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CSI: NY: Cancelled or Renewed for Season 10?

CSI NY cancel or renew?Here we go again. Tonight, CBS airs the ninth season finale of CSI: NY. Will the long-running show be cancelled so that it ends up also being the series finale as well?

As with any show, the network has to look at the costs to produce CSI: NY versus the revenue it generates. CSI: NY has been on the air for nearly 200 episodes and so the costs have risen over the years. Unfortunately, the ratings haven’t gone up as well.

In season seven, CSI: NY averaged a 1.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 10.03 million total viewers. Last season, the show averaged a 1.6 demo rating with 9.94 million. This year, it’s averaged a 1.4 rating with 9.68 million viewers.

Is it worthwhile for the network to keep producing more episodes or should they try something new? They haven’t had any luck launching new dramas on Friday nights — Made in Jersey and A Gifted Man, for example — so trying to replace CSI: NY might be a tricky proposition.

As Gary Sinise recently told Larry King regarding the ninth season renewal, “It was a 50-50 toss-up. We have a good solid show but I know from a business perspective what they’re thinking about, looking at. Has our show run its course? Can they find a new show that’s cheaper to make than ours that can do as well? They have to take a lot into account but we’re a solid show.”

If CSI: NY does return it will be without one castmember. Hill Harper, who’s played Sheldon Hawkes since the show began, is leaving. He’s becoming a series regular on USA’s Covert Affairs drama starting with season four.

What do you think? Has CSI: NY run its course? Should CBS cancel it and replace it with an existing drama or something new? Would you like to see it come back for a 10th year?

 

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chet resko April 3, 2013 at 9:32 pm

Cancellation of csi ny would be a HUGE mistake. This is one of the few intelligent dramas on tv.

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Mary L De La Garza April 3, 2013 at 7:12 pm

Bring CSI New York back for a tenth season. It’s a wonderful drama crime series. It’s cast of actors are great.

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R.A. April 3, 2013 at 9:51 pm

I agree with you. It’s one of the best on television today.

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Maggie J April 3, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Please don’t cancel CSI NY. Both my husband and I enjoy watching it. It has an excellent cast of actors. The writing is excellent. It is the series that my husband took to Afghanistan with him. He also appreciated the fact that Gary Sinise supported the troops. Have you even considered the fact that there is a demographic group out there that is over 30 and spends money on the things that sponser this program? I have never written a fan letter before, so this is important to me…
I am sick of the reality shows. their is no thought that goes into them. That’s entertainment?

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brittany April 3, 2013 at 3:22 pm

I don’t watch tv but when I do CSI NY is one show I can’t miss. You should replace so of those other stupid shows and leave CSI, csi NY, criminal minds, undercover boss, and NCIS (my favorite) alone.

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Francisca April 3, 2013 at 12:15 pm

Hi, from far away country. I enjoy your CSI:NY, eventhough i just can watch from dvd which i should wait too, so please don’t cancel it. Love the messers very much.

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Wayne April 3, 2013 at 11:09 am

Keep it on. It’s the best out of all the CSI’s

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Anonymous April 2, 2013 at 9:53 pm

I LOVE CSI:NY! You don’t seem to check the demographics of the 50+ age group! I want to see Mac & Christine get married, see Danny & Lindsay have bambino #2, see Sid get better, as Hill Harper’s leaving, and MAYBE Don Flack can finally find happiness as well! My shows, in order , are; 1) CSI:NY , 2) NCIS, 3)Castle, $) Undercover Boss; otherwise, I watch a lot of the shows on USA! At least let them have a phenomenal 10th season, then if you want to put it in syndication “heaven”, put it on a station that DOESN’T have SPORTS getting in the way! THAT’S why you’ve got any number of sports networks!!!

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stacy April 2, 2013 at 5:30 pm

Please don’t cancel my favorite show!

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anna beth April 2, 2013 at 4:06 pm

If you do cancel CSI:NY please bring back CSI:miami as I really liked that show, and my favorite character Wolfe who I really miss! Or if you could add Wolfe to CSI : NY or CSI : Crime Scene Investigation!!

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joeldesgranges March 31, 2013 at 7:57 pm

good morning sir& madam hi not want to cancel the serie of csi:ny with gary sinise because his very good actor also producer hi miss allready csi:miami,i love the series of csi thank you very much fom cbs from mr joel desgranges

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Karen March 31, 2013 at 7:07 pm

DINT CANCEL PlEASE MY FAVORITE SHOW!!!!!!!

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Carol March 30, 2013 at 7:48 am

Don’t cancel the show, I really enjoy it. I’m tired of the reality shows, same old thing. CSI NY is a good show.

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Andrea March 29, 2013 at 8:41 pm

I will never watch CBS again if they cancel csi ny, its my favorite.

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Anonymous March 29, 2013 at 1:46 pm

CSINY is family. I’ve watched it since I was 12. Please bring it back along with Mac’s wedding and Dansay’s kid!

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Tracy Price March 29, 2013 at 1:11 pm

Tracy
Please do not cancel CSI : NY Gary Sinise is a good actor and producer. I will miss Hill Harper as he is a good actor. I watch many reality shows except for survivor.

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