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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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linda April 10, 2013 at 7:53 pm

They already cancelled CSI MIAMI which was a great show. Please don’t Cancelled CSI NEW YORK I love Mac Taylor and want to see what happens next in season 10


Cakinator April 10, 2013 at 12:01 pm

Renew it; stop airing it on Fridays! Put it back to back with the original CSI & you will see ratings come back up!


Mary Beth April 9, 2013 at 9:04 pm

Please renew CSI New York. There are not many shows I watch. Love NCIS and CSI New York. Never got into the original CSI. Please renew.


Anonymous April 9, 2013 at 7:49 pm

it cannot stop!!!! one of my favourites!!! and so was a gifted man!!! they shudnt have cancelled it and shudnt even be considering cancelling csi ny


Carole April 9, 2013 at 4:44 pm

CSI NY is the best CSI show on TV .. the cast is terrific–Gary Sinese and Sela Ward are actors and you’re lucky to have them on this show. They make it realistic and their characters draw us into the show and entertain us leaving us wanting more. Please don’t cancel this series … it’s simply the best CSI!!


angela April 9, 2013 at 1:38 pm

We love this show it is the best
Of the CSIs ! Therefore we
Would love to see it renewed!
It hasn’t ran its course yet
So please don’t cancel it!
The Jensen women


janice auddino April 9, 2013 at 10:33 am

I love CSI NY, NCIS,Mentalist and Goodwife, they are my favorite shows on CBS< They are the only ones I care for, except maybe for Mike and Molly, We do not care for two broke girls or two and a half men, they are way to vulgar for the 60 and up braket


Irene April 9, 2013 at 8:52 am

Come on they took off csi miami and now csi ny? These are great writers and great shows I really look forward to watching them. It it getting worse with putting on all these reality shows TOO much
we need stories and watch wonderful actors if tv keeps going with reality no one will watch tv anymore


Jack Sparks April 9, 2013 at 12:53 am

Leave it on. I love the characters and the stories and deep.


Jim and Joyce Barker April 8, 2013 at 11:47 pm

We enjoy this show and would be very disappointed if it does not continue. We also like the show Vegas. Please keep these shows on and in production.


Karen McIntyre April 8, 2013 at 8:08 pm

Please leave CSI NY on. Television is getting so bad. All that is on anymore are reality shows. PLEASE!!!! That stuff is crap. You took off Miami and now you want to take off NY. Take the original one off. It sucks.


jbear April 8, 2013 at 8:01 pm

Do Not cancel Csi NY. You already cancelled CSI Miami. I am sick of you cancelling good shows for stupid comedies and reality shows. KEEP IT.


michel April 8, 2013 at 2:54 pm

It Should stay just that the normal version is already canceld for me when william petersen left after garry dougran that show was history right away when lawrence fishburn took over the crimelab as boss.

Now marg is gone to the show has run it’s course

csi ny has allot more drama to it that csi lv and it has a minimal of 3 open storrylines to tell and the character take you with them to get to know them thats wath makes csi ny the best.

just renew it CBS period


Istar April 8, 2013 at 2:04 pm

I was so devastated when CSI MIAMI has been cancelled :( :( it was a cliffhanger! I miss Horation and the whole gang :( why does CBS cancels great shows! ??? they kept on replacing reality shows that in realty it is stupid and well scripted! Please, please bring CSI NY back… I love Mac Taylor <3


K r w April 8, 2013 at 9:53 am

CSI NY and CSI Miami were great shows and fun to watch. You took CSI Miami off with no warning. Please do not do that to this one.


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