NCIS: New Orleans first appeared in late 2014 as one of the spin-offs of the NCIS franchise, and unfortunately the drama was canceled after seven seasons on the air. Lead protagonist Scott Bakula, who gave life to Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride, broke the silence about how he felt about the show’s closing news.
NCIS: New Orleans is a crime action drama that represents the third series derived from the franchise NCIS, which officially premiered with its first season through CBS in September 2014, after airing a couple of introductory episodes between March and April of the same year.
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The CBS drama kept star Scott Bakula, who gave life to Special Agent Dwayne ‘King’ Cassius Pride at the head of the team from the first to seventh installment that will come to an end with the final episode has scheduled to air on May 16.
As we know, in mid-February this year CBS officially announced that NCIS: New Orleans would reach its end after 7 successful seasons appearing on fan screens.
Although CBS did not reveal why it made the decision not to renew NClS: New Orleans, it announced that a new series derived from the same franchise initially called NCIS: Hawaii, and now NCIS: Hawaii’i was being born at the time.
Turns out in a new interview NCIS star Scott Bakula claimed he was as baffled as fans when CBS’s bad news came along about the decision to end the drama with Season 7.
Scott Bakula, the 66-year-old man told TV Insider that he was surprised by the news, given the strong ratings that NCIS: New Orleans always maintained. Here’s what the actor said to the specialized site:
“Being this last season, coming out in the middle of a pandemic, I didn’t think it was going to happen. I’m surprised the show was canceled.”
“I appreciate you stay with us and support us and transfer that to the whole planet. We are in [more than] 200 markets worldwide,” the actor added.
“We’ve had a great run. I’ve been very supported. They seem to like the show, they like the stories we tell, the characters on the show, and that’s why we do it.”
Scott also thanked fans for following the show as it progressed through various time slots. The drama initially aired tuesdays at 9 p.m. on CBS, before moving on to Sundays at 10 p.m. For season six