×

‘NCIS’ Cast and Crew React to Showrunner Gary Glasberg’s Death

Following the death of Gary Glasberg, the showrunner of “NCIS” and creator of its spinoff “NCIS: New Orleans,” the CBS franchise’s cast and crew, as well as the rest of Hollywood, were quick to pay their respects.

The statement released on behalf of the “NCIS” cast and crew wrote, “Gary was our rock, our cheerleader, our team captain. He inspired us with his leadership, his creative instincts and keen insight. NCIS will not be the same without him, and each of us will miss his smiling face and unwavering humor, which lifted us every day.”

“What sad a day this is. Gary Glasberg was a gentle man and gentleman loved by so many people. Send your love to his family,” wrote Michael Weatherly.

“Our hearts are collectively broken,” Pauley Perrette penned. “Our #NCIS show runner and boss Gary Glasberg has passed away. In shock and sadness. There are no words.

Another “NCIS” actor, Joe Spano, added, “I will so miss his intelligence, enthusiasm, and joy.

Wilmer Valderrama, who just joined the cast this season, wrote “#NCIS has lost an incredible man & leader, Gary Glasberg I’m grateful 4 ur trust & love, till we meet again. We’ll make you proud #RIP.”

“NCIS: New Orleans” actress Shalita Grant wrote, “A sad day. You touched so many lives and careers. An awesome boss and a wonderful man. May you rest in peace Gary!”

Her costar, Rob Kerkovich, added, “Incredibly sad day for the NCIS and NCISNOLA family. He literally changed the course of my life, and was a true joy to be around. RIP Gary.”

“We are heartbroken by the sudden loss of our leader and friend Gary Glasberg,” “NCIS” actor Rocky Carroll wrote. “To my NCIS family, I wish I was with u on set today.”

Melinda McGraw, known as Diane Sterling in “NCIS” wrote, “Heart broken to hear of Gary Glasberg’s passing and sending love to his family and #NCIS family.”

“May prayers be with your two young boys, you changed my life. Period,” wrote “NCIS” actor Duane Henry.

KaDee Strickland wrote, “Deeply saddened to hear of my friend #GaryGlasberg passing. Truly, one of the kindest humans I’ve known.”

Jon Cryer, who guest starred on “NCIS,” wrote, “Gary brought me into #NCIS. I’m stunned to hear this. So grateful that I got to work with him.”

Hollywood Stars and Icons Lost in 2016

More TV

  • American dollars bills and coinsAmerican cash,

    Entertainment Biz Comes Under Fire for Assistants' Low Wages, Working Conditions

    It’s no secret that many assistants in Hollywood bear heavy workloads for low pay. But the entertainment industry’s labor practices when it comes to those workers have now become the subject of intense social-media scrutiny. TV writer and WGA board member Liz Alper shone a light on the issue Monday with the creation of the [...]

  • Megyn Kelly

    Tucker Carlson Plans Megyn Kelly Interview on Fox News Channel

    Megyn Kelly is returning to Fox News Channel – briefly. Tucker Carlson has scheduled an interview Wednesday with the former Fox News and NBC News anchor, who will make her first appearance on her former employer’s programming since leaving in early 2017. The “Tucker Carlson Tonight” segment would also mark Kelly’s first appearance on a [...]

  • Picture shows: Gemma Foster (SURANNE JONES)

    India's Hotstar to Remake BBC Thriller 'Doctor Foster'

    Hit BBC thriller “Doctor Foster” is to be remade in India following the sale of the scripted format to streaming platform Hotstar Specials. Disney-owned Hotstar has collaborated with BBC Studios to adapt the series for Indian audiences. Indian filmmakers Tigmanshu Dhulia and Aijza Khan are directing the show, which is yet to be titled and [...]

  • Facebook Logo

    Facebook Watch Signs Content Pact With France's M6, Unveils European Short-Form Slate

    Facebook Watch has inked a content pact with French channel M6 and unveiled a slate of short-form content from European digital publishers for the platform. The deal with M6 will see the French broadcaster place spinoff programming from some of its hit shows on Facebook Watch. M6 will run pre- and after-show clips, interviews, and [...]

  • TV News Roundup: Amazon Drops ‘Marvelous

    TV News Roundup: Amazon Releases ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season 3 Trailer

    In today TV’s news roundup, Amazon Prime Video releases the Season 3 trailer for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and Showtime announces Celeste Barber’s standup special premiere date.  DATES Showtime’s forthcoming comedy special “Celeste Barber: Challenge Accepted” will air Nov. 1.  This marks Barber’s televised standup debut. She is best-known for her viral Instagram hashtag #celestechallengedaccepted. [...]

  • Tom Succession

    'Succession': Matthew Macfadyen on the Status of 'Tomelette' After Season 2 Finale

    Matthew Macfadyen hasn’t even seen the second season finale of “Succession” yet, but says he wasn’t surprised by how it ended when he read the script. Over the course of the series, Macfadyen’s character Tom has suffered at the expense of the Roy family on personal and professional levels. Will he turn a new leaf [...]

  • Jason Sudeikis Apple

    Jason Sudeikis Sets Ted Lasso Comedy Series at Apple

    Jason Sudeikis is bringing his Ted Lasso character to Apple’s upcoming streaming service. Variety has learned that Apple TV Plus has given a series order to “Ted Lasso,” on which Sudeikis will star in addition to writing and executive producing. In the series, Sudeikis plays Lasso, an idealistic all-American football coach hired to manage an [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content