"Homecoming" -  D.B. Russell (Ted Danson) and Barbara Russell (Peri Gilpin) in the season finale of CSI (Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS)

‘CSI’ Finale Promises the Introduction of Mrs. Russell – and the Ultimate Home Invasion

Season 12 was kind of a game changer for “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” with the introduction of several new characters and the departure of a long-time favorite. Ted Danson joined the cast as D.B. Russell, replacing Lawrence Fishburne’s Dr. Ray Langston, but actually coming in more as an equal to Gil Grissom (William Petersen), as […]

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Ted Danson Gets a ‘CSI’ Wife

It’s two degrees of “Cheers.” “Frasier” star Peri Gilpin has been tapped to play Ted Danson’s wife on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” Gilpin will play Allison, D.B. Russell’s better half, according to TV Line, which says she is “the intellectual equal of her brilliant husband, the one woman who doesn’t just rule his heart, but […]

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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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