In the wake of NCIS’ growing—and somewhat surprising—popularity last season (its sixth!), it was a no-brainer for CBS to expand the brand to another city. Hence, NCIS: LA, starring LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell, which premieres Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 9 p.m., immediately following the original NCIS.
Mediaweek correspondent Alan Frutkin sat down with the show’s two leading men to talk about how they met, what makes for good chemistry between actors and where NCIS: LA is headed.
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