Friday, November 27

NCIS

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‘NCIS’: Maria Bello Leaving In Season 18

By ETOnline.com. 52 mins ago CPImages/EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT Maria Bello is eyeing an exit. The actress will depart “NCIS” in the upcoming 18th season, ET has confirmed. Bello, who joined CBS’ long-running procedural as Dr. Jacqueline Sloane in season 15, will appear in eight episodes before exiting the series. Deadline first reported Bello’s exit. “NCIS” was one of hundreds of productions forced to cut its season short due to the coronavirus shutdown, meaning its 20th episode — featuring guest star Christopher Lloyd — served as a makeshift season finale. Before the pandemic forced “NCIS” to hit pause, it was an episode away from filming its landmark 400th hour. Wilmer Valderrama spoke with ET over Zoom back in April, where he shared he’s bee...