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CSI: New York

CSI NY Title

Caption
Format Crime Drama
Picture Format 480i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Running Time 40–45 minutes
Created by Anthony E. Zuiker
Carol Mendelsohn
Ann Donahue
Starring
Opening Theme Baba O'Riley by The Who
Country of origin USA
Original channel CBS
Original run May 17, 2004 (on CSI: Miami)
Finale February 22, 2013
No. of seasons 9
No. of episodes 197
List of episodes List of CSI: NY episodes
Website CSI:NY
IMDB profile CSI:NY
TV.com summary CSI:NY

CSI: New York (commonly referred to as CSI: NY) is the second spin off of the CBS television series CSI and follows the investigations of a team of New York City forensic scientists as they unveil the circumstances behind mysterious and unusual deaths and crimes.

The show debuted in September 2004 after a crossover with CSI: Miami in MIA/NYC NonStop. CSI: NY is produced in partnership with the Canadian media company Alliance Atlantis. On May 10, 2013, the series was cancelled by CBS after nine seasons.

Opening ThemeEdit

thumb|320px|left|Original Opening Titles (Season 1)
thumb|320px|left|Opening Titles (Seasons 2&3)
thumb|320px|left|Opening Titles (Seasons 4-6)

thumb|320px|left|New Opening Titles (From Season 7-9)

PremiseEdit

This show follows the Crimelab of the New York City Police department. Unlike in CSI these characters are considered detectives, and Mac Taylor, Stella Bonasera, and Danny Messer, all mention the time they spent as cops of on the force. The detectives travel to all five boroughs of the city and also sometimes travel outside city limits for cases.

The show is a police procedural and often deals with issues found in such a large city such as mob activity, gang violence, and ethnic, cultural, and ability differences. It has also dealt with the sensitive issue of HIV infection, although reviews of how the topic was handled were mixed.

CharactersEdit

Mac Taylor Director, NYC Crime Lab (Detective, 1st Grade) (2004 - 2013)
Jo Danville Day Shift Asst. Supervisor (Detective, 1st Grade) (2010 - 2013)
Danny Messer Crime Scene Investigator (Detective, 3rd Grade) (2004 - 2013)
Lindsay Monroe Crime Scene Investigator (Detective, 3rd Grade) (2005 - 2013)
Dr. Sid Hammerback Medical Examiner (2005 - 2013)
Adam Ross Laboratory Technician (2005 - 2013)
Dr. Sheldon Hawkes Medical Examiner (Detective, 3rd Grade) (2004 - 2013)
Donald Flack, Jr. Homicide Investigator (Detective Specialist, 1st Grade)

(2004 - 2013)

Stella Bonasera Day Shift Asst. Supervisor (Detective, 1st Grade) (2004 - 2010)
Aiden Burn Crime Scene Investigator (Detective, 3rd Grade) (2004 - 2006)

EpisodesEdit

ReceptionEdit

When it originally aired, CSI: NY seemed to be the least popular of all of the CSI shows, and many people thought it was too dark, possibly due to the fact that it was shot using a blue light. At the beginning of the second season, however, this stopped at the order of CBS President Les Mooneves. [citation needed]

RatingsEdit

Seasonal rankings (based on average total viewers per episode) of CSI: NY on CBS:[1][2][3]

Note: Each U.S. network television season starts in late September and ends in late May, which coincides with the completion of May Sweeps.

Season Timeslot (EDT) Season Premiere Season Finale TV Season Rank Viewers
(in millions)
18-49 Rating/Share
(rank)
1 Wednesday 10:00 P.M. September 22, 2004 May 18, 2005 2004-2005]] #21 13.6 4.9/13 (#23)
2 Wednesday 10:00 P.M. September 28, 2005 May 17, 2006 2005-2006 #22 14.2 4.7/12 (#23)
3 Wednesday 10:00 P.M. September 20, 2006 May 16, 2007 2006-2007 #23 13.9 4.3/11 (#25)
4 Wednesday 10:00 P.M. September 26, 2007 May 21, 2008 2007-2008]] TBA TBA TBA

TriviaEdit

  • Has the least amount of main cast members leave with only 2
  • Shortest series
  • Only CSI not to have 10 seasons
  • Only CSI not to reach 200 episodes
  • Second CSI to be cancelled

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/search/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000937471%7Csource=Hollywood Reporter|date=May 27 2007|title=Hollywood Reporter: 2004-05 primetime wrap
  2. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/search/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002576393%7Csource=Hollywood Reporter|date=May 26 2007|title=Hollywood Reporter: 2005-06 primetime wrap
  3. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/television/features/e3ifbfdd1bcb53266ad8d9a71cad261604f%7Csource=Hollywood Reporter|date=May 25 2007|title=Hollywood Reporter: 2006-07 primetime wrap

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