(Los Angeles, CA) Cote de Pablo, one of the stars of NCIS will not be back for the entire 11th season of the network’s hit drama.
de Pablo has confirmed she will be on the show long enough to conclude the story line for her character Ziva David to finish her storyline.
de Pablo’s departure was reportedly her choice.
Season 11 premieres September 24 on WREG News Channel 3.
In a statement, de Pablo said “I’ve had 8 great years with NCIS and Ziva David. 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.”