CBS is attempting to revive the 1960s series The Wild Wild West, according to Deadline.com.
The network has tapped Battlestar Galactica developer/executive producer Ron Moore and CSI executive producer Naren Shankar to write and executive-produce the remake. The duo previously worked together on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
The May 8 CSI 9 pmET CBS is all about rubber chicken and not the kind they serve at Vegas conventions In an unusual crossover Two and a Half Men creators Chuck Lorre and Lee Aronsohn and their writing staff penned the script for the episode Its called Two and a Half Deaths reveals CSI executive producer Naren Shankar who returned the favor by cowriting the murder-themed May 5 episode of Men And a rubber chicken figures prominentlyThe story revolves around the death of a sitcom diva played by Katey Sagal whos so hated by her coworkers that when she turns up dead everyones a suspect Its more a case of who didnt do it than awhodunit says executive producer Carol MendelsohnCSI is usually dark and bizarre but this one promises to be laugh-out-loud funny according to Mendelsohn Its a murder mystery in the style of the great Columbo and classic detective shows that we all know and love she says It combines the wit and insight of Chuck Lorre
All season long on CBS' CSI (Thursdays at 9 pm/ET), it's been the little things that have given Gil Grissom (William Petersen) the biggest headaches. Literally. He's spent the year hunting down a killer who creates exact miniature replicas of crime scenes — and even took a sabbatical to escape the stress. But now it looks like his search for the psychopath will pay off. "The killer will definitely be revealed," says executive producer Naren Shankar. "This is going to be a disturbing and very, very creepy episode."
All of the CSI team will be involved in the hunt to find the killer and save the next victim, but it's going to be Grissom doing most of the work. In fact, he's become so obsessed with the case, he takes to building his own miniature that Shanka
It's easy to take shows like the original CSI for granted. (I often hear from viewers wondering why no one makes a bigger fuss over the better procedurals of the day, from Cold Case and Without a Trace to the various incarnations of Law & Order. The simple answer: Glut exhaustion.) Which is why I found Thursday nights Lab Rats episode of CSI so captivating. Switching up the formula a bit, adding welcome doses of humor and even a bit of slapstick, while never losing sight of the joy of the puzzle, CSI delivered one of the most purely enjoyable episodes of anything this season.The idea was to give the lab-bound geeks a moment in the spotlight, taking advantage of Grissoms absence in the morgue to do their own digging into the crime-scene miniatures that have haunted the show most of the season. (The episode was also a nifty primer of this mystifying case for those who might have missed an episode along the way. Which in this age of Greys Anatomy compe...