Monday, 23 June 2008


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.

You can buy it now from by clicking here, or find out more information about CSI at the Official CSI Website.