The spinoff of the popular naval drama, which stars LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell, premiered on CBS in the US last week with an impressive 18.3 million viewers.
"We're delighted to have acquired NCIS: Los Angeles from CBS Studios International, following its incredible success in the US," said Sarah Wright, head of acquisitions at Sky1. "It is a fast-paced, action-packed drama which we know our customers will love and will be a great addition to our existing acquisitions."
NCIS: Los Angeles launches Wednesday, October 21 on Sky1. The original series will continue to air on FX and Five.