We are wondering has it really sunk in with NCIS fans that Cote de Pablo is leaving the snow. Perhaps they are still in a state of denial. The fact remains is that Cote is leaving the show and will make an appearance in the Season 11 premiere episode to tie up Ziva’s story. It is still unknown how they will wrap up here story.
At the CBS presentation for the Television Critics Association summer press tour, network President Les Moonves talked about the departure:
“We offered Cote de Pablo a lot of money” Moonves said. “And then we offered her even more money… We really didn’t want to lose her, we love her. We think she’s terrific… Ultimately she decided she didn’t want to do the show. It was her decision… We don’t like losing anybody. We did everything humanly possible [and] exhausted every possibility.”
The Season 11 premiere of NCIS kicks of on September 24th.