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Question is, where is the money coming from, which territory? That should answer the question.

Speaking of…

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looking at This 2017 Variety article on the purchase of 10 by CBS and the first line: Is it time for “NCIS:Sydney”?

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Well you’d think that using Australian funding and being aired on the ABC, you know the Australian broadcaster using Australian taxpayer money that should be enough to warrant having an Australian cast.

I’m sure it would be very easy to mandate to have all Australian actors, they seem to manage it when it comes to diversity quotas.

They all benefit from Australian tax breaks and usually government backed assistance in some form, so largely the money is coming from Australia and Australians.

I don’t think it has anything to do with money financed (Troppo will only get made if Thomas Jane stars!) , just the misguided notion that people are drawn to known names and that they think this sells the show better internationally and gets people more excited here. It’s disheartening that Australian stories are being told via foreign actors.

CBS has revealed synopses for the first ever NCIS/NCIS: Hawai’i crossover (spoiler alert)

It is scheduled to air in America on March 28 and in Australia on March 29. Given NCIS: Hawai’i is currently only available on Paramount+, 10 may make an exception and air the entire crossover in place of NCIS: Los Angeles.

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Crossover episodes

Tuesday 29 March
08:30 pm NCIS S19 E17
09:30 pm NCIS: Hawaii S01 E17

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It is in fact NCIS: Hawai’i episode 18 (episode 17 is now available on P+).

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That’ll be the first episode of Hawaii I watch, see how we go.

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Polo is set to play Vivian Kolchak, Alden Parker’s (Gary Cole) ex-wife and former FBI agent.

The first season of NCIS: Hawai’i, which recently finished on Paramount+, will have its FTA screening on 10 on Sundays from June 5 after MasterChef. Two episodes have previously been shown: the pilot and the crossover episode with NCIS.

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The new seasons of NCIS and NCIS Hawai’i will start with a two-part crossover event on September 19 on CBS. It will be the second crossover involving the two shows.

NCIS: Los Angeles doesn’t start its new season until October 9.

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