The TV world just suffered a huge loss.
On Wednesday, NCIS showrunner Gary Glasberg passed away at only 50 years old. CBS confirmed the executive producer died in his sleep.
The cast and crew of the wildly popular crime series issued a statement about Gary's sad passing, saying:
"Gary was our rock, our cheerleader, our team captain. He inspired us with his leadership, his creative instincts and [his] keen insight. NCIS will not be the same without him, and each of us will miss his smiling face and unwavering humor, which lifted us every day."
The show also took to Twitter to share the statement, along with a black-and-white photo of the late EP.
See the touching tribute (below):