Vegas,’ William Petersen Exits – The Hollywood Reporter

CSI: Vegas It will have a second season on CBS, but it will continue without William Petersen’s Jill Grissom.

The network has renewed its revival of the long-running franchise, which features a mix of original and new cast members. The truck is coming in a week CSI: Vegas The 10-episode first season completed on December 8.

The sources say The Hollywood Reporter that Petersen agreed to reprise his on-screen role as Grissom only for the first 10-episode season. However, he will remain an executive producer for the series. New cast members – Paula Newsom, Matt Lauria, Mandeep Dillon and Mel Rodriguez – are all set to return, and a return for original series star Jorja Fox is possible although it isn’t closed yet.

“Incredibly talented CSI: Vegas The creative team and the cast did a great job this first season, updating and shooting brilliantly CSI A world with new stories and a new crime lab, proving that after 20 years, the CSI “The fan base remains hungry for more and ready to start a new chapter in this illustrious franchise,” said Amy Risenbach, executive vice president of current programming at CBS.

CSI: Vegas It is the premiere of the CBS series for beginners to earn a spot on the network’s 2022-23 schedule. The only other first-year show to score a renewal so far is NBC la pria.

Although it had modest ratings on the same day – with an average of 3.71 million viewers and 0.4 ratings among adults 18-49 – the series has grown exponentially with viewing delays. It added 3.09 million viewers in the week after its initial broadcast (the most of any first-year drama this fall) and doubled its rating from 18-49.

Produced by CBS Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Television CSI: Vegas. Jason Tracy, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, Kristi Ann Reed, CSI Content creator Anthony Zwicker, Carol Mendelsohn, Ann Donahue, Craig O’Neill, William Petersen, and Cindy Schvatal are executive producers; Ota Preswitz directed and directed the first episode.

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