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CBS Offers Details & Photos For ‘CSI’ Finale & ‘CSI:Cyber’, ‘Criminal Minds’ & ‘NCIS’ Franchise Premieres

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First look at the new season

First look at the new season

CSI Files previously posted details about the upcoming series finale of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, along with the season premieres of CSI: Cyber, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans and Criminal Minds. CBS has now shared official press releases for all six shows, along with the first promotional photos of the season for CSI, Minds and the NCIS franchise. You can find the information and photo links below.

CSI’s two-hour series finale will air on Sunday, September 27 at 9:00pm ET/PT. Here is the synopsis from the press release for “Immortality, Part 1” and “Immortality, Part 2” (the guest cast, writer and director are listed in the episode guide):

Grissom and Willows return to help the CSI team solve a catastrophic case that paralyzes all of Las Vegas, on the special two-hour series finale.

And here are two tweets with promo photos:

The season seven premiere of NCIS: LA will air on Monday, September 21 at 9:59pm ET/PT. Here’s the description, list of guest stars, writer and director for the episode, from the official press release:

“Active Measures” — When Callen goes rogue and embarks on a secret mission that leaves Sam and the team in the dark, Hetty demands that his operation be shut down and tasks the team with finding him.

Guest Stars:

Erik Palladino as CIA Officer Vostanik Sabatino
Ravil Isyanov as Anatoli Kirkin
DA Matzke as Old Dude
Jeff De Serrano as LAPD Officer
Meg Braden as Surfer Chick

Writer: Executive Producer R Scott Gemmill
Director: Executive Producer John Peter Kousakis

And check out this link to the first photos from the season:

NCIS kicks off season 13 the following night, on Tuesday, September 22 at 8:00pm ET/PT. Here’s the official synopsis, list of guest stars, writers and director for the premiere:

“Stop the Bleeding” — Gibbs fights for his life aboard a Navy hospital ship after being shot, while DiNozzo and Joanna Teague travel to Shanghai to try and take down the Calling. Jon Cryer begins a multi-episode arc as Gibbs’ surgeon, Dr. Cyril Taft. Mimi Rogers returns as CIA Officer Joanna Teague.

Guest Stars:

Jon Cryer as Dr Cyril Taft
Muse Watson as Mike Franks
Daniel Zolghadri as Luke Harris
Giles Matthey as Daniel Budd
David Andrews as US Secretary of Defense Errol Coyne
Adetokumboh McCormack as Matthew Rousseau
Kenny Leu as CIA Officer Kenny Young
Hector Hugo as Navy Commander Fred Lewis
Katie Roberts as Navy Surgical Tech Ensign Joni Ryan
Mila Brener as Kelly Gibbs
Kent Shocknek as ZNN News Reporter Guy Ross
Jim Lau as Old Vendor
Donnabella Mortel as Navy Corpsman

Writers: Executive Producers Gary Glasberg and Scott Williams
Director: Tony Wharmby

You can find the photos linked in the tweet below, or click here to see the first in the collection:

Following at 9:00pm ET/PT, the second season of NCIS: NOLA also gets started on Tuesday, September 22. Here’s the description from the press release, along with the guest cast list, writer and director:

“Sic Semper Tyranis” — After a military convoy is bombed on a New Orleans bridge, Pride and the team plan a dangerous undercover operation to retrieve a stolen missile and prevent an attack on a U.S. Naval ship. Grammy Award-winning artist Dr. John performs and guest stars as himself.

Guest Stars:

Dr John as Himself
Yancy Arias as ATF Special Agent Miguel Aritza
Patrick Brennan as Zed Hastings
Clare Carey as Anna Boudreau
Grant Harvey as Connor
Rya Meyers as Sara Strand
Brian Stapf as Mark Yaden
Seth Dousman as Navy Chief Petty Officer Pete Olson
Michael Krikorian as Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Miles Grayson
David Kency as Navy Commander Joseph Coleman
Elliott Grey as Brant Boudreau
Christopher J Gunter as Militia Man

Writer: Executive Producer Jeffrey Lieber
Director: James Whitmore, Jr

Also check out the promotional photo linked below:

Criminal Minds launches season 11 on Wednesday, September 30 at 9:00pm ET/PT. Here’s the synopsis, guest cast list, writer and director for the premiere, from the press release:

“The Job” — The BAU searches for a serial killer who leaves distinctive marks on victims’ faces with the help of an impressive potential new team member, forensic psychologist Dr. Tara Lewis. Aisha Tyler joins the cast in a recurring role as forensic psychologist Dr. Tara Lewis.

Guest Stars:

Brian Appel as Agent Anderson
Jacqueline Pinol as Dr Judith Mertz
Robert Neary as Giuseppe Montolo
Jose Zuniga as Al Eisenmund
Jamie Tompkins as Betty Wilson
Josh Coxx as Captain Phil Wilson
John Marshall Jones as Detective Mike Warner
Joe Pistone as Detective Dustin Paddock
Noelle Toland as Junkie
JP Giuliotti as Brian Taylor
Mary T Sala as Nurse
Crispin Alapag as Workman

Writer: Co-Executive Producer Breen Frazier
Director: Co-Executive Producer Glenn Kershaw

And here’s the link to the first look photos:

Finally, the second season of CSI: Cyber kicks off on Sunday, October 4 at 10:00pm ET/PT. Here’s the synopsis for the premiere, along with the guest cast list, writer and director:

“Why-Fi” — Avery welcomes D.B. Russell to the team as they investigate a burglary/homicide committed by someone who hacked the home’s security system remotely. Also, Avery considers moving to a new position within the hierarchy of the FBI, Krumitz is a witness in his sister’s trial, Elijah deals with a delicate family situation and more is revealed about Nelson’s and Raven’s backgrounds. Ted Danson joins the cast as D.B. Russell, the new Director of Next Generation Forensics, who transfers to Washington, D.C. from Las Vegas.

Guest Stars:

Landall Goolsby as Harlan
Brian Groh as Lonnie
Angela Trimbur as Francine Krumitz
Ione Butler as Ellen Peters
McKenna Roberts as Rae
Serendipity Lillliana as Harlan’s daughter
Zakary Shawn Risinger as Harlan’s son
Shiloh Nelson as Lindy
Elyse Cole as Young Francine
Shane Francis Smith as Young Krumitz
Molly Burnett as Nina
John Patrick Kelly as Judge
Tiffany C Adams as Defense Attorney
Greg Cromer as John Fable

Writer: Executive Producer Pam Veasey
Director: CSI producer Alec Smight

CBS has not yet posted first look photos for CSI: Cyber’s season two premiere, but we’ll share them when they are available.

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