Actors Paukey Perrette (L), Michael Weatherly (C) and Emily Wickersham (R), from the television show "NCIS" pose at the CBS Studios rooftop summer soiree in West Hollywood, California May 18, 2015. Reuters/Danny Moloshok

“NCIS” season 14 episode 11 titled “Willoughby” is highly-anticipated especially after the last Christmas episode ended on a good note with Ducky’s (David McCallum) makeshift family reunion and rest of the cast exchanging gifts.

‘NCIS’ season 14 episode 11 spoilers

“NCIS” season 14 episode 11 is likely to be based on an undercover operation in which NCIS team will take part. NCIS would search for new leads to apprehend the case of a businessman who used the means of terror in order to manipulate the stock market. Bishop (Emily Wickersham) and Qasim (Rafi Silver) will work together in the case. Hence, the fans will get to see more of Qasim in the forthcoming episodes of the series.

Furthermore, there are still a lot of new characters that the fans want to know more about. It is expected that “NCIS” season 14 episode 11, in particular, will shed light on Alexandra Quinn (Jennifer Esposito), Nick Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) and Clayton Reeves (Duane Henry).

‘NCIS’ season 14 episode 11 speculations

“NCIS” season 14 episode 11 is surrounded by the rumours of cancellation. This comes after ratings of “NCIS” season 14 witnessed a major drop in the previous episodes. However, there is no official word on that yet.

Fans blamed Michael Weatherly’s absence in the season for its dipping TRPs and thereafter rumours were abuzz that he might return for the second instalment of the season.

Meanwhile, Mark Harmon is rumoured to leave the show after his doctor advised him to take care of his health. Furthermore, it is said that Weatherly is not keen on making a comeback following the news of Harmon’s exit. Nothing can be said to be confirmed as of now unless an official announcemnt is made.

“NCIS” season 14 episode 11 will air on Jan. 3.

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