There are a number of big changes coming to CBS’ schedule in the new year, and a big one impacts NCIS: New Orleans season 6.
So what is going on here? It’s as simple as the show moving to a new night for the first time in its run — Sundays. The Scott Bakula drama will not air during the month of January, as FBI: Most Wanted is currently poised to take over its timeslot starting on Tuesday, January 7. Instead, what is going to happen here is that it will end up returning on Sunday, February 16 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern, where it will follow up NCIS: Los Angeles and create a new night of NCIS-related programming. Remember that Madam Secretary is only airing a ten-episode final season, and because of that, there is some room in the schedule for another show to come over.
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Does this premiere date mean some bad news when it comes to the future of NCIS: New Orleans? At the moment, we’d argue that it’s fair to at least have a few fears on the subject. Just think about it this way — Sundays at 10:00 p.m. Eastern have been one of the hardest timeslots for any show out there, especially since there’s a lot of competition and there are also a number of people who like to go to bed early to start off the work week right. We do think that this is a move CBS is making to stabilize the timeslot rather than kill off NCIS: New Orleans, but you don’t know how the show is going to fare until it premieres.
Unless the series tanks out in the numbers — which we suppose could happen, given the recent loss of Lucas Black — we think that it will be back for another season. We’ll just have to wait and see how the audience adjusts over the next few weeks to a completely new era of the franchise.
What do you think about NCIS: New Orleans moving to Sunday nights?
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