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NCIS: NEW ORLEANS
Air Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on CBS
Episode Title: (#NO421/422) "Checkmate, Part I & II"
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PRIDE ASSEMBLES AN OFF-THE-BOOKS TEAM TO SEARCH FOR A LOOPHOLE WHEN HE FACES A GRAND JURY INDICTMENT FOR ABUSE OF POWER, ON BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES OF THE FOURTH SEASON FINALE OF "NCIS: NEW ORLEANS," TUESDAY, MAY 15

Guest Stars Include Tom Arnold as Hacker Elvis Bertrand, Riann Steele as Retired Green Beret Sydney Halliday, Mark Gessner as Journalist Oliver Crane, John Cothran, Jr. as Attorney Elliott Newman and Lou Diamond Phillips as Deputy Chief Gossett

"Checkmate, Part I" and "Checkmate, Part II" - Pride assembles an off-the-books team with hacker Elvis Bertrand (Tom Arnold)
, retired Green Beret Sydney Halliday (Riann Steele)
journalist Oliver Crane (Mark Gessner)
and attorney Elliott Newman (John Cothran, Jr.), to search for a loophole when he faces a grand jury indictment for abuse of power. Also, Pride and the team uncover a sinister plot during the New Orleans Tricentennial Fleet Week celebration, on back-to-back episodes of the fourth season finale of NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, Tuesday, May 15 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Lou Diamond Phillips guest stars as Deputy Chief Gossett.

REGULAR CAST:

Scott Bakula (Special Agent Dwayne Pride)
Lucas Black (Special Agent Christopher Lasalle)
Rob Kerkovich (Forensic Agent Sebastian Lund)
Daryl "Chill" Mitchell (Patton Plame)
Vanessa Ferlito (Special Agent Tammy Gregorio)
CCH Pounder (Dr. Loretta Wade)

"CHECKMATE, PART I" CREDITS:

GUEST CAST:

Tom Arnold (Elvis Bertrand)
Lou Diamond Phillips (Deputy Chief Gossett)
Riann Steele (Sydney Halliday)
Mark Gessner (Oliver Crane)
John Cothran, Jr. (Attorney Elliott Newman)

WRITTEN BY: Brad Kern

DIRECTED BY: Jim Hayman

"CHECKMATE, PART II" CREDITS:

GUEST CAST:

Lou Diamond Phillips (Deputy Chief Gossett)
Riann Steele (Sydney Halliday)
Mark Gessner (Oliver Crane)
John Cothran, Jr. (Attorney Elliott Newman)

WRITTEN BY: Christopher Silber

DIRECTED BY: James Whitmore, Jr.

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NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (CBS)
Returns Tuesday, September 24
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/23/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
6 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2019-20 season (the show's sixth) on 4/22/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2019) TUESDAYS - Tuesday's dominant lineup remains intact. NCIS, the #1 drama on television for nine of the last 10 seasons, opens the night at 8:00 PM, where it delivers 16 million viewers each week. At 9:00 PM, the #1 new series on television, FBI returns for its sophomore season, followed by time-period winner NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, starring Scott Bakula at 10:00 PM, capping the evening of top-rated dramas.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· CCH Pounder as Loretta Wade
· Daryl "Chill" Mitchell as Patton Plame
· Lucas Black as Christopher Lasalle
· Rob Kerkovich as Sebastian Lund
· Scott Bakula as Dwayne Pride
· Vanessa Ferlito as Tammy Gregorio
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Shalita Grant as Sonja Percy
· Zoe McLellan as Meredith "Merri" Brody
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gary Glasberg as CRTR/EP
· James Whitmore, Jr. as DIR (Pilot)
· Jeffrey Lieber as EP
· Mark Harmon as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios