"You can create a new character on the page, but until the perfect actor comes along and breathes life into it, it's just words," said Executive Producer Carol Mendelsohn. "We're very excited Ted Danson came along."
"From the moment we all started talking about therole, it was clear he couldn't be more perfect," said Executive Producer Don McGill. "Intelligence, wit, warmth, depth of characterand emotion, he brings it all. And now he'll have to bring latex gloves, too."
Ted Danson will remain a series regular on the critically acclaimed HBO series, Bored to Death. He has also recently garnered accolades for his roles on Damages and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Ted Danson will next be seen starring opposite Drew Barrymore and John Krasinsky in Everybody Loves Whales to be released in January 2012.
Now entering its 12th season, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is the most-watchedtelevision show in the world. CSI is produced by CBS Television Studiosin association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television.