threat to the nation’s security. This team, led by Henrietta “Hetty” Lange (Linda Hunt), goes deep undercover, using false identities and advanced technology.

The NCIS franchise debuted a second spinoff in 2014: NCIS: New Orleans. This series ended in 2021 after seven seasons. The franchise will welcome its third spinoff, NCIS: Hawai’i, in 2021 starring Vanessa Lachey.

  • TV Genres: American, Action, Drama, Police Procedural
  • Network: CBS
  • Where to Watch: U.S.-based viewers can watch the show on CBS via Fubo.TV or Paramount Plus.
  • Cast: LL Cool J, Linda Hunt, Chris O’Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen
  • Seasons: 13
  • First Episode: September 22, 2009
  • Spinoffs: NCIS: New Orleans (2014- 2021); NCIS: Hawai’i (2021-current)

Visit the NCIS: Los Angeles website here.

Read the latest about NCIS: Los Angeles.

Read About: NCIS: Hawai'i
Read About: NCIS: New Orleans