Inspired by the mainstream American crime drama television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Vegas has gained quite a reputation of its own in the police procedural mystery crime drama television shows. Developed for CBS by Jason Tracey, the finale for the second season of CSI: Vegas is scheduled to air on CBS on Thursday, May 18th, 2023 at the same scheduled time slot of 10/9c.
In the finale episode, you can expect the team to investigate “a murder case that hits close to home for Folsom. When he is forced to sit this investigation out, he does his own digging with help from Trey. Worried that Folsom will do something he regrets if he gets his hands on the killer, the team finds themselves racing to arrest the suspect first.”
Since the second season is advancing towards its end, the viewers are perched on the edge of their seats waiting for some news to drop regarding the third season. If you count yourself in the same coterie, then we suggest you sit back comfortably as we have gathered all the information regarding the third season of CSI: Vegas season 3.
When was CSI: Vegas renewed for a third season?
CBS announced the renewal of CSI: Vegas for a third season in February 2023, in the wake of the success of its predecessors. Along with CSI: Vegas, CBS had also announced season renewals of NCIS for season 21, NCIS: Hawai’i for a third season and other popular drama series including, Fire Country, The Equalizer, FBI, FBI: Most Wanted, FBI: International, Bob Hearts Abishola, So Help Me Todd, The Neighborhood, and Young Sheldon.
Who are the expected cast members of CSI: Vegas Season 3?
Based on the trajectory that the second season is currently following, we expect the following main cast members to reprise their roles:
- Paula Newsome as Maxine “Max” Roby
- Matt Lauria as Joshua “Josh” Folsom
- Mandeep Dhillon as Allie Rajan
- Marg Helgenberger as Catherine Willows
- Jay Lee as Christopher “Chris” Park
- Lex Medlin as Beau Finado
- Ariana Guerra as Serena Chavez.
In addition, we also expect the third season to feature the following recurring cast members, including:
- Kathleen Wilhoite as Dr. Diane Auerbach
- Sarah Gilman as Penelope “Penny” Gill
- Sean James as Will Carson
- Kat Foster as Nora Cross
- Robert Curtis Brown as Undersheriff Cade Wyatt
- Sara Amini as Sonya Nikolayevich
- Joel Johnstone as Jack Nikolayevich
- Sherri Saum as Jodi Wallach
- Katie Stevens as Lindsey Willows
- Eric Szmanda as Greg Sanders
- Derek Webster as Dr Milton Hudson.
When can we expect CSI: Vegas Season 3 to air?
As mentioned previously, CSI: Vegas was renewed for a third season on February 21st, 2023. Considering that the show has been renewed this year, we can expect it to air on its official channel in late 2023 to early 2024, based on the release schedule of its predecessors. The second season, renewed in December following the success of the first, premiered on September 29th, 2022. At the time of writing this article, the number of episodes featured in the third season is not confirmed. However, season one constituted 10 episodes and season 2, 21. We can expect CSI: Vegas to feature somewhere between 10-21 episodes in its third season.
What is CSI: Vegas all about?
More often than not, CSI: Vegas is confounded with its mainstream series, CSI, an acronym for Crime Scene Investigation. CSI: Vegas being a procedural forensic drama, is a sequel series to the mainstream CBS original CSI, following a group of crime scene investigators who utilize science-based investigations to untangle murder cases.
Collider aptly summarizes, “CSI: Vegas focuses on solving murder cases, but uses a serialized theme with the cases while having extended arcs that spill over to multiple episodes, different from CSI’s episodic formula, which had the forensic specialists solve murder cases, episode by episode.” This sequel series interestingly features old characters from its mainstream series along with new cast members.
CSI: Vegas is not the only branch shooting from its parent series. CSI also paves the way for different spin-off shows including CSI: Miami with 10 seasons, CSI: NY with nine seasons, and CSI: Cyber with two seasons.
Produced by CBS Studios in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television, CSI: Vegas is internationally distributed by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group. Jerry Bruckheimer, Jason Tracey, Jonathan Littman, Kristie Anne Reed, Anthony Zuiker, Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn, Craig O’Neill, Cindy Chvatal, William Petersen, Steven H. Kram and Steven H. Blume serve as the executive producers of the show.
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