CBS Moves Up Intelligence Premiere, Ties Down Hostages' Finale Date

Intelligence Premiere Date 2014Josh Holloway‘s human supercomputer is getting booted up sooner than expected.

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CBS has fast-tracked Intelligence — which stars the Lost alum as an elite spy with a nanocomputer embedded in his bean — for a sneak preview on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 9/8c, where it will lead out of a fresh episode of NCIS aka TV’s most watched drama. Now, I have no fancy “chip” in my brain, but that’s called “maximizing your sampling,” people.

Intelligence will then make its regular time slot premiere on Monday, Jan. 13 at 10/9c.

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The action-thriller, which also stars Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time) and Marg Helgenberger (CSI), originally was to launch on Feb. 24, the day after NBC’s Winter Olympics coverage wraps.

CBS also announced that Monday’s current 10 o’clock drama, Hostages, will conclude its 15-episode run on Monday, Jan. 6 at 9 pm, with a two-hour finale.

Check out the Intelligence trailer below, then watch its stars preview their CBS mission.

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