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Summary

  • The president of CBS speaks about the surprising cancellations of
    NCIS: Hawaii
    And
    CSI: Vegas
    due to scheduling and financial challenges.
  • Despite strong numbers, both shows will not return for a fourth season as CBS clears out the roster for high-profile newcomers.
  • The
    NCIS
    And
    CSI
    Franchises face two different futures after the cancellation
    NCIS
    is still going strong and there are new spin-offs in production.


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Amy Reisenbach, president of CBS Entertainment, discusses the network's decision to cancel its shows NCIS: Hawaii And CSI: Vegas. Both shows are spin-offs of already successful franchises Vegas This is the fifth show in the CSI Franchise as a revival of the original and Hawaii is the fourth spin-off of the NCIS Franchise. Both shows achieved decent numbers for the network, but CBS made the unexpected decision to cancel them.


According to reports from The WrapReisenbach confirmed that neither series will be returning for a fourth season, while CEO George Cheeks cited this The overall performance of both as well as finances were cited as the main reasons for the cancellation. For this reason, they cannot be converted into Paramount+ originals. The news comes even as CBS reports it will finish the 2023-24 season as the most-watched primetime network in a stunning 16th season. Read Reisenbach and Cheeks' comments below:

Reisenbach:
It is our job to keep the schedule up to date [and] Keep the momentum going. We had to make some really tough decisions this year, but everything came back really strong.

Cheeks:
Because budgets are tight, we don't have an unlimited number of slots at Paramount+.


What the cancellations of NCIS: Hawai'i and CSI: Vegas mean for CBS

Couldn't one of the shows be canceled?


The success and existing legacy of the franchise is what makes it CSI: VegasThe surprise cancellation of the fourth season is even more shocking NCIS: Hawaii's cancellation leaves audiences with a frustrating, unfinished storyline. Reisenbach's reasoning for the decision sounds a bit hollow, especially considering the fact that viewership for both shows was quite high. It's more likely that the network felt the need to clear out the roster to give upcoming shows a chance.

CBS has several high-profile newcomers on the way, including one
Matlock
Reboot and another
NCIS
Spin-off, the Gibbs prequel
Origins.

Audiences hoping for a change in their decision shouldn't hold their breath The network ruled out the possibility of one Clap-Style reversal, where a canceled show is instead revived due to audience outcry. This could be an attempt by CBS to reinvent itself from a position of strength and clear the slate for the 2024-25 season, which so far appears to be based on intellectual property in which the network firmly believes.


As for them NCIS And CSI After the cancellations, franchises face two different future prospects Hawaii And Vegas. CSI has no ongoing spin-off shows, however The WrapThe report reveals that there is one in “active development.” In the meantime, NCIS With the franchise still going strong and the original series currently in its 21st season, NCIS: Sydney was recently renewed for a second season and two additional spin-offs are set to begin production in the coming months. CBS hopes that the new broadcast season will be as successful as the last despite the cancellations.

Source: The Wrap

  • The cast of NCIS: Hawai'i poses on the beach above the show's title

    NCIS: Hawaii

    NCIS: Hawaii is the fourth spin-off of the police series NCIS. It's about a team of Naval Criminal Investigative Service agents who investigate a variety of difficult and shocking crimes. Vanessa Lachey plays Jane Tennant alongside Alex Tarrant as Kai Holman, Noah Mills as Jesse Boone, Tori Anderson as Kate Whistler, Yasmine Al-Bustami as Lucy Tara and Jason Antoon as Ernie Malik.

  • Poster for the TV series “CSI Vegas”.

    CSI: Vegas

    CSI: Vegas is a mystery crime television series created by Jason Tracey and a spin-off of the core Crime Scene Investigation series. Viewers follow Maxine Roby and her team of investigators as they use their latest and greatest scientific tools in the fight against crime.


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