PUBLISHED: 12:54, Wed, Nov 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 12:54, Wed, Nov 4, 2020
NCIS: New Orleans airs on CBS and back in May 2020 the series was renewed for a seventh season. The police procedural drama is a spin-off to the original NCIS series, and it is the third series forming part of the NCIS franchise. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about how many episodes are in NCIS New Orleans season seven.
The New Orleans spin-off of NCIS follows the Naval Criminal Investigative Service agents who are led by Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride (played by Scott Bakula).
The crimes in this series involve the US Navy and Marine Corps, and this season will introduce some new characters.
The seventh instalment will be available to watch on CBS from 9.30pm ET on November 8, and each episode thereafter will air weekly at the same time.
The series is also available to watch on Fox in the UK, with the episodes airing on Saturday at 5pm.
The synopsis for the upcoming season says: "Special Agent Dwayne Pride continues to clean up the streets of the Big Easy from its dark underworld of crime, and he won’t rest until justice is served."
The episodes will also be available to watch online on Fox UK and CBS All Access, and they have all been given unique titles.
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NCIS New Orleans: The main cast will be back for the season 7 episodes (Image: CBS/GETTY)
NCIS New Orleans: Dwayne and Rita during the pandemic (Image: CBS/GETTY)
Titles for the first three episodes have been revealed, and they include Something in the Air: Part 1, Something in the Air: Part 2 and One of Our Own.
The seventh season will be made up of 16 episodes, making it slightly shorter than other seasons which have contained up to 24 episodes.
Each of the episodes will run for about 40 minutes, and the titles of the remaining episodes will be made available as the episodes air weekly.
CBS reported how the coronavirus pandemic had forced a number of series to be cut short, including NCIS: New Orleans. NCIS and NCIS: LA will be made up of 16 episodes and 18 episodes respectively.
The news was shared by Deadline and one fan said: "I really hope that nobody complains about the shortness of episodes. We should applaud everyone that’s in the cast and crew of production of these programs.
"They have given everything they could possibly do to project the audience with. So I