|CSI: New York|
|Picture Format|| 480i (SDTV),|
|Running Time||40–45 minutes|
|Created by|| Anthony E. Zuiker|
|Opening Theme||Baba O'Riley by The Who|
|Country of origin||USA|
|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|
CSI: New York (aka. Crime Scene Investigation: 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.
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.
Cast of CharactersEdit
|Actor||Character||First episode||Last episode||
Number of series
|Gary Sinise|| McKenna "Mac"|
Llewellyn Taylor Jr.
| MIA/NYC NonStop|
|Today is Life|| 197|
|Melina Kanakaredes||Stella Bonasera|| MIA/NYC NonStop|
|Vacation Getaway|| 140|
|Sela Ward||Josephine "Jo" Danville||The 34th Floor||Today is Life||57|
|Carmine Giovinazzo||Daniel "Danny" Messer|| MIA/NYC NonStop|
|Today is Life|| 197|
|Vanessa Ferlito||Aiden Burn|| MIA/NYC NonStop|
|Anna Belknap||Lindsay Monroe-Messer||Zoo York||Today is Life||172|
|Hill Harper||Dr. Sheldon Hawkes|| MIA/NYC NonStop|
|Today is Life||
|Robert Joy||Dr. Sid Hammerback||Dancing with the Fishes||Today is Life||168|
|AJ Buckley||Adam Ross||Bad Beat||Today is Life||141|
|Eddie Cahill||Donald "Don" Flack, Jr.||Blink||Today is Life||197|
- Gary Sinise as Mac Taylor; a Detective First Grade and the Director of the New York Crime Lab. He's also the teams supervisor.
- Sela Ward as Jo Danville; a Detective First Grade, a sworn federal marshall and the team's assistant supervisor. She acted as Director of the New York Crime Lab for a short period during the eighth season of the series.
- Melina Kanakaredes as Stella Bonasera; a Detective First Grade and the team's assistant supervisor.
- Carmine Giovinazzo as Danny Messer; a Detective Third Grade and a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) Level 3. He was a patrol sergeant for a short time during the series eighth season.
- Vanessa Ferlito as Aiden Burn; a Detective Third Grade and a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) Level 2.
- Anna Belknap as Lindsay Messer; a Detective Third Grade and a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) Level 3.
- A.J. Buckley as Adam Ross; a Lab Technician and a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) Level 1.
- Robert Joy as Sid Hammerback; the Chief Medical Examiner of New York City.
- Hill Harper as Sheldon Hawkes; a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) Level 3, formerly the Chief Medical Examiner of New York City.
- Eddie Cahill as Donald Flack; a Detective First Grade assigned to the NYPD's Homicide Division.
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. 
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|
| 18-49 Rating/Share|
|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||#28||11.7|
Wednesdays 10:00 P.M.
|September 25, 2008||May 14, 2009||2008-2009||#17||13.5|
|6||Wednesdays 10:00 P.M.||September 23, 2009||May 26, 2010||2009-2010||#23||12.7|
|September 24, 2010||May 13, 2011||2010-2011||#37||10.7|
|September 23, 2011||May 11, 2012||2011-2012||#38||10.3|
|September 28, 2012||February 22, 2013||2012-2013||#26||11.3|
- CSI: NY ended its run as the second shortest CSI series to date (after the currently-airing Cyber)
- This series had the second least amount of main cast members to leave, with two. Cyber has only lost one cast member, though its still producing new episodes.
- This is the only defunct CSI series not to reach ten seasons.
- This is the only defunct CSI series not to reach two-hundred episodes, airing only 197.
- This is one of two CSI series to crossover with a non-CSI branded show.
- This is the only CSI series to separate the status of its cast using an 'above title' technique, crediting Melina Kanakaredes, Gary Sinise and Sela Ward before the intertitle, and the supporting leads afterwards.
- This was the second CSI series to be cancelled.
- ↑ 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
- ↑ 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
- ↑ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/television/features/e3ifbfdd1bcb53266ad8d9a71cad261604f%7Csource=Hollywood Reporter|date=May 25 2007|title=Hollywood Reporter: 2006-07 primetime wrap