CBS Entertainment has released the Official Synopsis of NCIS: New Orleans episode “Close to Home” (5.08) that will be aired on Tuesday, November 20 at 10:00-11:00 PM.

Guest Stars Include Octavio Rodriguez as Mateo Diaz and Jason Alan Carvell as Jimmy Boyd, Pride’s Brother.


The NCIS team places Mateo Diaz (Octavio Rodriguez), a high school gang member turned informant, in protective custody while they investigate the murder of his junior reserve officers’ training corps instructor. Also, Pride needs his brother Jimmy Boyd’s (Jason Alan Carvell) help to gain Mateo’s trust.

“NCIS: New Orleans” is starring Scott Bakula (Special Agent Dwayne Pride), Lucas Black (Special Agent Christopher Lasalle), Vanessa Ferlito (Special Agent Tammy Gregorio), ob Kerkovich (Forensic Agent Sebastian Lund), Daryl “Chill” Mitchell (Investigative Computer Specialist Patton Plame) and CCH Pounder (Dr. Loretta Wade).

Guest Cast are Jason Alan Carvell (Jimmy Boyd), Marcos Palma (Leo Reyes), Octavio Rodriguez (Mateo Diaz), Reggie Lee (ASAC Steven Thompson), Robert Neary (Officer Carter), Tori Kostic (Mari Foster), James Evermore (Milton Gordon), Lisa Young (Administrator Darcy Paterson), Rhonda Dents (Alma), Sherri Eakin Sande (Sergeant Kate Dunn), Christian Mann (Winded Recruit).


NCIS: New Orleans is a drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in the Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence. This colorful city that harbors a dark side is a magnet for service personnel on leave, and when overindulgence is followed by trouble, Pride’s team is at its best.

NCIS: New Orleans is from CBS Television Studios with executive producers Garry Glasberg, Mark Harmon, Jeffrey Lieber and James Hayman.

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