Here’s the information, courtesy of TV Guide:
Do you have any scoop on the new CSI spin-off? — Aleah
The new show’s lead — Patricia Arquette’s Avery Ryan, the head of the FBI’s Cyber Crime Division — is a little quirky. In fact, she relies on an unusual ritual to clear her mind during investigations. But when she’s unable to fully replicate her routine while working a case in Las Vegas, her behavior will raise a few eyebrows — including those of Ted Danson’s D.B. Russell.
Also check out this tweet from the CSI writers confirming which episode will serve as the backdoor pilot:
— CSI Writers' Room (@CSIWritersRoom) March 13, 2014