Let's examine the evidence: CSI and CSI: Miami exec producers Ann Donahue and Carol Mendelsohn have signed new long-term deals with CBS to continue overseeing their respective forensic dramas through 2007. Each showrunner will pocket more than $12 million over the next four years. My conclusion? I'm working on the wrong side of this business.
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