'The Real CSI: Miami' Brings a True Crime Twist to the 'Crime Scene Investigation' Franchise

'CSI: Miami'

The CSI franchise is growing—and it's headed back to the 305, but with a twist.

The Real CSI: Miami will be a docuseries, covering real-life criminal cases and the forensic investigations conducted to solve them.

CBS Entertainment President Amy Reisenbach previously hinted at a CSI comeback, noting (via Deadline), "I definitely think that franchise is alive and well will continue to be in discussions we have. I think that ultimately we'll find different and interesting ways to bring the show back."

CBS CEO George Cheeks said of the franchise, "In addition to CSI being such a global hit and all the iterations, the two of the strongest channels on Pluto TV [are] our CSI channels. That franchise is very much alive and vibrant and you could imagine it coming back in many different ways."

Here's everything we know about The Real CSI: Miami so far.

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What is The Real CSI: Miami release date?

The Real CSI: Miami will premiere on CBS on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 10 p.m. ET.

Is The Real CSI: Miami streaming?

You can stream The Real CSI: Miami on Paramount+.

What is The Real CSI: Miami about?

The Real CSI: Miami is an unscripted true crime series, akin to everyone's favorite comfort viewing (or maybe just ours) Forensic Files. It will, obviously, center in Miami.

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Who is in The Real CSI: Miami cast?

Because it's an unscripted series, there's no cast for The Real CSI: Miami. It remains to be seen if they're use a recurring roster of talking heads or reenactment actors.

How can I watch CSI shows?

Need more than just the true crime docuseries? Here's how to stream each scripted CSI series so far:

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hulu, Paramount+ and Pluto TV

  • CSI: Miami: Hulu, Paramount+, Pluto TV

  • CSI: NY: Hulu, Paramount+ and Pluto TV

  • CSI: Cyber: Available for rent or purchase on Apple TV, Fandango at Home and Google Play

  • CSI: Vegas: fuboTV, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Spectrum

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