'CSI: Vegas': Release date, spoilers, cast and all about CBS crime drama

'CSI: Vegas' sees our heroes return to dive right back into action as they face an existential threat that could potentially spell the end for them


                            'CSI: Vegas': Release date, spoilers, cast and all about CBS crime drama
Paula Newsome, Jorja Fox, Matt Lauria in a still from 'CSI: Vegas' (CBS)
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CBS is returning with another show of its beloved CSI series. 'CSI: Vegas' is a crime drama that delves further into the CSI world and fans of the long-term series are yet to be bored. With a loyal following and exciting new dilemmas to come, 'CSI: Vegas' is drawing a lot of attention with its much-awaited season premiere.

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The show follows a team of crime-scene investigators, employed by the Las Vegas Police Department, as they use physical evidence to solve murders. 'CSI: Vegas' will see the return of old characters leading a brand-new team as they face their biggest threat yet.

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Release date 

'CSI: Vegas' is set to premiere on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.

How to watch

The show will stream on CBS and will also be available on Paramount Plus.

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Plot

'CSI: Vegas' opens on a brand-new chapter in Las Vegas. When the Crime Lab's legacy and future are called into question, a brilliant new team of investigators led by Maxine Roby must enlist the help of old friends, Gil Grissom and Sara Sidle. This combined force will deploy the latest forensic techniques to do what they do best - follow the evidence - in order to preserve and serve justice in Sin City and uncover the truth.

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Spoilers

The Crime Lab will face an existential threat that could bring them down as we see the release of thousands of convicted killers back onto the streets of Vegas. A brilliant new team of investigators led by Maxine Roby must enlist the help of old friends Gil Grissom and Sara Sidle to face this new problem. This combined force will deploy the latest forensic techniques to do what they do best and preserve and serve justice in Sin City.

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Cast

William Petersen 

William Louis Petersen is an American actor and producer. He is best known for his role as Gil Grissom in the CBS drama series 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation', for which he won a Screen Actors Guild Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and was further nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards as a producer of the show.
He also starred in the films 'To Live and Die in LA', 'Manhunter', 'Young Guns II', 'Fear', 'The Contender', 'Detachment, and 'Seeking a Friend for the End of the World' amongst others. He is set to return as Gil Grissom in the sequel 'CSI: Vegas'.

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William Petersen attends the Santa Monica International Film Festival closing night screening of "The Animal People" at AMC Broadway 4 on November 30, 2019, in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Jorja Fox 

Jorja-An Fox is an American actress and producer. After attending Melbourne High School for two years, she began a modeling career after winning a local contest. She then enrolled as a drama student at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York City, under the tutelage of actor William Hickey. She first gained attention with a recurring role in the NBC medical drama 'ER' as Dr. Maggie Doyle from 1996 to 1999. This was followed by another critical success in the recurring role of Secret Service Agent Gina Toscano in the NBC political drama 'The West Wing'. She played Sara Sidle in the CBS police procedural drama 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation', both as a regular and recurring cast member. She will reprise the role in the sequel 'CSI: Vegas'.

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Jorja Fox attends the Santa Monica International Film Festival closing night screening of "The Animal People" at AMC Broadway 4 on November 30, 2019, in Santa Monica, California.(Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Wallace Langham 

James Wallace Langham got his start in the John Hughes film 'Weird Science', as well as in 'The Invisible Kid' and the ABC Afterschool Special entitled 'Just a Regular Kid: An AIDS Story', but later moved to roles as a young bigot in 'Soul Man' and as a gang leader in 'The Chocolate War'. He is best known for playing the role of Phil the Head Writer on the groundbreaking HBO series 'The Larry Sanders Show'. He also plays the role of David Hodges on the crime drama television series 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' and will be seen returning in 'CSI: Vegas'.

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Wallace Langham attends a screening of 20th Century Fox's "Darkest Minds" at ArcLight Hollywood on July 26, 2018, in Hollywood, California (Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Paula Newsome 

Paula Newsome is an American actress. Newsome grew up in Chicago and is a graduate of Morgan Park Academy. She received a bachelor's degree from Webster University’s Conservatory of Theater Arts. She began having an interest in acting as a child, performing in community theater, before moving to New York City. While in New York, she was cast in a number of Broadway productions and made her big-screen debut appearing in a supporting role in the 1992 comedy film 'Straight Talk' starring Dolly Parton. She went on to guest star in a number of notable television series, including 'Chicago Hope', 'Law & Order', 'Ally McBeal', 'Dharma & Greg', 'NYPD Blue', 'ER,' 'Heroes', and 'Criminal Minds'. She is most well known for her role in the crime television series 'CSI' and will return in 'CSI:Vegas'.

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Paula Newsome attends the premiere of HBO's 'Sharp Objects' at The Cinerama Dome on June 26, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Matt Lauria 

Matthew Lauria is an American actor and musician. Lauria within a few weeks of moving to New York City, successfully made his television debut as Winthrop on the NBC sitcom '30 Rock'. Soon after he finally landed a substantial recurring role on the NBC romantic sitcom 'Lipstick Jungle' as Roy Merritt, where he co-starred with Brooke Shields, Andrew McCarthy and Robert Buckley. He is best known for his roles as Luke Cafferty on the NBC/DirecTV drama 'Friday Night Lights', Ryan York on the NBC family drama 'Parenthood', and starred as Ryan Wheeler on the Audience drama 'Kingdom'. Lauria is set to star in 'CSI: Vegas'.

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Matt Lauria attends the Mercy For Animals 20th Anniversary Gala at The Shrine Auditorium on September 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Mel Rodriguez

Mel Rodriguez is perhaps best known for portraying the lovable Todd in the series 'The Last Man on Earth', created and led by Will Forte. Recently, he starred opposite Kirsten Dunst and Beth Ditto in the Showtime series 'On Becoming a God in Central Florida'. Also, he starred opposite Anne Hathaway, Willem Defoe and Ben Affleck in the film 'The Last Thing He Wanted' and in Lionsgate’s 'Overboard' reimagining, opposite Eugenio Derbez and Anna Faris. He will be appearing as Hugo Ramirez on 'CSI: Vegas'.

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Actor Mel Rodriguez of 'Fat' poses at the Guess Portrait Studio during 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2013 in Toronto, Canada.(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Mandeep Dhillon 

Mandeep Dhillon is a British actress who has appeared in stage, television, film and radio productions, including the BBC Three comedy series 'Some Girls and Fried'.Dhillon has featured in the British romantic comedy 'Finding Fatimah' in 2017, and as Constable Lizbyet Corwi in 'The City and the City'. She also appears as Sandy in Ricky Gervais's Netflix Original dark-comedy 'After Life', having previously worked with Gervais on 'David Brent: Life on the Road'. She is set to appear in 'CSI: Vegas' as Allie Rajan.

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Mandeep Dhillon attends the National Film Awards on March 29, 2017, in London, United Kingdom.(Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

Creators

The show is written by Jason Tracey and directed by Uta Briesewitz.

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