NCIS: New Orleans is an American television series combining elements of the military drama and police procedural genres that airs on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. It premiered on September 23, 2014, as part of the 2014–15 television season, following its parent series NCIS.
The pilot was written by Gary Glasberg. The series' executive producers are Glasberg, Mark Harmon, Jeffrey Lieber, and James Hayman. The series is set and filmed in New Orleans.
Led by Agent Dwayne Pride, the New Orleans office of NCIS handles cases from the Mississippi River to the Texas Panhandle. Special Agent Chris Lasalle and his partner Special Agent Meredith Brody originally from the Great Lakes Office, work with Pride to ensure the safety of the once hurricane stricken Crescent City.
NCIS: New Orleans is the second spin-off from NCIS and also is loosely connected to JAG, which the main NCIS was a spin-off from. NCIS: New Orleans is further loosely connected to JAG via Mclellan, Zoe who portrayed Petty Officer First Class Jennifer Coates in JAG and is portraying Meredith Brody in NCIS: New Orleans.