For the third year in a row, CSI: NY will draw its season to a close Friday without knowing what the show's future holds.Pam Veasey tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "It is an incredible challenge each year to sort of leave it open. Once again, our objective was in [the characters'] personal lives. Have you learned something about each of our characters that says they will go on and they will grow and they are still the family that's wonderful and complete?"On the other hand, Mac ( Gary Sinise), who was shot at the end of last season, is very much thinking about the future — particularly as it involves his girlfriend Christine (Megan Dodds). "In the first episode of Season 9, she's just devoted to Mac and his recovery. The deal is sealed almost at the beginning of this season," Sinise says of the relationship. "We established in the very beginning of the series that Mac is a grieving 9/11 widower. We established him as somebody who was troubled. For him to find love again at the end of our season — or series — is kind of special and very sweet."But Mac must first survive another dangerous situation. The finale (Friday at 9/8c, CBS) finds Mac and Detective Flack (Eddie Cahill) trapped in a police station with two officers who may or may not have shot and killed an unarmed man. When the community learns of the shooting, a large group begins rioting outside the police station and the scene quickly becomes sticky.
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