Surf's Up! NCIS: Sydney Makes a Splash as Filming Begins Down Under

Filming has started for the first international series of NCIS, set in Sydney and featuring local Australian actors and producers. The show is set to launch in 2023 after a deal between Paramount Plus Australia and Network Ten. The popular drama series, which was recently renewed for a 19th season with star Mark Harmon returning as Leroy Jethro Gibbs, attracts an average of 12 million viewers per episode and has spawned spin-offs including NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans (which was canceled after seven seasons), and NCIS: Hawaii, which debuted this fall.

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