CBS has released the episode press release for the season 19 premiere of NCIS. NCIS season 19 episode 1 is titled “Blood in the Water”.
NCIS 19×1 “Blood in the Water” Episode Guide
As the NCIS team searches for Gibbs after wreckage from his boat is discovered, they find out he was tracking a serial killer with journalist Marcie Warren (Pam Dawber), who wrote an exposé on him.
The regular cast includes, 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, Katrina Law as NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight and Rocky Carroll as NCIS Director Leon Vance. David McCallum recurs as Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard.
The guest cast includes, Pam Dawber as Marcie Warren, Katherine Cortez as Thelma McKeever, Dave Florek as Virgil McKeever, Travis Hammer as Faux County Deputy Randall Sledge, Terryn Westbrook as County Deputy Regina Unger, Yenniffer Behrens as Marta Jimenez, Derek Chariton as Lonny, Allie Davis as Sandy and Colin Land as NCIS Special Agent Brent Hollister.
Michael Zinberg directed the episode written by Christopher Walid. NCIS season 19 episode 1 airs on September 20 at 9|8c on CBS.