June 25 (UPI) -- Wilmer Valderrama has signed two deals with CBS including one to keep him on NCIS and another for his WV Entertainment studio to develop projects for the network.
The actor, who portrays Special Agent Nick Torres on NCIS, will be returning for the long-running drama's upcoming 16th season with the option to return for a potential 17th season, Deadline reported.
Valderrama joined NCIS in Season 14 with first contract coming to an end with Season 15.
WV Entertainment meanwhile, has signed a first-look deal with CBS to develop scripted and unscripted projects with a focus on diversity.
"As someone who immigrated to the United States at 14 years old, I am immensely passionate about this opportunity to create engaging and culturally relevant projects with CBS Television Studios," Valderrama said in a statement.
Valderrama has produced through WV Entertainment The Hollywood Puppet Show for Fuse, Handy Manny for Playhouse Disney and Douglas Family Gold for Oxygen. He is producing and will be voicing upcoming animated film Charming.