Ratings: ‘American Idol’ Down 27% in Return, Still Tops Night

“American Idol,” the nation’s perennially top rated show, was down 27 percent from last season’s premiere in its return to the Fox schedule Wednesday, according to preliminary numbers.

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Elisabeth Shue Joins Cast of ‘CSI’

Elisabeth Shue is returning to Sin City. The Oscar-nominated star of “Leaving Last Vegas” has been cast as “CSI’s” new leading lady. Shue replaces departing series regular Marg Helgenberger, who will exit her full-time role as Catherine Willows in January. She’ll first appear in the show’s Feb. 15 episode alongside this season’s other new recruit, […]

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‘Grissom’ Returning to ‘CSI’ for Helgenberger Send-Off

Original “CSI” star William Petersen will make another one of his infrequent returns to the CBS series this coming season, TVGuide.com is reporting. The Web site got the scoop from co-star George Eads (he plays Stokes) who divulged that Petersen – the long-time star of the series (for nine seasons) and an executive producer – […]

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