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NCIS Season 16: Diona Reasonover Promoted to Series Regular After Pauley Perrette’s Exit

NCIS Season 16: Diona Reasonover Promoted to Series Regular After Pauley Perrette’s Exit

Diona Reasonover has some big shoes — or combat boots — to fill.

The actress has been promoted to series regular for “NCIS” Season 16 after having previously guest starred in three episodes of the drama, a representative from CBS told TheWrap.

Her character, Kasie Hines, replaces forensic scientist Abby Sciuto, the fan favorite played by actress Pauley Perrette for 15 seasons. Kasie was originally hired as a graduate assistant before receiving Abby’s blessing to join the team and the lab.

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Perrette’s brilliant pigtailed, goth-chic character said her final goodbyes to the NCIS team in May after a close brush with death and the actual death of her colleague in last season’s episode, “Two Steps Back.”

At the time, Perrette was the most-liked female primetime star on TV, according to the Q Scores Company. Other crime show actresses,

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