"I didn't know any rules.. but to do a science show on CBS.. and show a guy's chest being shot out..and tell fractured storytelling, where you start at the end and have evidence inform the storytelling.. is such a radical concept for the year 2000, that to this day I pinch myself that (CSI) ever got on the air."
About This Interview
In his two-hour Archive interview, Show Creator and writer Anthony E. Zuiker discusses his early years growing up in Las Vegas and developing an interest in writing, which led to screenwriting assignments. He discusses the creation and development of the CSI franchise, which includes CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, and CSI: New York. He also discusses his work in digi-novels and his opinions on the business of television. Stephen J. Abramson conducted the interview in Los Angeles, CA on October 6, 2010.