10 Hopes for 'NCIS: Los Angeles' Season 12

Meredith Jacobs
NCIS: Los Angeles Season 12 Hopes
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NCIS: Los Angeles is entering its 12th season on a roll and showing no signs of slowing down (or decreasing the explosions, of course).

There's so much to love about the series, whether it's the different relationships among the team and the partners, the romances, the characters, the action, and the cases. And Season 11 left off with characters and storylines in places that have us excited for what's next.

Hetty, Nell & More of the 'NCIS: LA' Team Who Have Decisions to Make in Season 12See Also

Hetty, Nell & More of the 'NCIS: LA' Team Who Have Decisions to Make in Season 12

Will Hetty retire? Who will replace her? Will the team gain a member?

What does Hetty's (Linda Hunt) eventual retirement mean for her team — Sam (LL Cool J), Callen (Chris O'Donnell), Kensi (Daniela Ruah), Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen), Eric (Barrett Foa), the on-vacation Nell (Renée Felice Smith), and Fatima (Medalion Rahimi)? What about the agents' personal relationships and ongoing mysteries?

Scroll down as we share our Season 12 hopes across the board for that and more.

NCIS: Los Angeles, Season 12, Fall 2020, CBS