Saturday, 20 December 2008

CSI Theme Tunes / Intros

During the writing of this blog I often come across some strange requests of things you, the fans, would like to see on here from photos of the CSI cast to CSI clips form backstage and many more I dare not mention but by far the most requested are the intro or theme from CSI. It seems that as much as we all love the show it is the intro that makes us water at the mouth in anticipation of what will happen next on CSI.

Something special happens when you connect with a TV show like CSI and the CSI cast become like family to us all and it seems hearing the theme tune to CSI puts a smile on all our faces as we think about those we have "grown up" with and hold dear. From the comments you send in about your favourite CSI episodes and CSI cast it seems you all share a great interest in how their "lives" will progress but mostly you simply enjoy the chemistry on screeen and never tire of seeing the same episode again and again on CSI DVD because you see new interactions and hints to relationships between them all.

So knowing how much it means to you all I was left with the dilema of which CSI intros to post untill I came across this little number from a fan of CSI on YouTube. This clip has all three CSI theme tunes back to back so there is something for all the CSI Vegas fans the CSI Maini fans and the CSI NY fans and hopefully you will all enjoy seeing them all together.

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

Thursday, 23 October 2008

Play the CSI Mobile Investigation Game

CSI looks to recruit thousands of home-grown forensic agents with the development of its very first interactive mobile phone game.

Capitalising on its status as the biggest TV show on earth, Momentum Pictures have launched the very first mobile phone game for its CSI franchise allowing entrants to conduct their very own investigation via their mobile handsets.

To coincide with the launch of CSI:NY Season 4, part 2 on October 27 and a catalogue promotion of up 70% off the entire CSI DVD range, Momentum Pictures will seek to harness fans' love of the complex procedural puzzles set in each episode, allowing entrants to conduct their own investigation via their mobile handsets.

The bespoke, fully immersive, multi-platform game can be accessed via a branded CSI WAP portal and online portal. The game weaves voice, print and online executions into its narrative whereby entrants are required to pick up a voicemail message, visit a MySpace page, find evidence in HMV stores and even check the classified sections of The Sun newspaper in order to find the relevant evidence.

In the game, participants become a CSI agent caught up in the hunt for an 18 year old female serial killer who lures her victims by inviting them to spoof parties. As one of the agents investigating the case, entrants have to collect evidence that they SMS to their boss at CSI headquarters and then receive detail about the next stage.

Those entrants who solve the crime and find all the correct evidence have the chance to win one of ten, exclusive, CSI-branded Samsung Omnia's loaded with specially created content. In one of these exclusive devices will be a 'Golden Ticket' for a holiday to New York, the setting for Detective Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) and his team's forensic exploits in the show which forms of part of what is widely regarded as the biggest TV franchise in the world.

"CSI fans are famous for their passion and the amount of fan fiction that they generate around the show," explained Michael Artup, Brand Manager at Momentum Pictures. "The nature of the show makes it perfect for interactive content like this and we believe that the audience will see this campaign as one of the cleverest, most entertaining opportunities they have to engage with the series."

Check it out at the Official CSI UK Website at

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Tuesday, 14 October 2008


The Ninth Season Premiere of "CSI" Wins its Time Period in All Key Measures—Including its First Ever Win in Adults 18-49 Over "Grey's Anatomy"

"CSI" Attracts Television's Largest Primetime Audience of the Season
with 23.5 Million Viewers

The ninth season premiere of CSI, in which the forensic team tracks down Warrick's killer, returned with 23.5 million viewers and its first ever win in adults 18-49 opposite an original "Grey's Anatomy," according to updated Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Thursday, Oct. 9.

CSI (P) won its time period in households (13.9/21), viewers (23.49m), adults 25-54 (9.1/20) and adults 18-49 (7.1/17). This is the first time CSI topped a first run episode of "Grey's Anatomy" in adults 18-49 (vs. 5.6/13, +27%) and the largest margin of victory to date in households (vs. 9.8/15, +42%), viewers (vs. 14.80m, +59%) and adults 25-54 (from 6.2/14, +47%). CSI premiered with the largest audience and best adults 25-54 delivery of any prime program this season.

This is CSI's best delivery in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Sept. 27, 2007 (last year's season premiere).

For the night, CBS was first in households (9.6/15), viewers (16.11m), adults 25-54 (6.2/15) and adults 18-49 (4.9/13). This is CBS's best Thursday delivery in both viewers and adults 25-54 since April 3, 2008 and best adults 18-49 Thursday performance since December 13, 2007. This is CBS's first Thursday sweep (wins in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49) since April 3, 2008.

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

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Monday, 22 September 2008

Fishburne And Petersen Reunite At Emmys

Actor Laurence Fishburne has praised William Petersen since replacing his character on hit U.S. TV show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - because he raised standards for television.

Petersen - one of the show's original cast members - is set to leave his post as crime investigator Gil Grissom, though he will remain an executive producer on the series.

His absence is marked by Fishburne's debut in the show's forthcoming 10th season next month.
Presenting an award at Sunday's 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Petersen said: "I'm honoured to hand over the keys to the lab to a wonderful actor and a new friend, Mister Laurence Fishburne."

The actor responded by humbly adding: "Thank you Billy, I just hope I can live up to the high standards you've set not only for the first CSI series but for the many CSI series that have followed in your footsteps."

Thursday, 18 September 2008


LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 — Oscar nominee and Emmy and Tony Award winner Laurence Fishburne ("What's Love Got To Do With It," "The Matrix," "Miss Evers' Boys") will join the cast of the CBS Paramount Network Television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television series, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, on the CBS Television Network. His character will debut in this season's ninth episode.

Fishburne will play a former pathologist who is now working as an itinerant college lecturer, teaching a course in criminalistics. His focus is on understanding criminal behavior, how and why people commit acts of violence – tendencies he disturbingly sees within himself. In the course of a murder investigation, he comes into contact with the CSI team and ultimately joins the Las Vegas Crime Lab as a Level-1 CSI.

"CBS asked us, 'Who's at the top of your dream list?' say CSI executive producers Carol Mendelsohn and Naren Shankar. "Without hesitation, we said Laurence Fishburne. He is a powerful and intense actor, with an incredible range. We had the opportunity to see Mr. Fishburne in 'Thurgood' on Broadway a few weeks ago, and it was a truly profound experience. The actor disappeared and Thurgood Marshall was standing there on the stage. Mr. Fishburne is also a talented writer and director. If you distill CSI down to its essence, it's a collaboration—and we are so looking forward to collaborating with Mr. Fishburne. For all of us at CSI, this is truly a dream."

"I am elated and delighted to be joining the cast of CSI," says Fishburne. "I look forward to a wonderful collaboration with the creative and talented team of such a successful and distinguished show," he added.

Laurence Fishburne and CSI executive producers Carol Mendelsohn and Naren Shankar will discuss Fishburne joining CSI on a media conference call Monday, Aug. 18 at 2:30 PM ET/11:30 AM, PT.

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

CSI Miami Season 5 part 2 DVD Release

CSI Miami 5.2 DVD is released Monday 08/09/2008 and you can pre-order it now from

CSI Miami 5.2
This season has been a tumultuous year for Horatio Caine's team. One of them will knock on deaths door, one of them will be relieved of their duties and another will be challenged like never before; all the while going about their daily duties of speaking for Miami's victims who can no longer speak for themselves.

The CSI Miami Season 5 part 2 DVD has bonus features too including:

Turning up the Heat
Dressing the Part
The Real MDPD
"Man Down" Commentary

If you want more information about CSI Miami Season 5 visit the CSi Miami Official Episode Guide and the CSI Miami Official DVD Guide.

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Tuesday, 26 August 2008

Lawrence Fishbourne - Tell me more about the latest CSI: Crime Scene Investigation cast member

Laurence Fishburne came out of the black theater in New York. At age 12, he won a recurring role on the daytime drama, "One Life to Live" and made his film debut in "Cornbread, Earl and Me." Francis Ford Coppola cast Fishburne, at age 14, in "Apocalypse Now," and later in "Rumble Fish," "The Cotton Club" and "Gardens of Stone." Fishburne was catapulted into the front of the film ranks with his acclaimed lead role in John Singleton's "Boyz n the Hood." He was nominated for an Oscar for his role in the film "What's Love Got to Do with It" and originated the role of Morpheus in "The Matrix," which he also played in its sequels. His film roles also include "Searching for Bobby Fischer," "Higher Learning," "Bad Company," "Mystic River" and "Akeelah and the Bee," among many others. His television credits include the telefilms "Miss Evers' Boys," for which he won an Emmy Award, and "The Tuskegee Airmen." He also won an Emmy for his guest appearance in the pilot episode of the series "Tribeca." Fishburne's screenwriting and directorial debut was for the film "Once in the Life," in which he also starred. He is also the recipient of multiple NAACP Image Awards. Fishburne was nominated for a 2008 TONY Award and won a Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for his starring role in "Thurgood." His other theater credits include "Two Trains Running," for which he won a TONY Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Theatre World Award, and "The Lion in Winter."

Friday, 22 August 2008

CSI:NY wins "Silver" for CBS

Ratings for the Olympics dropped slightly on Wednesday although NBC’s coverage of the Games easily remained the most watched programming of the night.

According to Nielsen’s estimates, roughly 24.3 million viewers tuned in during prime time, one of the smallest audiences to tune in to this year’s Games in Beijing.

CBS placed second, earning its best ratings with reruns of “CSI: NY” at 10 (6.1 million). CBS’s “Greatest American Dog” garnered 5.1 million viewers at 8. ABC and Fox finished in a virtual tie for third. Both networks offered mainly reruns with the exception of ABC at 10 p.m. when it broadcast “Primetime: Crime,” which delivered 4.1 million viewers.

The sucess of the CSI's, CSI Vegas, CSI Miami, and CSI NY continue to earn CBS top 10 ratings proving popular with American audiences who, it seems, happily watch reruns of their favourite Crime Drama rather than Live action from the Beijing Olympics 2008.

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

All 3 CSI shows top the Nielsen Ratings

Even during one of the biggest weeks for the Olympics on TV all 3 CSI shows top the charts of the "List of top 20 shows in prime-time Nielsen ratings" for the week August 11th to 17th 2008

With top polling positions as follows;

13th CSI Miami with 6.31 million viewers.
16th CSI: NY 5.79 million viewers.
20th CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 5.33 million viewers.

Here is the full list showing CSI in prime time Nielsen Ratings

Friday, 18 July 2008

Gil Grissom leaves CSI for good...

Source: Entertainment Weekly

You know that fancy new CSI contract that William Petersen
inked last May? Turns out there was a ticking time bomb buried
in the fine print: He'll be gone by midseason! And not "off to do a play"
gone like he was back in 2006. No, this season's 10th episode will be
his last as a full-time series regular.

"Billy is leaving," confirms the show's executive producer, Carol
Mendelsohn. "But he will remain throughout the run of the series an
executive producer. And he will, whenever CBS asks, come back. I don't
think you've seen the last of Gil Grissom."

Neither does Petersen. In fact, in an exclusive interview conducted on
July 11, the eight-year CSI vet seemed almost reluctant to characterize
his departure as, um, a departure.

Citing both his ongoing role as an executive producer and his intention
to return on occasion as a (very special) guest star, he said, "I'm in a
great place in terms of knowing that I'll be more free to make choices.
And I'm responsible enough to not do it in a way that would hurt [the

"I want it to work for the writers, I want it to work for the cast, and,
most importantly, I want it to work for the audience," he added. "I
don't want them to abandon the show."

CBS has to be concerned about that, too. Although no one expects ratings
to nosedive when Petersen leaves, the network's top-rated show is
staring down its biggest challenge ever. His sorta swan song, coupled
with Jorja Fox and Gary Dourdan's exits last season, brings to three the
number of original cast members CSI will have lost in a year's time.

"This will be a year of transition for the show," concedes Mendehlson.
"We always knew it was coming, and I'm glad it didn't come until now."
At this point, she's confident that, like Law & Order and ER, CSI is a
franchise that can weather such cast shifts. "There's never going to be
another William Petersen, and there will never be another Jorja Fox,"
she hastens to add. "But we are not out to just replace those actors.
We're out to add new characters to the show, and the show will change as
a result. But that's a good thing."

In the meantime, Mendelsohn is plotting one hell of a send-off for her
leading man. Just as this is a year of transition for CSI, so too is it
for Grissom. The events of last season's finale -- specifically the
death of Dourdan's Warrick -- will push Grissom to the breaking point.
"The easiest way to describe Grissom is 'in crisis,'" Petersen told me.
"As a man. As a scientist. As a teacher. As a middle-aged person who has
been very successful at what he's done... [he] wonders, 'What's the

"It's all of a sudden becoming more difficult for him to do his job," he
continued. "What had been a sort of fun job for him to do, because he
loved the solving of the riddle, has become ever more taxing and

Helping Grissom through the crisis will be his true love, Sara, played
by Fox, who is returning for multiple episodes, starting with the season
premiere. While Petersen confirms that Sara will figure into Grissom's
final arc, he stops just short of saying the couple will ride off into
the desert together at the end of episode 10. "I wouldn't want to say
exactly what we're going do -- I want people to watch, certainly," he
chuckled. "But Sara is involved... It's often darkest just before the

And lest anyone read any hidden meaning into that statement, the actor
reiterated, "For me, it's a really good situation. I don't want the
audience to think it's not... [It isn't] like there's something going
on, like 'Petersen's unhappy,' 'cause it's not true. It's quite the
contrary. "

That explains why he's having trouble labeling his departure a... well,
you know. "My biggest problem with leaving the show at any point isn't
leaving Grissom -- I'm an actor, it's time to do other things," said the
stage vet, whose first post-CSI gig will be a return to the theater --
and to Connor McPherson's play, A Dublin Carol -- this fall in his
hometown of Chicago. "[The hard part will be saying goodbye] to the cast
and crew. [So] I'm going to stay as involved as I'm allowed to be
throughout the remainder of this show. Until they turn off all the

For more interviews with the cast and crew of CSI visit the Official CSI Website

Monday, 30 June 2008

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Monday, 23 June 2008


Source: NY Daily News

For the first time since the show launched, CBS' CSI: NY will end the season with a cliffhanger episode that won't be settled until the show returns in September.

"It's something a little new for us," said series star Gary Sinise. "It's a great story line."

The season comes to an end with an episode built around a bank robbery gone bad and a gunman taking everyone in the place hostage. But, as part of the negotiations, he wants a CSI to come in and prove his innocence in the death of a branch manager.

The CSI that goes in, of course, is Sinise's Det. Mac Taylor.

No surprise, Sinise isn't going to spill any of the juicy details.

Sinise and the cast and crew of CSI: NY will remain in production on three episodes to air next season before taking a break for the summer.

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CSI is officially the most popular TV show on the planet.

According to a new study, nearly 84 million viewers around the globe watched the CBS crime drama in 2007.

It beat out its sequel, CSI: MIAMI and "House," according to the ratings firm Eurodata, which ranks shows by their worldwide ratings.

With 61.5 million viewers, "Desperate Housewives" snagged the title of top comedy, while "The Bold and the Beautiful" was dubbed the most-watched soap in the world (26.2 million viewers).

CSI debuted in the UK on DVD in 2002, with season 8, part 1 due for release in September. It follows a group of Las Vegas crime scene investigators who use science and high-tech gizmos to solve grisly murders.

It has spawned two popular spinoffs so far, CSI: MIAMI and CSI: NY.

CSI: Miami, season 5, Part 1 is due for release this Monday, June 30th.

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