“It’s time for Miami … to go into retirement.”
CBS has made its CSI decision: CSI: Miami is being cancelled after a rather incredible 10-season run. CSI: NY is expected to live on for a ninth season, though that’s not official yet.
Though Miami (10.8 million viewers, 2.5 among adults 18-49) had better ratings than NY (10.4 million, 1.9), as we’re sure learning this upfront season, the ratings mattered less than other elements like the show’s time slot (NY was fairly stable in a tougher Friday night gig vs. Miami struggling on Sundays) and the show’s age (the older the series, the more expensive its cast and producer deals).
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