CBS' 'NCIS: New Orleans' season 6: Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know about the youngest 'NCIS' series

Both Special Agent Dwayne Pride (Scott Bakula) and Christopher Lasalle (Lucas Black) will deal with family issues in season 6. Pride’s mother and half-brother, Jimmy Boyd, have already made an appearance in season 5. The sixth season could see Pride’s family get a bigger role


                            CBS' 'NCIS: New Orleans' season 6: Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know about the youngest 'NCIS' series

After tracking Apollyon, a deadly underground spy network, in Season 5, 'NCIS: New Orleans' is set to explore community-based cases with more personal stakes in the upcoming Season 6. Both Special Agent Dwayne Pride (Scott Bakula) and Christopher Lasalle (Lucas Black) will also deal with family issues.

Pride’s mother and half-brother, Jimmy Boyd, have already made an appearance in Season 5. The sixth season could see Pride’s family get a bigger role, according to a TV Insider interview with Scott Bakula.  

Release Date:

'NCIS: New Orleans' or, NCIS NOLA as fans call it, will premiere its sixth season Tuesday night, September 24, at 9 p.m. CST on CBS. 

Plot:

'NCIS: New Orleans' follows the fictional team of Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) agents who are stationed in New Orleans, Louisiana, covering the territory between the Mississippi River to the Texas Panhandle. Led by Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride, the team investigates crimes that involve United States Navy and Marine Corps personnel.

Cast: 

Scott Bakula in a still from 'NCIS: New Orleans' (CBS)

Scott Bakula plays Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride. Bakula won four Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award for his role as Sam Beckett on 'Quantum Leap'.

Lucas Black in a still from 'NCIS: New Orleans' (CBS)

The series' also stars Lucas Black as Christopher LaSalle, a former Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy recruited by Bakula's Pride character following Hurricane Katrina. He has starred in 'American Gothic' and films like 'Sling Blade', 'The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift', 'Friday Night Lights', 'Jarhead' and 'Cold Mountain'. He is set to appear in 'Fast & Furious 7'.

CCH Pounder at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on June 14, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty)

C. C. H. Pounder stars as Dr. Loretta Wade, the resident coroner who helps the NCIS by examining bodies during their crime investigations. Pounder has received four Emmy Award nominations for her roles in the television series 'The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency', 'ER', 'The X-Files' and 'The Shield'. Additional television credits include 'Warehouse 13', 'Sons of Anarchy', 'Revenge' and 'Law & Order: SVU'.

Creator: 

Christopher Silber replaces the previous showrunner, Brad Kern, after misconduct allegations broke. Silber could moving production from New Orleans if the abortion bill goes through in the state, saying, "it would be unconscionable to me to continue production in a state that enacts a draconian law putting women’s health and rights at risk".

Trailer: 

The trailer for Season 21 is not out yet. Watch this space for updates. 

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