CSI: Crime Scene Investigation


Red Arrow invests in Skogland’s Mad Rabbit

Red Arrow Entertainment’s latest strategic play is investing in a new production company led by Canadian director and showrunner Kari Skogland. The international production arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Media has team with Skogland and industry veteran Peter Sussman to create Mad Rabbit Entertainment, a joint venture that will be based in Toronto and LA. The company […]

CBS to dispose of CSI

US broadcast network CBS is expected to confirm the axing of long-running procedural CSI: Crime Scene Investigation tomorrow at its new season schedule launch. Various US news outlets are reporting the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced show, which follows forensic investigators as they undertake cases, is not among 10 scripted series renewed for the 2015-16 season. How CBS […]

Telefonica SVOD service buys CBS dramas

The new subscription on-demand service of Spanish telco Telefonica has close a multi-year rights agreement for dramas from CBS and Showtime. The exclusive deal with CBS Studios International hands Telefonica Spain-owned Movistar Series Under the Dome, The Good Wife and new season hit Madam Secretary (pictured) from CBS and Penny Dreadful, Ray Donovan and Golden […]

France’s TF1 investigates CSI: Cyber

TF1 has acquired the latest CSI: Crime Scene Investigation spin-off, CSI: Cyber. The French commercial broadcaster has taken exclusive first-window rights to the series, which recently launched on broadcast net CBS in the US. TF1 has aired the original CSI in France since 2001. “The CSI franchise is a French audience favorite on TF1 with […]

News brief: Lifetime dropping Drop Dead Diva

US cable net Lifetime has said that comedy drama series Drop Dead Diva will come to an end after its upcoming sixth season. The Sony Pictures Television-produced show follows a model who dies and finds her soul resurfacing in the body of a talented, overweight lawyer. The body-swap series was created by Josh Berman (Bones, […]

German SVOD platform latest to go Under the Dome

Vivendi’s European SVOD service Watchever is the latest buyer of CBS miniseries Under the Dome. Fresh from bringing the stars of the show out to Cannes for MIPCOM last week, CBS Studios International has secured a multi-year deal for the show with Watchever in Germany to begin in January next year. It covers seasons one […]

LA Screenings 2013: CBS Studios cuts two European volume deals

As the LA Screenings come to a close, CBS Studios International has inked two volume agreements with European broadcasters. The studio has locked in deals with Amedia in Russia and MTV3 in Finland. In Russia, CBS has agreed a multiyear, multiplatform deal with Amedia, the producer and channel operator that earlier this week inked a […]

Graham King takes the reins at GK-tv after Craig Cegielski exit

Movie producer Graham King has taken over the running of his company’s TV department after the departure of its president, Craig Cegielski. TBI understands that Cegielski left GK-tv late last year. He is now running a new entertainment firm called Open Circle, which is based in LA. GK moved swiftly to deny that his exit […]

CBS starts streaming full episodes to iPads and iPhones

CBS has launched a new app that allows iPad and iPhone users to stream full episodes of TV shows from the US broadcast network. Content from CBS’primetime, daytime and late night schedules will be available. Daytime and late night shows will be available to stream a day after their air date and most primetime shows […]