NCIS Boss Weighs In on Season 10 Contract Talks for Unsigned Trio

Heading into May sweeps, CBS’ NCIS — aka TV’s most-watched drama — had four series regulars unsigned for Season 10. As of Tuesday, David McCallum had inked a new deal to stick around as Ducky. But what of Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette and Sean Murray?

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While speaking with show runner Gary Glasberg about the procedural’s season finale airing May 15, the conversation of course turned to the in-flux status of those three fan favorites, who portray Tony, Abby and McGee.

Noting that CBS Television Studios handles the nitty-gritty of contract talks “while I and the writers handle the creative side of things,” Glasberg nonetheless expressed, “I have no doubt that it will all work out.”

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Series front man Mark Harmon, along with Cote de Pablo, re-upped with the hit show a year ago, as their respective deals drew to a close. The last time Weatherly, Perrette and Murray were in play — spring of 2010 — the talks dragged into the summer, at which point they each inked two-year extensions.

“I’ve got the best cast in the world, and people are excited about Season 10 and what’s to come,” Glasberg added. “I couldn’t be happier to work with these actors.”

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  1. Iris Joyce says:

    sooo. everyone when is the new season going to start????

  2. Randy says:

    NCIS is the Best TV show on air other then a hand full of others such as.. NCIS: LA.. One Tree Hill.. White Collar.. and Covert affairs.. and Law and Order SVU.. i love all but the best part of my day is watching Tony getting the Gibbs slap. When Season 8 was filming i was hopeing to season 10.. Now season 10 is filming.. Heck how about season 20.. NCIS has Such Great reviews i believe it could be done. Law and Order SVU is on season 15 if not past that. For ALL the NCIS Fans who want to see Season 20 (with current CAST and CREW) Reply to this post!! Lets Go NCIS lets go!! MAKE us FANS happy. Doing a GREAT job So FAR!! KEEP UP GREAT WORK NCIS Cast and Crew… Same to you NCIS: LA Lets see alot more seasons from you to!!

  3. ed wheeler says: