Articles for CSI Season 12

FOX put a lot of time and money into The X Factor, Simon Cowell‘s new singing competition show that he promises is nothing like American Idol, and when it comes to the ratings, he‘s right. The show got off to a slow start averaging just over 12 million viewers over its two-hour premiere.By comparison, American Idol‘s latest season premiered with over 26 million viewers and stayed above 20 million all season. In addition, The X Factor also did worse than America‘s Got Talent and was about on par with the premiere of The Voice. For The X Factor to do less than half that while giving away a $5 million prize is a bad start if FOX wants it to be the new face of the network. This looks like it could be a one-and-done experiment that goes horribly wrong.  Read more »
You can argue that a lot has changed with the twelfth season of CSI -- you‘ve got a new boss in Ted Danson, and with it, a lighter approach to episodes. Yet, the show is still about a team of investigators figuring out who‘s behind all the crimes they encounter in Las Vegas. More or less, really.But with two new characters, and more changes within the old guard, there‘s still lots to watch out for in upcoming CSI episodes. Provided you‘re ready for it, we‘ve got CSI spoilers after this paragraph. You‘re not? You might want to look away now... Read more »
Amidst all the buzz Ted Danson‘s entry has generated for CBS‘ flagship crime drama CSI, there‘s one more storyline that will define the show‘s current season: Catherine (Marg Helgenberger) is leaving the crime lab in the middle of the season. And the show‘s crew are getting ready for the goodbye by bringing three big names to send her off.  Read more »
Suddenly, I got a little more excited about this season of CSI.Titus Welliver -- you might know him from his roles on Sons of Anarchy, The Good Wife and as the Man in Black on Lost -- has signed up for a major recurring role in the CBS crime drama, TVLine reports. Read more »
The people have spoken, and this year‘s nominees for the People‘s Choice Awards are an interesting mix of popular programs and CW favorites.  Read more »
CBS‘ venerable crime drama CSI has found a replacement for the exiting Marg Helgenberger: Oscar-nominated actress Elisabeth Shue.Shue is joining the CBS drama as a series regular from February next year. Her yet-unnamed character isn‘t exactly a newbie to investigating crime scenes: in fact, she shares a past with the new LVPD crime lab boss, D.B. Russell (Ted Danson). Read more »
And you thought the winter break for most shows meant little news? Tonight‘s casting roundup features a lot of them -- from a new guy on Wisteria Lane to a new (former) partner for Fizbo the clown. But first, let‘s go to Broadway, shall we? Read more »
Grimm doesn‘t exactly need a lot of stunt casting to get its creepy fantasy point across. But it‘s still a lot of fun to see familiar faces in unfamiliar roles. We will be seeing some of those faces in upcoming Grimm episodes featuring Titus Welliver and Daryl Sabara. Read more »
Belated happy holidays, everyone -- and here‘s one more gift for you kids out there: casting news! Depends, really, if you‘re excited about these people or not. Anyway, let‘s begin: Read more »
A lot of TV shows are on hiatus right now but there are still a lot to talk about, including pilot additions and a bunch of casting news. Read on to find out more. Read more »
CBS, a network with such high ratings that even its failing shows often beat the competition, has announced renewals for 18 of its prime-time shows. Which shows will be returning? Which are still in danger? Keep reading to find out. Read more »
ABC, FOX and the CW have already announced their season finale dates for this year, and now CBS is helping fans plan out their May by announcing end dates for all of its shows. This includes an early April finale for The Good Wife and a one-hour How I Met Your Mother season finale that will reveal the identity of Barney‘s bride.  Read more »
The network schedules just keep on coming! CBS released its schedule for the fall 2012 TV season on Wednesday at their upfront presentation. There are a whole bunch of shifts and a few new shows, so check out the CBS schedule here! Read more »
The 2011-2012 TV season has officially come to a close,  the Nielsen ratings are in and for the first time in nine years, the most-watched show of the season isn‘t American Idol.The FOX reality juggernaut, which has been the highest-rated show in total viewers and the coveted 18-49 demographic for the past eight seasons, was dethroned in both categories by NBC‘s Sunday Night Football.  Read more »