CBS’ NCIS had dodged its annual agita attack this year, with the re-signing of five series regulars whose contracts expire this spring.
TVLine has learned that Michael Weatherly‘s new deal to return to TV’s most watched drama for Seasons 12 and 13 is due to close imminently, while Sean Murray, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum and Rocky Carroll already have signed on the dotted line. UPDATE 5/16: Weatherly is now officially signed, for two years.
Fellow series regulars Mark Harmon, Brian Dietzen and Emily Wickersham are working off different contract cycles.
NCIS airs the penultimate episode of Season 11 this Tuesday at 8/7c.