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By Carolina
April 13, 2005 - 11:51 PM

  • According to Variety, CSI: Miami ruled on Monday night, pulling in a whopping 20.1 million viewers and earning 6.6/17 of the share in adults 18-49. The episode beat the combined numbers for the Miss USA Pageant (NBC) and Supernanny (ABC).

  • Regarding the recent split of the company Viacom into two, Business Week Online deemed it as a bad idea, claiming the company is better off as a whole. But Viacom is confident in their decision to split. "Shakespeare said a rose by any other name smells as sweet, and I've now got two roses," Sumner Redstone, Viacom chairman, said.

  • George Eads (Nick Stokes) recently came in 49th place in E!'s 50 Steamiest Southern Stars. The show will air on April 16th at 8/7c. Thanks to the George Eads livejournal community for this!

  • The official CSI: Miami website has been revamped to the new layout and updated with the Sex and Taxes recap.

  • Graeme Revell, who provided the soundtrack for the first season of CSI: Miami, will be honored with the BMI Richard Kirk Award . The award is given annually to an individual for their outstanding musical performance in motion pictures and television.

  • According to TV Tome CSI: New York this week premiered in Southeast Asia and India on AXN every Tuesday 9:00 PM (SIN) and Tuesday 10:30 PM (IST).

  • For those of you who are Nevada residents and are dying at a peek at the CSI season finale, Tarantino will be shooting selected scenes of the episode in Las Vegas this upcoming Thursday and Friday. The episode has been entitled "Grave Danger".

  • Gary Dourdan (Warrick Brown) will be one of the celebrities attending the Hollywood Collectors & Celebrities Show in Burbank California, which will take place on the 23rd and 24th of April. Tickets are available to the public at a cost of 15 dollars for one day and 25 dollars for two. Thanks to Elyse for this!

  • The Hollywood Reporter has gathered a list of all the pilots currently being on revision by CBS. President Nina Tassler commented the network will continue to try to build a younger audience and hopefully add a new hit drama to the schedule. "We're always looking to build off of our success with "CSI" and the other procedurals [...] In most of our dramas this season, we've tried to explore multiple dramas, franchises within each show that give us the opportunity to tell stories from sometimes divergent points of view."

  • The David Caruso Online Gallery has been updated with screen caps of the episodes "Bunk" and "Body Count".

  • For those who are always looking to learn something extra about the world of crime scene investigation, the National Geographic Channel will air Explorer: The Witchcraft Murder on April 15th. The documentary will revolve around the gruesome series of murders that occurred in Britain, where victims were killed ritualistically.

  • Ethlie Ann Vare, one of the writers for CSI, recently spoke to students at Ball State University in Indiana about the realities of writing for television.

  • Real-life crime scene investigators recently decided to analyze the episode "A Night at the Movies" to separate fact from fiction regarding the science of the show.

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