CSI Books Jesse McCartney for February Sweeps

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Almost a year to the day that Justin Bieber bit the proverbial (OK, literal) bullet(s) on CSI, actor/musician Jesse McCartney will himself guest-star on the CBS crime drama.

In a sweeps episode tentatively scheduled to air Feb. 15, McCartney will play Wes, a recent college grad who passes out while driving and crashes his car, CSI Files reports. In the wake of the mysterious incident, Wes bonds with investigator Nick as they try to piece together what happened.

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McCartney’s CSI visit reportedly will coincide with Elisabeth Shue’s debut as a series regular, filling the Marg Helgenberger void.

McCartney’s past TV credits include Greek, Summerland, All My Children and, more recently, Fox’s unfortunately passed-on Locke & Key pilot.

Comments (20)

  • The show runners for “CSI” needs to be fired! They have no clue on who they’re “key” demo is, Who’s next Miley Cyrus?

    Comment by Gary – December 25, 2011 09:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • They did get Taylor Swift that time…

      Comment by Peter – December 25, 2011 10:17 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • And had their best ratings of the season with her.

        Comment by Mike – December 25, 2011 11:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • And to be fair, the Taylor Swift episode was good. This Jesse McCartney ep sounds a bit similar to that…

          Comment by Niko – December 25, 2011 05:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
          • Yeah, the Taylor Swift episode actually was good, and really sad. I felt so bad for Nick, and of course for Swift’s character.
            I’ll reserve judgment until I see the episode.
            Also, on a side note to Gary, I think the showrunners did a great job landing Elisabeth Shue as Marg Helgenberger’s replacement, and I love Ted Danson as Russell. He has so much more of a quirky, kooky Grissom feel that reminds me of the show’s good old days. I think they’ve definitely learned their lesson after Fishburne, who not only never really fit into the show, but also did not have a particularly likeable or cool character written for him.

            Comment by DL – December 25, 2011 06:04 PM PDT  
      • And Taylor was excellent in her role, can’t say the same for Bieber.

        Comment by Butch – December 26, 2011 10:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You are absolutely correct. Kids are not going to watch this show and yet they make us older folks suffer through horrible acting just in case.. However, this guy can not be as bad a the beebs. He was totally bad.

      Comment by hru – December 27, 2011 01:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Jesse Mccartney is an amazing actor he used to be on a drama show and he was really good!

        Comment by jen – December 31, 2011 10:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Ok Jesse Mccartney is an AMAZING actor if you have seen summerland then you should know and I think he will do really good so wait before the episode before critisizing it!

      Comment by jen – December 31, 2011 10:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I am glad for him. I personally think that Jesse has talent and should be given the chance to grow. It would be cool if he got a regular tv gig.

    Comment by Theo – December 25, 2011 09:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Who?

    Comment by Ray – December 25, 2011 10:10 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Think CSI had enough already of booking more teen sensations as guest stars and the ratings are about to plummet.

    Comment by kevin – December 25, 2011 01:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I can’t really comment on his on screen acting abilities but he is pretty awesome voicing Robin on Young Justice.

    Comment by TheDude – December 25, 2011 06:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • and who is this kid? and why should I like him? If the story is a good one, I could be a guest star (or anyone else in the world!) and the story would hold up over time. Anyone remember a very young Dakota Fanning when she was unknown?

    Comment by mamamimi – December 25, 2011 08:56 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • This “kid” is 24 years old, and has much more acting experience than the overhyped Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift.

      Comment by Beth Ann – December 26, 2011 03:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • He is jesse mccartney a proffessional actor, musician, and voice actor. He is wayyy better then biber and the episode will prob be good

      Comment by hanna – December 31, 2011 10:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He also is the voice of Theodore in the Chipmunk movies as well as Robin/Dick Grayson in the Young Justice tv series.

    Comment by darclyte – December 26, 2011 04:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I like the decision. And the Taylor Swift episode was one of the best episodes and George Eads gave one of his best performances.
    I’ll stop watching when they bring in one of the brainless Kardashians… that’ll be the day.

    Comment by Lu – December 26, 2011 08:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • when is it is it in 2012 in february please replay and tell me

    Comment by rosul – January 18, 2012 07:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • hey, jesse and elisabeth harnois were in keith together. i’m so excited for this ep. too bad jesse’s locke and key show didn’t get picked up by fox :/ i was so excited for it and heard it was supposed to be really good.

    Comment by alisa – January 20, 2012 02:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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