'NCIS: New Orleans' Season 7: Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about the CBS police procedural

'NCIS: New Orleans' Season 7: Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about the CBS police procedural
Scott Bakula (CBS)

We hardly remember how life in The Big Easy used to be. It feels like an awful long time that we saw Scott Bakula, Rob Kerkovich, CCH Pounder, Daryl Mitchell, Vanessa Ferlito, Necar Zadegan, and Charles Michael Davis together on 'NCIS: New Orleans'. Production of the series had been halted due to the coronavirus pandemic but on September 21, they had reportedly resumed shooting. Now as the show returns early in November, catch up with the ongoings on the show with our Season 6 finale recap here.


Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming Season 7 of 'NCIS: New Orleans'. 

Release date

Season 7 of 'NCIS: New Orleans' begins airing on CBS on Sunday, November 8, 2020, at 9:30/ 8:30c.


According to the official synopsis of the show, "'NCIS: New Orleans' is a drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases involving military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment, and decadence. Leading the team is Special Agent Dwayne Pride, aka 'King' a native of New Orleans who is driven by his need to do what is right. This colorful city that harbors a dark side is a magnet for service personnel on leave and when overindulgence is followed by trouble, Pride's team is at its best."



Scott Bakula as Dwayne Pride aka King

Scott Bakula arrives at the Los Angeles special screening of Hallmark Channel's "A Christmas Love Story" at Montage Beverly Hills on October 21, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images)

Bakula's character is "driven by his need to do what is right". The actor is best known for his work as Sam Beckett as 'Quantum Leap' - a role for which he won four Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award - as Captain Jonathan Archer on 'Star Trek: Enterprise'. He is also known for his performance in 'Men of a Certain Age' and 'Looking'. 


Charles Michael Davis as Quentin Carter

Charles Michael Davis attends the "Younger" Season 5 Premiere Party at Cecconi's Dumbo on June 4, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York. (Getty Images)

Charles' character is described as "a brash NCIS Special Agent who is the replacement for agent Christopher LaSalle". The actor is known for his role as Marcel Gerard on 'The Originals'. 


Vanessa Ferlito as Tammy Gregorio

Actress Vanessa Ferlito arrives at the 31st Annual People's Choice Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on January 9, 2005 in Pasadena, California. (Getty Images)

Ferlito's character of Tammy is a former FBI Agent who was sent to New Orleans to investigate NCIS and then joined Pride's team. The actress is best known for her role of Detective Aiden Burn in 'CSI: NY'. She is also known for her work in 'Shadowboxer', 'Spider-Man 2', 'Man of the House', 'Death Proof', 'Madea Goes to Jail', 'Julie & Julia', 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' and 'Stand Up Guys'.


Necar Zadegan as Special Agent Hannah Khoury

Necar Zadegan arrives at Audi Celebrates the 71st Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on September 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Zadegan's character is described as "a seasoned agent who specializes in international counter-intelligence and has spent most of her career on overseas assignments". The actress is best known for her role of Dalia Hassan on '24' and Delia Banai on 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce'. She is also known for 'The Good Doctor', 'Here and Now', and 'Star Trek: Picard'. 


Rob Kerkovich as Sebastian Lund

Rob Kerkovich attends the screening of "NCIS: New Orleans" at the National WWII Museum on September 17, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Getty Images)

Kerkovich plays the role of Sebastian Lund, "a brilliant scientist who left the lab and after much training, became an agent". The actor is also known for his work on 'Cloverfield', 'The Rebound' and 'Still Waiting....'.


CCH Pounder as Dr Loretta Wade

CCH Pounder attends Alfre Woodard's 11th Annual Sistahs' Soirée Presented by Morgan Stanley With Absolut Elyx on February 05, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Pounder plays the role of Dr Loretta Wade, the medical examiner "who is as eccentric as she is smart". The actress is best known for her role of Dr Angela Hicks in 'ER' and Detective Claudette Wyms in 'The Shield'. 



'NCIS: New Orleans' was created by Gary Glasberg, who was the showrunner of the OG show 'NCIS'. The third season was the last season produced by him. Since his death, the show has been entrusted with several directors including James Hayman, James Whitmore Jr, Mary Lou Belli, Gordon Lonsdale, Tessa Blake and LeVar Burton among others. 


There is no official trailer for Season 7 of 'NCIS: New Orleans'. MEAWW will update this article when it is released. 


Where to watch

'NCIS: New Orleans' is set to return for its season 7 premiere on CBS on November 8, 2020, at  9:30 pm. ET and at 9pm PT.

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