‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: Everything to Know About the Upcoming Season 13

by Joe Rutland

‘NCIS: Los Angeles” is getting ready to launch Season 13 on CBS, so fans are interested in knowing what they need to watch for in the series.

First off, Chris O’Donnell, LL Cool J, Eric Christian Olsen, and Daniela Ruah are all coming back in their roles. Catch the season premiere on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 9 p.m. Eastern, 8 p.m. Central.

Also, expect to see more of Linda Hunt as “Hetty” Lange this season, according to an article from Parade Magazine.

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Adds Gerald McRaney as Full-Time Cast Member

Gerald McRaney joins the cast on a full-time basis as Retired Navy Admiral Hollace Kilbride. Now McRaney has been appearing as Kilbride in a recurring role since 2014 on “NCIS” Los Angeles.”

Keep an eye on Callen [O’Donnell] and Agent Anna Kolcheck [Bar Paly] for any sparks of romance this season. Callen had a ring to spring on Kolcheck last season but didn’t do it.

By the way, last season’s finale saw “Hetty” return to say goodbye to Nell Jones [Renee Felice Jones], who left NCIS to go work with Eric Beale [Barrett Foa] and his company in Tokyo.

For those “NCIS: Los Angeles” fans who may not be able to get in front of a TV, you have other options. Watch the live stream and on-demand on the CBS app as well as on Paramount+. Previous season episodes are also available on Paramount+ and are shown on USA Network, too.

Olsen Said Show’s Fans Should Expect ‘Chaos’ In Opening Scene

When it comes to the opening scene for this upcoming season of “NCIS: Los Angeles”, expect chaos and a shirtless Deeks.

The show’s official Twitter account posted a behind-the-scenes video. Olsen, sporting a mask, chats with one of the showrunners about the opening scene.

“We’re here in visual effects,” Olsen said before asking the showrunner to “Tell us more about your first scene.”

“Oh my god! You’re going to love it, but I can’t say,” the showrunner said. But he did say, “It’s going to be stormy. A dark and stormy night.”

Olsen said that he was “already here for” it. Olsen asked, “Then what?”

“There’s chaos” and “Things explode,” another person said. So you have that to look forward to when the show premieres in October.

“NCIS: Los Angeles” is the longest-running spinoff of “NCIS,” which stars Mark Harmon and David McCallum. There is a new “NCIS” spinoff, “NCIS: Hawai’i,” that starts up this season. “NCIS: New Orleans” was around for seven seasons on CBS before it was canceled after last season.

“NCIS: Hawai’i” stars Vanessa Lachey as agent Jane Tennant. It premieres on Monday, Sept. 20, at 10 p.m. Eastern, 9 p.m. Central. Other cast members include Alex Tarrant, Enver Gjokaj, and Noah Mills.