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NBC to air 'Funniest of the Funniest' special

NBC to air 'Funniest of the Funniest' special

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. network NBC says it plans to air a special featuring laugh-out-loud scenes from the greatest television shows of all time next month.
Black Sabbath to perform on 'CSI' season finale

Black Sabbath to perform on 'CSI' season finale

LOS ANGELES, April 11 (UPI) -- Black Sabbath is to make a rare U.S. television appearance when it performs a new song in next month's "CSI" season finale, CBS announced.
CBS renews 'CSI' for 14th season to air in 2013-14

CBS renews 'CSI' for 14th season to air in 2013-14

LOS ANGELES, March 20 (UPI) -- CBS said Wednesday it has renewed its Las Vegas-set drama "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" for the 2013-14 television season.

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Irish version of American sitcom 'Cheers' on the way

DUBLIN, Ireland, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- An Irish edition of the Boston pub-set sitcom "Cheers" is in the works, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Two-episode 'CSI' crossover event planned

Two-episode 'CSI' crossover event planned

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Characters played by U.S. actors Ted Danson and Gary Sinise will team up to solve a mystery in a two-part "CSI" crossover event, CBS said Tuesday.
'CSI' is most-watched show in the world

'CSI' is most-watched show in the world

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, June 19 (UPI) -- America's "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" has won the International Television Audience Award for a Drama TV Series at the Monte Carlo Television Festival.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011.
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Elisabeth Shue joins Las Vegas 'CSI' team

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Elisabeth Shue has signed on to join the cast of U.S. TV drama "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" beginning in February, CBS announced.
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Elisabeth Shue joins 'CSI' cast

Elisabeth Shue joins 'CSI' cast

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Elisabeth Shue has joined the cast of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS said Friday.
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Ted Danson joins 'CSI' cast

Ted Danson joins 'CSI' cast

LOS ANGELES, July 13 (UPI) -- Actor Ted Danson has joined the cast of the Las Vegas-set television series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS announced Wednesday.
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Edward Bridge “Ted” Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for his role as central character Sam Malone in the sitcom Cheers, and his role as Dr. John Becker on the series Becker. He is currently a regular on Larry David's HBO sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm and starred alongside Glenn Close in legal drama Damages. He also appears, in a supporting role, on the HBO comedy series Bored to Death.

In his thirty-year career, Danson has been nominated for fourteen Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, winning two; ten Golden Globe Awards nominations, winning three; one Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination; one American Comedy Award and a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

Danson was born in San Diego, California, the son of Jessica Danson (née MacMaster) and Edward Bridge Danson Jr., an archaeologist and museum director. He was raised in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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