‘Split Decisions’, ‘Kill Screen’ & ‘Habeas Corpse’ Official Details

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The franchise offers three new episodes this week, featuring murder at a casino, a deadly video game, and the season ten finale of CSI: Miami. Official plot details and cast lists after the jump.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation shuts down a casino in “Split Decisions” on Wednesday at 10:00pm ET/PT:

When the CSI team is called in to investigate a man who is shot at point-blank range in a local casino, they shut down the entire building to find their killer.

Co-Producer Brad Tanenbaum has directed 13 previous episodes of CSI, most recently “Tressed to Kill” from earlier this season. “Split Decisions” was co-written by writers’ assistant Michael FX Daley and Co-Executive Producer Richard Catalani. Daley has two previous credits, including season eleven’s “Man Up”; Catalani has written 24 episodes of the crime drama, most recently this year’s “Willows in the Wind”.

The following guest stars will appear in the episode:

  • Archie Kao as Archie Johnson
  • Sheeri Rappaport as Mandy Webster
  • Jon Wellner as Henry Andrews
  • Larry Mitchell as Officer Mitchell
  • Christopher Maxwell as Jordan Brentson
  • Joshua Desroches as Xavier Marx
  • Joshua Desroches as Kevin Chance
  • Jackson Pace as Avery Keil
  • Vaughn Armstrong as Dr. Dennis Keil
  • Sonia Rockwell as Shelley Jackman
  • Andrew Keegan as Lee Jacobs
  • Cheryl Hawker as Gladys
  • Stepfanie Kramer as Vivian Brentson
  • Megan Adams as Hot Girl’s Twin
  • Kirsten Adams as Hot Girl


Archie Kao, Sheeri Rappaport, Jon Wellner and Larry Mitchell are reprising established recurring roles. Andrew Keegan appeared in the premiere of CSI: New York’s seventh season, “The 34th Floor”, but his scene was cut from the episode. The other actors are new to the franchise.

On Friday, CSI: New York investigates a deadly game in “Kill Screen” at 9:00pm ET/PT:

The CSIs find themselves immersed in the world of competitive video gaming when they discover a murder may be related to a high-stakes tournament.

Director Allison Liddi-Brown has two credits for CSI: NY, most recently the season seven finale, “Exit Strategy”. The episode was written by Tim Dragga and Adam Scott Weissman, and it marks the first credit for both men.

The episode will feature the following actors and actresses in guest-starring roles:

  • Christopher Carley as Mitch Johnson
  • Matt Jones as Steve Blanton
  • Dov Tiefenbach as Walter Danzig
  • Becky O’Donohue as Vera Channing
  • Blake Gibbons as Darren Gorland
  • Sarah Adina as Gears Girl
  • Elisha Yaffe as Master Chief
  • Aimee Parker as Female Suit
  • Creagen Dow as Costumed Gear Soldier
  • Jesiree Dizon as Booth Babe


Dov Tiefenbach was in the CSI episode “Fannysmackin'” during the show’s seventh season. Becky O’Donohue guest-starred in “Blood Lust” during the ninth season of CSI: Miami. Blake Gibbons has appeared on Miami (“Backfire”) and CSI (“Man Up”). The other actors are new to the franchise.

CSI: Miami will be the first member of the franchise to end the season when “Habeas Corpse” airs on Sunday at 10:00pm ET/PT:

When one of the CSI’s biggest enemies is murdered, Horatio must determine which of his team members is a suspect, on the 10th season finale.

This is the thirty-seventh directing credit for Producer Sam Hill; his previous episodes include “Rest in Pieces” from earlier this season. “Habeas Corpse” was co-written by Executive Producers Barry O’Brien and Marc Dube. O’Brien has 23 previous credits, and Dube has 33; their most recent credit is for “Rest in Pieces”.

These guest stars will appear in “Habeas Corpse”:

  • Malcolm McDowell as Darren Vogel
  • Christian Clemenson as Tom Loman
  • Taylor Cole as Samantha Owens
  • Ryan McPartlin as ASA Josh Avery
  • Wes Ramsey as Dave Benton
  • Ty Panitz as Austin North
  • Jamie Harris as Eddie Coster
  • Michael Patrick McGill as Pete Evans
  • John Hundrieser as Desk Officer
  • Judith Scott as Ellen Phillips
  • Barry Livingston as Adoption Supervisor


Christian Clemenson, Taylor Cole and Wes Ramsey are reprising established recurring roles. Malcolm McDowell and Ryan McPartlin were in last week’s episode, “Law & Disorder”. Ty Panitz previously appeared as Austin North in “At Risk”. Jamie Harris was in the CSI episode “Disarmed and Dangerous” during season nine, and Michael Patrick McGill guest-starred in season six’s “Pirates of the Third Reich”. Judith Scott had a recurring role on CSI, and her most recent appearance was in the season one episode “I-15 Murders”.

“Split Decisions”, “Kill Screen” and “Habeas Corpse” begin airing April 4 on CBS.

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