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Freshman spinoff dramas “NCIS: Hawai’i” and “FBI: International”, which are both capitalizing on their familiar brands, are now the first new series to be picked up for the full season. Once upon a time, a new network series would receive an initial 13-episode season (with a backend order of nine more episodes if picked up for the full season, taking it to 22). The Eye net has not said how many additional episodes it has ordered.
About NCIS: HAWAI`I
The world’s most successful television series continues on the seductive shores of the Aloha State with “NCIS: Hawai’i” where the first female special agent in charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor, Jane Tennant (Vanessa Lachey), has thrived and risen through the ranks by equal parts confidence and strategy in a system that has pushed back on her every step of the way. Together with her unwavering team of specialists, they balance duty to family and country while investigating high-stakes crimes involving military personnel, national security and the mysteries of the sun-drenched island paradise itself. “NCIS: Hawai’i” stars Vanessa Lachey, Alex Tarrant, Noah Mills, Yasmine Al-Bustami, Jason Antoon, Tori Anderson and Kian Talan. Matt Bosack, Jan Nash and Christopher Silber are executive producers for CBS Studios.
About FBI: INTERNATIONAL
From Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf, fast-paced drama “FBI: International” is the third iteration of the successful “FBI” brand that follows the elite operatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s International Fly Team. Headquartered in Budapest, they travel the world with the mission of tracking and neutralizing threats against American citizens wherever they may be, relying on intelligence, quick thinking and pure brawn as they put their lives on the line to protect the U.S. and its people. Always at the scene where American interests are at risk, “FBI” International” is a globe-trotting depiction of law enforcement overseas. The series stars Luke Kleintank, Heida Reed, Carter Redwood, Vinessa Vidotto and Christiane Paul. Dick Wolf, Derek Haas, Matt Olmstead, Michael Katleman, Arthur Forney and Peter Jankowski are the executive producers. The series is produced by Wolf Entertainment and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with CBS Studios.