NCIS New Orleans Series 01 Overview (2014-2015)


The first season of NCIS: New Orleans, an American police procedural drama television series, originally aired on CBS from 23 September 2014, through 12 May 2015.

The season was produced by CBS Television Studios, with Gary Glasberg as showrunner and executive producer.

The pilot, which aired on 25 March 2014 to 01 April 2014, serves as the first of a two-part backdoor pilot during the eleventh season of NCIS (S11E18 and S11E19) and ordered to series in May 2014.

On 27 October 2014, CBS picked up NCIS: New Orleans for a full season of 23 episodes.


The first season of NCIS: New Orleans follows the work of Special Agent Dwayne Pride, who leads a New Orleans-based investigative team tasked with solving crimes involving the US Navy and Marine Corps.

Pride and Chris LaSalle work alongside new-transfer Meredith Brody, as they face the loss of friends (“Musician Heal Thyself”), battle a suspected plague outbreak (“Carrier”), and investigate cases including a brig break (“Breaking Brig”), a murder at a sorority house (“The Recruits”), a kidnapping that brings the FBI to New Orleans (“It Happened Last Night”), a murder at a cemetery on Halloween (“Master of Horror”), a death at Mardi Gras (“Love Hurts”), a bomber targeting Pride and his family (“Baitfish”), a case that calls for NCIS to work alongside CGIS (“The Abyss”), and a sailor who asks for his own murder to be investigated (“The Walking Dead”), all while facing the death of loved ones (“How Much Pain Can You Take?”).


  • Main:
    • Scott Bakula as Dwayne Cassius Pride, NCIS Senior Special Agent (SSA) assigned to the New Orleans Office.
    • Lucas Black as Christopher LaSalle, NCIS Senior Agent, second in command.
    • Zoe McLellan as Meredith Brody, NCIS Special Agent from the closed Chicago Field Office, recruited to the New Orleans office.
    • Rob Kerkovich as Sebastian Lund, Jefferson Parish Forensic Specialist for NCIS.
    • C. C. H. Pounder as Loretta Wade, Jefferson Parish Medical Examiner for NCIS.
  • Recurring:
    • Shalita Grant as Sonja Percy, ATF Special Agent.
    • Daryl Mitchell as Patton Plame, NCIS Computer Specialist.
    • Shanley Caswell as Laurel Pride, Dwayne Pride’s daughter.
    • Callie Thorne as Sasha Broussard, former member of the New Orleans Broussard crime syndicate.
    • Steven Weber as Douglas Hamilton, Republican New Orleans city councilman of District C.
    • John Livingston as Paul Jenks, former member of the New Orleans Broussard crime syndicate and Confidential Informant for Dwayne Pride.
    • Gillian Alexy as Savannah Kelly, long time love interest of LaSalle.
    • Dylan Walsh as Jim Messier, Captain with New Orleans Police Department.
    • Clayne Crawford as Cade LaSalle, Christopher LaSalle’s brother.
    • Dean Stockwell as Tom Hamilton, Douglas’ father.
    • Christopher Meyer as Danny Malloy, Loretta’s eldest foster son (C.J.’s brother).
    • Dani Dare as C.J. Malloy, Loretta’s youngest foster son (Danny’s brother).
    • Stacy Keach as Cassius Pride, Dwayne Pride’s imprisoned father.
  • Guests
    • Mark Harmon as Leroy Jethro Gibbs, NCIS Senior Special Agent (SSA) assigned to Washington’s Navy Yard.
    • Michael Weatherly as Anthony DiNozzo, NCIS Special Agent in Washington D.C., second in command.
    • Pauley Perrette as Abigail Sciuto, Forensic Specialist attached to NCIS in D.C.
    • Rocky Carroll as Leon Vance, NCIS Director stationed in D.C.
    • David McCallum as Dr. Donald Mallard, Chief Medical Examiner for NCIS in Washington D.C.
    • Joe Spano as Tobias Fornell, FBI Senior Special Agent assigned in D.C.
    • Diane Neal as Abigail Borin, CGIS Special Agent in Charge.
    • Meredith Eaton as Carol Wilson.

NCIS New Orleans Series 01

You can find a full index and overview of the NCIS Franchise here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Creators(s): Gary Glasberg.
  • Release Date: 23 September 2014 to 12 May 2015.
  • Running Time: 39-44 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.


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