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By Caillan
January 11, 2005 - 9:11 AM

  • Jeffrey Robinson at DVD Talk has cast a critical eye over the DVD release of CSI: Miami's second season. Here's an excerpt from his analysis:

    CSI: Miami is far from my favorite television series, which was mainly because the content of the first season was not extremely gripping. However, I felt that the second season was a big improvement over the first season. In general, the focus on its main set of characters was developed better and the writing had much more entertaining stories that were easy to follow.

    The complete review can be found at this page.

  • Eagle-eyed forum posters at Talk CSI have noticed that one of Carmine Giovinazzo's (Danny Messer) paintings (available for viewing at his web site) was featured in the recent CSI: New York episode, "Tri-Borough".

  • Screencaps from the dailies for CSI's "Who Shot Sherlock?" are now up at the William Petersen Appreciation Page.

  • Further screencaps from the episode can be found at Jorja Fox Online, as well as photos from the recent People's Choice Awards.

  • USA Today has profiled the CBS network's "rising hit", NCIS, which it says many viewers who are not fans of the JAG spin-off may confuse with CSI.

  • According to Keloland.com, Dakota State University is one of several higher education institutions experiencing an upswing in science enrollments owing to the success of CSI. Starting this fall, the university will offer a scientific forensic technology major for aspiring criminalists.

  • ABC Primetime Entertainment president Stephen McPherson will be honored with the Directors Guild of America Diversity Award on January 29, the Futon Critic reported. According to the press release, McPherson is "credited with developing the hit CBS drama franchise CSI".

  • The Boston Herald has posted a brief interview with Paul Carafotes, who plays the recurring role of Detective Thacker on CSI: New York.

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