‘CSI: NY’s’ Melina Kanakaredes leaving the show
HollywoodNews.com: The “CSI” series seems to be having a hard time keeping their veterans to stick around to see the full length of the show.
“CSI: NY’s” Melina Kanakaredes has announced that she will be leaving the show and Sela Ward is already in talks to replace her, according to Entertainment Weekly. CBS stated, “We hoped Melina would return to CSI: NY for another season, but we respect her decision to move on. Her amazing talent and invaluable contribution to the success of the series are greatly appreciated and will not be forgotten. She will forever remain a friend to the network and studio and we wish her the very best.”
Kanakaredes added, “I made some amazing and lifelong friendships during my six seasons on “CSI: NY,” and I will treasure them forever.”
A source stated that CBS approached her with a new deal, but she opted to move on. However, as with every other “CSI” show, the ratings may drop a little, but it will still continue to dominate the viewers.
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