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Ted Danson, George Eads, Jorja Fox, Paul Guilfoyle, Eric Szmanda, Robert David Hall, Elisabeth Harnois, David Berman, Wallace Langham, Elisabeth Shue, Marg Helgenberger, Laurence Fishburne, Liz Vassey, Lauren Lee Smith

CBS Clarifies 'CSI' Series Finale Promo

February 12, 2015 01:02:34

"" is not coming to an end. A CBS executive takes it to Twitter to set the record straight after a promo for a so-called "series finale" airing during the recent episode of the long-running forensic procedural show sent fans into frenzy.

"Dear Twitter chatter. Eyeliner graphic promoting this weekend's #CSI mistakenly said 'Series Finale.' It's the 'Season Finale,' " Chris Ender wrote. "We would never cancel a show in a promo five days before broadcast, especially one that has been this important to the Network."


George Eads Leaving 'CSI' After 15 Seasons

November 25, 2014 08:11:07

, the last original cast member of "", will leave the show after 15 seasons. The actor who has played CSI Nick Stokes since the series' pilot will quit after the current season.

According to TV Guide which first reported the news, his character's departure will be connected to the resolution of the Gig Harbor Killer case, but it's unknown whether or not Stokes will be killed off.


Carol Mendelsohn Quits as 'CSI' Co-Showrunner After 14 Seasons

June 12, 2014 01:06:44

"" bids farewell to one of its long-standing members. Co-showrunner Carol Mendelsohn, who joined the show since the pilot, has exited the series after 14 years, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

"It's been a long and amazing journey and I am so proud of CSI's continued success," Mendelsohn says. "In handing over the helm to my dear friend and partner, Don McGill, I know he and our 'CSI' team will carry on brilliantly what we've all created together. 'CSI', its cast and crew, writers and directors, will always be my family. I have learned so much from each and every one of them. About writing, producing and life. For that, and so much more, I am forever grateful."


Paul Guilfoyle to Leave 'CSI' After 14 Seasons

March 25, 2014 10:03:35

"" will bid farewell to another of its original cast members. , who has played Captain Jim Brass since the first episode in 2000, is going to leave the show at the end of the current 14th season.

"Paul made Capt. Brass a standout character," say executive producers Carol Mendelsohn and Don McGill. "He is not just an original cast member, he is an original. In a show about forensics, fans always looked forward to the handcuffs coming out, and Capt. Brass putting his spin on the crime of the week, just as Paul Guilfoyle put his indelible stamp on the character and the show. He will be missed."


CBS Developing New 'CSI' Spin-Off

February 19, 2014 08:02:32

"" will soon get a new companion. After CBS canceled "" in 2012 and "" in 2013, the network is now planning another spin-off to the crime drama series.

Series creator Anthony E. Zuiker teams up with Carol Mendelsohn and Ann Donahue to pen the script for the back-door pilot, which will air as a "CSI" episode in spring. The spin-off is inspired by producer Mary Aiken's work as a cyber-psychologist.


Jordin Sparks Is Bloody and Messy in 'CSI' Photo

November 19, 2013 03:11:03

may be the victim in the next episode of "". A picture from the said outing has recently landed online via Entertainment Weekly, giving a look at her covered in blood and holding what looks like a broken bottle seemingly to defend herself. Her blouse is unbuttoned.

In "Check In and Check Out" to air Wednesday, November 20 at 10 P.M. ET on CBS, the winner of "" season 6 guest stars as a respected high school teacher. She will earlier be seen as a crazed woman running out of a motel room.


George Eads Temporarily Departs From 'CSI' After Sparring With Writer

August 28, 2013 11:08:13

will not be featured in several episodes of "" season 14. A rep for CBS TV Studios says in a statement, "George Eads will not appear in several episodes during the first half of the season. We look forward to him returning to CSI very soon." Eads will appear in the first three episodes, but it's unknown when he will return to the show.

Rumor has it, the original cast member who plays Nick Stokes on the long-running police procedural series takes a leave of absence after engaging in a heated exchange with one of the show's writers. Sources say the actor sparred with the eight-months-pregnant co-writer over his character's storyline. Learning this, executive producer Carol Mendelsohn then had a meeting with Eads which reportedly ended with Eads threatening to quit.


Marg Helgenberger Returning to 'CSI' for 300th Episode

August 21, 2013 08:08:48

is back to "" to help celebrate a milestone in the show's history, CBS has announced. The actress will reprise her role as Catherine Willows for its 300th episode set to air October 23. "Very excited to see my pals @CSI_CBS for the 300th!" she tweeted after news of her return broke.

During the episode, Catherine helps solve a cold case that has haunted the team for 14 years. They investigate a homicide in the home of a reclusive former casino mogul who was a suspect in a similar crime in 2000. The CSI team recalls who they were and where they were in order to solve the cold case.


'CSI' Renewed for 14th Season, Ted Danson and Other Main Stars to Return

March 21, 2013 10:03:24

CBS has ordered a new season of "", bringing back the show for a 14th installment. Along with the show's renewal, the stars including , and extend their deal with the procedural drama series.

"CSI is synonymous with CBS, and we are so proud of the series' creative and commercial legacy and its continued success on our Network," says Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment.


'CSI' Finds D.B. Russell's Wife in 'Frasier' Alumna Peri Gilpin

April 06, 2012 01:04:15

"" will stage a "Cheers" reunion later this season, pairing up D.B. Russell and Peri Gilpin. The latter has just been cast to tackle a multiepisode arc as the wife of 's Russell.

Named Alison, the SAG-winning actress' character is dubbed "the apple of her banker father's eye." She grew up in a well-to-do and well-established family and rebelled against her father by marrying the iconoclastic criminalist Russell.


'CSI' 12.18 Preview: 'Alice in Wonderland' and a Surprise Visit

March 15, 2012 04:03:44

"" will have its own take on one famous fairytale in next week's episode. Russell can't help reciting a line from "Alice in Wonderland" when he and his team are called to investigate a robbery-homicide at a wedding, which picks the story written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson as its theme.

While the CSI team has little to work with to find a killer, Hodges is surprised by his mother's visit to the town and his workplace. To get his meddlesome mom off his back, he wants her to believe that he is engaged to Morgan.


'CSI' 12.16 Preview: Searching in the Dark

February 23, 2012 02:02:49

"" will go ancient, so it is teased in a preview for the upcoming episode of the show. Greg and his teammates must revert to old-school methods when a blackout cripples Las Vegas.

Although the city goes dark, it does not stop D.B. Russell and his team from working to solve a case of a missing child. With no power, no light and no machines to help their work, they must find the kid in three hours or he will die.


Video: Catherine Willows' Tearful Farewell With Her 'CSI' Team

January 26, 2012 03:01:00

has had her last episode on "" aired on Wednesday, January 25. As it had been predicted, the outing saw an emotional scene as Marg's character Catherine Willows bids farewell to her team mates.

"There comes a point in one's life in which one feels compelled to make a change," she tearfully announces her resignation in front of Brass, Sara, Nick and more. It turns out that [SPOILER ALERT!] she gets an offer to work with the FBI and she decides to take it.


'CSI' 12.12 Preview: Catherine Wrapped in Plastic Bag

January 19, 2012 03:01:31

After almost 12 years, will have her final action on "" next week. Details of the upcoming episode are scarce, but a preview video sees Helgenberger's character Catherine Willows being wrapped in a plastic bag, probably to trick people who shot her.

"Willows in the Wind" will air Wednesday, January 25 at 10/9c on CBS. According to the official plot summary for the said outing, the CSI team says goodbye to Catherine Willows as she makes a life-changing decision.


Photos: Marg Helgenberger Says Goodbye on 'CSI'

January 05, 2012 03:01:56

Prepare to shed tears when watching a January 25 episode of "". The upcoming outing, which will mark 's final appearance on the long-running crime drama series, will see her character Catherine Willow saying goodbye to her team mates.

Giving sneak peeks to the farewell scenes, some pictures from the said episode show Catherine hugging, Brass, Sara and Nick while D.B. Russell, Greg and Morgan are watching. Catherine gets emotional and breaks into tears in another photo which features her alone.


Jesse McCartney to Guest Star as Car Crash Victim on 'CSI'

December 26, 2011 09:12:27

After scoring as a guest star in fall 2010 and getting him back for another episode in early 2011, "" scores another young star as a cameo. The crime drama series nabs to be the guest for an episode which is going to air next year.

While Bieber played a troubled youngster named Jason McCann, McCartney will reportedly play a recent college graduate named Wes, who falls unconscious after crashing his car in an accident. According to CSI Files, he will form a bond with Nick () and work together to figure out what really happened behind the crash.


Marg Helgenberger Gets Tearful During 'CSI' Farewell Speech

December 08, 2011 04:12:01

has wrapped her final scene for "" on Wednesday, December 7. On the set, cast and crew members were present when the Catherine Willows depicter bid her goodbye.

"I've been thinking a lot about this moment for a very long time," she began her speech. The 53-year-old had to fight back tears when she continued saying, "From the bottom of my heart, thank you for the time of my life," which was followed by applause from people in the room.


'CSI' Taps Oscar Nominee Elisabeth Shue to Replace Marg Helgenberger

November 19, 2011 08:11:16

"" has cast a new female lead to fill in 's shoes. , who is best known for her role on "Leaving Las Vegas", lands a regular role on the CBS long-running drama series.

"While it's difficult to say goodbye to a beloved character like Catherine Willows, it's exciting to start a journey with a new CSI, especially when that character is played by Elisabeth Shue," executive producer Carol Mendelsohn says in a statement. Shue's character will be first introduced in a February 15 episode.


Marg Helgenberger Set to Leave 'CSI' in January

August 05, 2011 11:08:21

's last episode for "" has been revealed. The 52-year-old, who has portrayed Catherine Willows since the first season of the CBS long-running series, will leave the show after the 12th episode of season 12.

"Marg will be around through January, so episode 12," executive producer Carol Mendelsohn said, before adding, "People come and go and come back, so hopefully when we say goodbye, that won't be the last time we see her."


'CSI': First Footage With Ted Danson Debuted, Marg Helgenberger Talks Exit Plan

August 04, 2011 09:08:10

Taking part in the Television Critics Association press tour, "" has given away the first clip of the upcoming season which offers a look at in his role. As a new lead investigator, he has his own way to try to get information from a young witness.

Danson's character, D.B. Russell, has been said to be a bit more light-hearted than Ray Langston who was portrayed by . Executive producer Don McGill additonally described Russell as a family man "who grew up with counter-culture parents and traveled around with them." He went on elaborating, "They were folk singers. He wasn't just home-schooled, he was van-schooled."


'CSI' Brings Back Gil Grissom

February 01, 2011 02:02:47

'CSI' Preview Featuring Dita Von Teese

January 14, 2011 04:01:04

Justin Bieber in New 'CSI' Promo

September 07, 2010 04:09:37

'CSI' 10.10 Preview: Better Off Dead

December 11, 2009 01:12:48

Rob Zombie Potentially Directing 'CSI'

December 09, 2009 08:12:50

'CSI' 10.06 Preview: Death and the Maiden

October 30, 2009 03:10:56

Promo of 'CSI: Trilogy' Released

October 26, 2009 03:10:08

First Look Into 'CSI' Mega Crossover Event

October 23, 2009 10:10:18

Charisma Carpenter Guest Starring on 'CSI'

February 18, 2009 01:02:50

Sneak Peek of Taylor Swift's Cameo in 'CSI'

February 12, 2009 11:02:20

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