Articles for CSI: NY Season 4

Closure for the last season‘s cliffhangers will finally arrive tonight at 10pm when CSI: NY returns for yet another run.  After the explosive third season finale, continuation ensues with the biggest crime scene “that will keep you guessing all season long.”Broadcast on CBS, CSI: NY is a police procedural drama that follows an elite forensic unit in New York City as they employ scientific techniques and technology in their crime scene investigation.  The show stars Gary Sinise (Mac Taylor), Melina Kanakaredes (Stella Bonasera), Carmine Giovinazzo (Danny Messer), Hill Harper (Sheldon Hawkes), Eddie Cahill (Don Flack), Anna Belknap (Lindsay Monroe), and A.J. Buckley (Adam Ross). Read more »
For several months now, CSI creator, Anthony Zuiker, has been working on a project that will draw people into cyberworld.  After learning about CBS‘ venture with Electric Sheep, a company that designs software for Second Life, Zuiker has decided to start off his plans with an episode of CSI: NY. Warning: Spoilers ahead. Read more »
CSI: NY fans can expect Mac Taylor to carry on his detective duties until 2011.  His portrayer, Gary Sinise, has just struck a new deal with CBS/Paramount which extends his contract with the crime-solving series for a couple more seasons. In line with the negotiation, the 52-year-old actor will also be getting a raise. The network previously had chosen to lock Sinise to CSI: NY through spring 2010 but has decided to add another year to that option.  In exchange for extending his contract, the studio has increased Sinise‘s salary to around $5 million per year, translating into a little more than $200,000 per episode.  The deal with Sinise comes despite the fact that CBS has not renewed CSI: NY beyond the current season. Read more »
On the October 24 episode of CBS‘ hit drama CSI: NY, the crime procedural will feature a murder investigation that meanders into the virtual world of Second Life.  Gary Sinise‘s detective will track a real-life killer all the way into the popular world of Second Life, a real online dimension where millions of users create avatars and co-exist in a fully functional civilization.  Second Life is actually one of the most interesting technological phenomenons of recent years.  For a fee of $10 a month, anyone can sign up for a Second Life account and fully immerse themselves in an entirely virtual world.  In a recent episode of Law & Order: SVU entitled “Avatar,” the NBC drama had a similar storyline which utilized an entirely imaginary online world.  CSI: NY, however, is using the real thing with Second Life‘s cooperation. Read more »
Melina Kanakaredes has been through a lot as Stella Bonasera on CSI: NY.  As the second-in-command and right-hand woman in the New York Police Department‘s crime lab, she has often put her life in peril, considering the risks of her work, not to mention her share of bad luck when it comes to men.  Heading towards the rest of season 4, she‘ll be dealing with a lot more on her plate, as confirmed by the 40-year-old actress who portrays her.When asked what will happen in with her character this season, Kanakaredes revealed, “She is being pursued by this mystery guy and he‘s pursuing her with a major vengeance. It‘s almost too much too fast.  This poor girl just does not have the best luck with men.  You have to stay tuned to see what happens. It‘s kind of an interesting twist and it ends up affecting more than just Stella.  It could be very dangerous for somebody!” Read more »
In case you haven‘t heard, Paramount Home Entertainment has already released CSI: NY - The Complete Third Season DVD earlier this month.  While digging deeper into the fourth season, fans can also relive the suspenseful mysteries of season 3 and remember the crime busting adventures of Detective Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) and the rest of his forensics team. In the CSI: NY - The Complete Third Season DVD set, all season 3 episodes are presented in anamorphic widescreen and comes with bunch of extra goodies that will hopefully satisfy fans of the police procedural drama. Read more »
Detective Don Flack, portrayed by Eddie Cahill on CSI: NY, has had a lot on his plate these past few seasons.  He has encountered some serious storylines, getting critically injured and even clashing over a complicated case with serious repercussions with a colleague.  But as the forensic drama heads into the fourth season, the witty homicide detective will soon be dealing with a possible romance. Warning: Article may contain spoilers. Read more »
Detective Mac Taylor and the rest of the team have yet another baffling case to solve.  The action unfolds tonight as CSI: New York brings forth a new episode entitled “Buzzkill.”Currently in its fourth season, CSI: New York is a police procedural drama that follows a team of forensic scientists who serve the New York City Police Department as they explore mysterious and usual deaths.  Leading the series is Gary Sinise who plays Detective Mac Taylor.  Helping him solve gruesome crimes and catch the bad guys are Melina Kanakaredes as Det. Stella Bonasera, Carmine Giovinazzo as Det. Danny Messer, Hill Harper as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes, Eddie Cahill as Det. Don Flack and Anna Belknap as Det. Lindsay Monroe. Read on for a preview of tonight‘s episode of CSI: NewYork. Read more »
For the past three months, Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) has been stalked by a guy who calls at 3:33am every day.  Fans will discover the conclusion to this storyline that began in the season 4 premiere “Can You Hear Me Now?” as CSI: NY brings forth the episode entitled “The Thing About Heroes,” which is expected to air on November 28.Read on for more CSI: NY spoilers. Read more »
Disappearing ink and an exploding cigar may imply a practical joke but when it involves a murder victim, it becomes no laughing matter to the forensic scientists of CSI: NY.  Find out what will happen when a prankster has the tables turned as tragedy hits close to home for one of the team‘s key players in the episode “Child‘s Play,” which is expected to air on December 12.Read on for more spoilers on the 11th episode of season 4. Read more »
As Stella Bonasera, Melina Kanakaredes is known as the second-in-command in the New York Police Department‘s crime lab on CSI: NY.  Since 2004, she has portrayed the forensic character to exude a tough personality with a strong determination to solve crimes and help victims.  Nevertheless, she has become susceptible to ill-fated affairs that have often put her life at risk.But after going through a string of bad love interests, including boyfriend Frankie, who tried to kill her, and stalker Drew Bedford, who attempted to get at Mac (Gary Sinise) by romancing her, the New York actress reveals that her character has had enough bad luck and is now ready for something good. Read more »
Following tonight‘s episode of CSI: NY, Mac (Gary Sinise) and the rest of the team search for the truth behind two murders with a list of endless suspects in the episode “Happily Never After,” which airs on Wednesday, December 19.Read on for more spoilers on next week‘s episode of CSI: NY. Read more »
CBS has quietly made some changes in this week‘s primetime schedule.  With its first-run cupboards nearly empty, the network has taken out originally scheduled new episodes of NCIS, Criminal Minds and CSI: NY, and has replaced them with repeat episodes from earlier this season.NCIS took the first blow in the adjustments made by the network with its Tuesday broadcast of "Bury Your Dead," the premiere episode of season 5, instead of the episode “Tribes” in which the NCIS team investigates the murder of a Muslim Marine near a mosque. Read more »
Tonight, fans will have to endure another repeat episode of CSI: NY.  But on January 23, CBS will be treating its viewers with a new episode called “All in the Family” where the forensic team takes on two possibly related murders that are just two buildings apart. Warning: May contain spoilers. Read more »
This season, CSI: NY has made a big leap by combining both live actors and virtual avatars from the online world Second Life in the episode “Down the Rabbit Hole.”  This installment, which aired on October 24, 2007, sends Mac (Gary Sinise) into cyberspace to track down an assassin, but his efforts failed towards the end as killer is nowhere to be found. Though it ends with a cliffhanger, the forensic team finally sheds light on the blurry line between real and virtual crime-solving as they feature a new episode next month.Read on for more CSI: NY spoilers. Read more »
As hinted in a previous article, the last pre-strike episode of CSI: NY will finally shed light on the blurry line between real and virtual crime-solving as the forensics team continues their pursuit of the killer that has escaped in “Down the Rabbit Hole.” So far, only a few details have been revealed about this much-awaited episode until now. Read on for more spoilers on the CSI: NY episode called “Playing with Matches,” which is expected to air on February 6. Read more »
Despite filling the void with reruns, CBS‘ CSI: NY surprisingly thrives in the ratings, joining Criminal Minds as the only scripted drama to top the highly promoted premiere of ABC‘s Lost in terms of viewers. CSI: NY, a police procedural drama about a team of forensic scientists who serve the New York City Police Department by investigating mysterious crimes and unusual deaths, was first in households (10.2/16), viewers (15.78m), but second behind the time period return of Lost in adults 25-54 (6.0/14), adults 18-49 (4.9/12) and adults 18-34 (3.7/10).  The forensic series won over the mystery-adventure series by over one million viewers (vs. 14.68m). Read more »
With the three-month old WGA strike coming to an end, networks have gradually started to generate plans to salvage what‘s left of the current TV season.  According to The Futon Critic, CBS is planning to film additional episodes of all three CSI series, to be aired some time in April and May. While this news might get fans‘ hopes up, the following information is still likely to change.CSI: NY, the second spin-off series from the original CBS forensic drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, is expected to shoot six to seven new episodes to air in April or May.  Like CSI: NY, CSI: Miami and CSI are likely to film six to seven fresh episodes that are also set to air in April. Read more »
As reported previously, the CSI franchise is among the CBS programs that have been renewed for the 2008-2009 season.  Additionally, the network has also announced the return dates for the forensic dramas, beginning with CSI: Miami, which will air new episodes on March 24.  The network is reportedly planning to add eight new episodes to the 13 that were produced before the writers‘ strike began.On the other hand, CSI: NY and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation are expected to be back in April.  New York will air the first of seven planned episodes on April 2, and CSI will start the next night.  CSI: NY and Miami will both end up with 21 episodes for the current season, but CSI will come up short with only 17.  The drama produced 11 episodes before the strike and is going to add six more during the next few months. Read more »
It‘s rollout week for CBS‘ arsenal of fresh material for many of its popular crime/police/forensic dramas and procedurals.  Criminal Minds leads the charge with its episode entitled “Damaged,” which is the show‘s first new episode since the conclusion of the three-month long writers‘ strike.  “Damaged” airs tonight at 9.Immediately following the all-new Criminal Minds is CSI: NY‘s own first original post-strike offering.  Tonight‘s feature picks up the trail of the case the team originally faced in “Down the Rabbit Hole” back in October.  Yes, the CSI franchise is officially back!  CSI: Miami kicked things off with a wedding-set murder last week, followed by this week‘s back-to-back, two-part cliffhanger. Read more »
It‘s CBS, so it‘s boring.  Sure, there are a fair share of CBS shows that I will watch religiously, but for a non-procedural drama fan, the pickings are slim.  CBS is a successful network because they know its audience and cater directly towards them.  At this morning‘s upfront presentation, CBS unveiled its fall schedule, and the surprises were minimal.  The network introduced five new series, which we will discuss below, and they all seem to fit in well with the network as a whole.  Bubble shows How I Met Your Mother and The New Adventures of Old Christine have survived – Moonlight has not.  Below you will find the full CBS Fall schedule, plus a look at each of CBS‘s new series. Read more »
Mac Taylor gets caught in his most dangerous crime scene ever as he attempts to establish that a man is innocent until proven guilty.  The suspense builds up tonight in the fourth season ender of CSI: NY. Warning: May contain spoilers. Read more »