You can't keep a good man down.
CSI: New York alum Gary Sinise is returning to CBS for a spin-off of yet another procedural show.
This time, he'll be the lead in a new Criminal Minds show, which does not have a title yet.
Unfortunately for CSI fans, Sinise will not be reprising the role of Mac Taylor. Instead, he'll play a new character Jack Garrett. Garrett will be in charge of FBI's team for handling cases involving Americans abroad.
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For the record, Sinise's show will be the SECOND Criminal Minds spin-off. Have a hard time keeping all those CBS shows straight? So do we:
The first Criminal Minds spin-off was the short-lived Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, which starred Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garafolo and Beau Garrett. It last 13 episodes. Garafolo and Garrett are now on the Bravo show Girlfriend's Guide To Divorce!
NCIS has had two spinoffs: NCIS: LA and NCIS: New Orleans.
The CSI franchise has had a whopping three spinoffs: CSI: Miami, CSI: New York, and the upcoming CSI: Cyber.
Whew! What will they come up with next? NCISCSIFBI:BBQ? LOLz.
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