JAG is an American authorized drama tv present with a definite navy theme, created by Donald P. Bellisario, and produced by Belisarius Productions in affiliation with Paramount Community Tv. The primary season was co-produced with NBC Productions.

Initially conceived as a Prime Gun meets A Few Good Males, the pilot episode of JAG first aired on NBC on September 23, 1995; however the sequence was later canceled on Might 22, 1996 after ending 79th within the rankings, leaving one episode unaired. Rival community CBS picked up the sequence for a midseason alternative, starting on January 3, 1997. CBS’s choice to air JAG proved to be a great transfer, as JAG for a number of seasons climbed within the rankings and was on the air for 9 further seasons. JAG moreover spawned the hit sequence NCIS, which in flip spun off one other hit, NCIS: Los Angeles.

In whole, 227 episodes had been produced over 10 seasons and JAG was throughout its fifth season seen in over 100 international locations worldwide. JAG was so standard that it entered syndication early in 1999 and it’s nonetheless usually repeated.