Cote de Pablo, Michael Weatherly
Sorry, Tiva fans: Cote de Pablo really will be leaving NCIS this season. And although we expected her character to get written out, is it possible the series will go so far as to kill Ziva?
Cote de Pablo exiting NCIS
That question is certainly raised in the sneak peek below as Homeland Security Director Tom Morrow (Alan Dale) says that Ziva is a target. Still, the promo does offer up some hope as Ziva and Tony (Michael Weatherly) are reunited — though that's likely short-lived given Pablo's impending exit.
In July, it was announced that De Pablo would be leaving NCIS for undisclosed reasons. "I've had eight great years with NCIS and Ziva David," De Pablo said in a statement at the time. "I have huge respect and affection for Mark, Gary, Michael, David, Rocky, Pauley, Brian, Sean, all of the team and CBS. I look forward to finishing Ziva's story."
Will you miss Ziva? How do you think she should leave the series?
NCIS returns Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 8/7c on CBS.
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