This week on ‘NCIS: New Orleans’: All we need to know about Tuesday’s all-new …
January 5, 2016 - accent chair
“NCIS: New Orleans” starts off 2016 with a new partial Tuesday night (Jan. 5), though there’s a large “but.” This week’s partial is patrician “Sister City Part II” — though a uncover has never had an partial patrician “Sister City Part 1.” So what gives? Find a answer to that doubt and all else we need to know about this week’s new episode(s) below:
The basics: “Sister City Part II” is destined by array maestro James Hayman, holding his fifth spin in a series’ director’s chair, operative from a book by Christopher Silber. (Hayman’s prior “NCIS:NO” episodes embody a Season 1 culmination “My City” as good as Season 2’s “Shadow Unit.”)
As usual, it stars Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan, CCH Pounder and other array regulars. But check out this list of guest stars: Mark Harmon, Pauley Perrette, Michael Weatherly, Emily Wickersham and David McCallum.
Do those names sound familiar? They should. They’re expel regulars in “NCIS” — a array that spawned “NCIS: New Orleans” — and “Sister City Part II” is a second half of a two-hour crossover eventuality a sister array share this week. It will be preceded by a “NCIS” partial “Sister City Part I,” airing Tuesday (Jan. 5) during 7 p.m., and featuring Bakula et al., so die-hards will wish to make certain to adjust their DVRs accordingly.
The network synopsis: “While Special Agent Pride and a New Orleans group examine a Russian sleeper representative who was concerned with Abby’s brother, Luca (Tyler Ritter), Sebastian flies to D.C. to partner with Abby on a forensics in a case. Also, Bishop drives by a night to broach a package and work a box with a New Orleans team, on a end of a special two-hour crossover event.”
The lagniappe: Speaking of that expel list, locals will be happy to see another informed name gathering adult prominently: that of Bryan Batt, a internal “Mad Men” actor and Magazine Street boutique owner. Batt plays a impression identified in CBS broadside materials as Russian advisor Anton Pavlenko. Could that meant he shelves his New Orleans drawl in preference of a Russian accent? You’ll have to watch to find out, comrade.
Also in a expel is Tyler Ritter, a 30-year-old youngest son of a late John Ritter (“Three’s Company”), whose cook impression is suspected of poisoning everybody aboard a private jet he was supposed to be on.
“It’s really questionable that we somehow conduct to get off of this craft that we was contractually thankful to be on,” Ritter said, according to FOX411. “So we consider it’s protected to contend that they tilt me in. we get interrogated by both Agent Pride [Scott Bakula] and Agent Gibbs [Mark Hamon], that were dual opposite practice and both nerve-wracking and scary.”
When to watch: “Sister City Part I” front as partial of “NCIS” during 7 p.m. CT on Tuesday (Jan. 5). “Sister City Part II” front an hour later, during 8 p.m. CT, as partial of “NCIS: New Orleans.”
Where to watch: WWL-TV (Ch. 4).