CBS goes big with CSI: Cyber intro

CBS will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for “Largest Ever TV Drama Telecast” with a worldwide airing of the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode that served as the planted spin-off for CSI: Cyber. On what the net dubs “World CSI Day,” the show will air in over 150 countries at 7p and stream on CBS.com from 4p-12a. CSI: Cyber, the fourth series in the CSI franchise, makes its debut on CBS at 10p. “CSI blazed a trail when it introduced the world to ‘feature’ television with its unique storytelling and innovative production values,” said Nina Tassler, chairman, CBS Entertainment. “This groundbreaking show introduced the field of forensics into the cultural zeitgeist, and it’s a tribute to the vibrancy of the franchise that 15 years later, it can evolve yet again.” Show to beat: Doctor Who, broadcast in 98 countries in 2013.

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