The tropical spinoff — which stars Vanessa Lachey as Jane Tennant, the primary feminine particular agent answerable for NCIS Pearl Harbor — got here within the wake of NCIS: New Orleans going off the air in spring 2021.
“Honored is an understatement!” Lachey mentioned in an Instagram publish in April 2021 when she was introduced because the lead of Hawai’i. “To affix the NCIS franchise as the primary feminine lead and to do it on the Stunning Islands of Hawai’i … I nonetheless can’t consider it! Thank You CBS for believing in me! Now let’s get to work! #NCISHawaii.”
Not in contrast to a number of of the franchise’s previous leads, Lacey’s character should steadiness her profession and residential life. The divorcee is mother to son Alex (Kian Talan) and daughter Julie (Mahina Anne Marie Napoleon).
Alex Tarrant, Noah Mills, Jason Antoon, Yasmine Al-Bustami and Tori Anderson spherical out the forged of the island drama, which premiered within the time slot after the longest-running naval drama, NCIS.
Regardless of the latter being the one NCIS present with out a location within the title, that’s not the place the franchise began over 25 years in the past. The flagship NCIS present didn’t even have Naval Prison Investigative Service within the title, and it didn’t premiere on CBS.
JAG debuted on NBC in 1995. The present adopted navy attorneys within the Division of the Navy’s Workplace of the Choose Advocate Common who may prosecute and defend felony instances underneath the code of navy justice. NBC canceled the present after one season, however CBS picked it up.
JAG went on for 10 years whole with NCIS launching within the eighth season. It’s the one NCIS present to take residence Emmys, with three wins — two for costume design and one for single digicam enhancing.
The unique drama, which starred David James Elliott and Catherine Bell, launched Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and his staff within the eighth season finale in 2003. The thrill across the backdoor pilot led to CBS ordering a full first season, which premiered the next September.
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Greater than 25 years after JAG began, the NCIS franchise continues to be alive and effectively. Scroll right down to see all of the spinoffs: