I was invited yesterday for the special media preview of NCIS 7 at Ponticello Cafe Ristorante in Makati. FOX executives namely Jude Turcuato and Charo Espedido was there to grace the event and SPIT or The Silly People's Improv Theatre with their frontman, Gabe Mercado was also present to entertain the audience.
Fox International Channels (FIC) ushers in the 7th season of NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) with the first ever roadblock in Philippine television history. NCIS pilot episode Truth or Consequences aired simultaneously on Fox Channel (Sky Cable Channel 50) Star Movies, Star World, Foxcrime, FX, and Channel V on August 16, 2010 at 9:50 p.m.
The TV roadblock in all FIC entertainment channels will allow millions of NCIS Filipino fans to see the suspense-filled and action-packed episode that drew a record 20.6 million viewers when it premiered in the United States.
NO. 1 RATED SCRIPTED SERIES IN THE US
NCIS’ brilliant combination of wit and action, intriguing storylines involving the US Navy and Marine Corps, character-driven plots, and fantastic ensemble acting has enabled the police procedural drama TV series to consistently stay in the 4th spot in the US charts during its season 7 run.
TV’s no. 1 drama series became a top 10 program in the US starting in the fifth season, averaging 15.65 million viewers. The next two seasons saw the TV series jump to 5th, averaging 17.89 million, and 4th, 19.33 million viewers.
NCIS tells the story of a Major Case Response Team (MCRT) at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. The MCRT investigates all crimes involving the United States Navy and Marine Corps.
NCIS is led by supervisory special agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon, The West Wing), senior field agent Tony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly, Dark Angel), special agent Timothy McGee (Sean Murray, Boston Public), and probationary special agent Ziva David (Cote de Pablo, The Jury).
Helping the team are chief medical examiner Dr. Ducky Mallard (David McCallum, Sex and the City), forensics specialist Abby Sciuto (Pauley Perrette, CSI), and NCIS director Leon Vance (Rocky Carroll, Boston Legal). NCIS season 7 airs first in Asia exclusively on FOX Channel every Monday at 10 p.m.
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