Nellie Andreeva

CBS‘ midseason drama Intelligence, originally slated for a post-Olympics launch on February 24, will premiere on January 13 after a preview on January 7 behind an original episode of CBS’ biggest drama series, NCIS. Airing in the Monday 10 PM slot, Intelligence will succeed Hostages, which will finish its 15-episode freshman season on January 6. That makes for a continuous year-round original drama presence in the hour, with Under The Dome segueing to Hostages, which will be immediately followed by Intelligence. Intelligence stars Josh Holloway as a high-tech intelligence operative enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain. CSI alumna Marg Helgenberger stars as Lillian Strand, the Director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports Gabriel and oversees the unit’s missions. Meghan Ory plays the third lead in the series, from executive producers Michael Seitzman, Tripp Vinson and Barry Schindel, ABC Television Studios and CBS Television Studios.

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