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Full disclosure: I haven't watched CSI in years, but that didn't mean tonight wasn't a total emotional roller coaster for me. I watched every single episode for the first nine seasons at least, and even stuck around for a couple more after Grissom left (and broke my heart in the process). Even when I stopped watching, the show never really left my brain. I can't hear The Who's Who Are You without singing along for 30 seconds, and that time Nick Stokes (George Eads) was buried alive still haunts me to this day. I know weird things about bugs thanks to this show, and we will never forget the way cute lab tech Greg Sanders (Eric Szmanda) awakened some previously »
Eric Szmanda, who has played forensic investigator Greg Sanders on CBS’s fading-to-black CSI: Crime Scene Investigation since the series debuted in 2001, has signed with Abrams Artists Agency for representation in all theatrical areas, the agency tells Deadline. The announcement comes as CSI comes to an end with this Sunday’s two-hour series final. Szmanda has appeared in all but nine of the program’s 337 episodes. Szmanda also has appeared in such films as Rules of Attrac… »
Actors, writers, producers and creators of CBS hit show “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” gathered Wednesday night for a panel to mark its series finale at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. The Q&A concluded the 2015 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews.
Devoted fan and Entertainment Weekly writer Lynette Rice moderated the event and began with a question directed to creator Anthony E. Zuiker. Rice asked how he thought to redefine the television crime genre, singing the iconic theme song, “Who were you, who who who who?”
“I was watching a show called ‘The New Detectives’ on the Discovery Channel and saw a forensic docu-drama… about a cheerleader who was killed and they pulled a long blonde hair out of the headrest,” Zuiker started.
After a voice-over explained the cause of death from studying the strand, Zuiker said, “That’s when I learned that the body really is the perfect »
- Mannie Holmes
S. Craig Zahler helmed the project about an unlikely team of gunslingers who set out to bring a group of settlers home after they're kidnapped by ruthless cannibal savages. [Source: THR]
Mad Max: The Wastelands
Though there's demand for it, talk of a sequel to "Mad Max: Fury Road" remains premature at this point it would seem. Though having already scored a rumored title - "Mad Max: The Wasteland" - "Fury Road" star Charlize Theron did not seem to know anything about another 'Max' film when asked about it this week.
Speaking with USA Today, Theron says: "What's Wasteland? This is all news to me. I have not heard anything like that."
Untitled Brad Peyton Project
- Garth Franklin
With just over one month to go until CSI's series finale, fans aren't the only ones feeling nostalgic. Original cast member Marg Helgenberger, who has appeared as Catherine Willows for the last 15 years and 300 episodes, gathered former costars together for some epic social media photos during finale filming. (As they say, pics or it didn't happen!) Among the #Ogcsi fam in attendance? William Petersen (who played Gil Grissom and is an CSI executive producer), Eric Szmanda (Greg Sanders), Paul Guilfoyle (Capt. Jim Brass), and Jorja [...] »
The gang is back for the CSI finale. Marg Helgenberger has tweeted behind-the scenes pics from the set of the 2-hour CSI: Crime Scene Investigation finale, which will air on Sunday, September 27. Above is Helgenberger with fellow original star William Petersen. Helgenberger’s second tweet below shows five original characters: Catherine Willows (Helgenberger), Dr. Gil Grissom (Petersen), Sara Sidle (Jorja Fox), Greg Sanders (Eric Szmanda), and Jim Brass (Paul… »
It's the end of an era. After 15 seasons and more than 300 episodes, CSI is coming to an end. And its bringing back some major players for its special two-hours series finale on Sept. 27. Original star Marg Helgenberger, who now stars on CBS' Under the Dome, posted two photos from the set, showing five of the longrunning series' original stars reunited. "#Ogcsi Great fun today with this gang!" Helgenberger captioned a photo from William Petersen, Jorja Fox, Eric Szmanda and Paul Guilfoyle. And the other photo should please some CSI shippers immensely. In the photo, Helgenberger poses with Petersen, reuniting Catherine Willows and Gil Grissom, two characters fans have »
(Nearly) the entire CSI gang is back in action, shooting the CBS procedural’s two-hour finale event (Sept. 27), and thanks to the long list of returning stars, we’re getting a behind-the-scenes look as the reunions unfold.
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Marg Helgenberger, for example, couldn’t resist sharing the above photo of Grissom (William Petersen) and Willows together again. She also shared this group shot with Jorja Fox, Eric Szmanda and Paul Guilfoyle:
#Ogcsi Great fun today with this gang! pic.twitter.com/HHAx9norkj
— Marg Helgenberger (@MargHelgen) July 31, 2015
Ready or not, it’s almost time to say goodbye to CSI. The long-running CBS procedural’s finale is slated to air Sunday, Sept. 27, and TVLine can now confirm more than 10 vets returning to the fold for the farewell fete.
* Paul Guilfoyle as Captain Jim Brass (original run: 2000–2014)
* Jorja Fox as Sara Sidle (2000–2015)
* Jon Wellner as »
Episodes: 335 (hour) + finale movie
TV show dates: October 6, 2000 -- September 27, 2015
Series status: Cancelled
Performers include: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Laurence Fishburne, Ted Danson, Paul Guilfoyle, George Eads, Eric Szmanda, Robert David Hall, Gary Dourdan, Jorja Fox, David Berman, Wallace Langham, Archie Kao, Louise Lombard, Liz Vassey, Gerald McCullouch, Larry Mitchell, Joseph Patrick Kelly, Marc Vann, Sheeri Rappaport, Jon Wellner, Skip O'Brien, and Alex Carter.
TV show description:
This drama follows the cases of the Las Vegas Police Department's Crime Scene Investigation division (otherwise known as a crime lab).
The division solves crimes almost entirely through the means of forensics evidence and interesting procedures and equipment. The cases are sometimes bizarre and often reflect the series' unique setting but unlike many other dramas, »
The series was once CBS' top-rated show but those days are long gone and it's now time for the original CSI: Crime Scene Investigation TV series to end. There won't be a 16th season but there will be a conclusion.
Debuting in October 2000, CSI follows Las Vegas crime scene investigators as they try to solve bizarre cases. This season's castmates are Ted Danson, Elisabeth Shue, George Eads, Jorja Fox, Eric Szmanda, Robert David Hall, Wallace Langham, David Berman, Elisabeth Hamois, and Jon Wellner.
It's the end of an era for CBS: CSI has been canceled. The long-running drama's current season, its 15th, will be its last. Yep, after more than 300 episodes, the crime scene investigators are hanging up their rubber gloves and goggles. However, the series isn't going away without a proper goodbye. A two-hour series finale featuring original cast members William Petersn and Marg Helgenberger will return for the Sunday, Sept. 27 special to bid farewell. Over the years CSI starred Petersen, Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads, Paul Guilfoyle, Jorja Fox, Eric Szmanda, Robert David Hall, Louise Lombard, Wallace Langham, Lauren Lee Smith, Laurence Fishburne, Liz Vassey, David Berman, Ted Danson, Elisabeth Harnois, »
12 items from 2015
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