Heading to PrimeTime – Ray Mabus appearing on CBS’ NCIS

CBS says the real-life Navy secretary, Ray Mabus, will try a different role when he appears on the network’s hit drama “NCIS.”

Mabus will play an NCIS investigator on a Thanksgiving-themed episode airing Nov. 24. The network says he visited the Los Angeles set two weeks ago to film his scenes.

NCIS stands for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. Another government official to be on the show was David Brant, former director of NCIS. He appeared in an episode that aired in November 2005.

“NCIS” stars Mark Harmon and David McCallum.

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