Following the cancellation of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, it was announced that Ted Danson would be joining the Cyber cast as D. Russell, the newly appointed Director of Next Generation Cyber Forensics.The series' theme song is "I Can See for Miles" by The Who, and the series' music composers are Jeff Russo and Ben Decter.On Rotten Tomatoes, the season has a rating of 35%, based on 31 reviews, with an average rating of 5.1/10.The site's critical consensus reads, "While stocked with impressive talent, CSI: Cyber fails to add anything truly new to the franchise, settling for a slightly modernized twist on the same typical crimefighting scenarios." Producers announced intentions to break the Guinness World Record for largest ever TV simulcast drama on March 4, 2015, with the episode "Kitty" airing in 150 countries in addition to digital streaming.He said: "The ONS field trial between May and August on experiences of fraud and cyber crime demonstrates how use of new technology and the internet is changing the nature of crime in the UK."Cyber crime exemplifies how the demands on the police service are both changing and increasing at a time when budgets continue to be placed under significant pressure." Mr Farrar said it was "encouraging" that the overall rate from the Crime Survey of England and Wales shows incidents are decreasing and that the gap between the study and police recording of offences "continues to narrow" He said: "At the same time police recorded crime has risen by 5 per cent.Songs featured throughout the first season include: "Thunderbolt" by Justin Prime and Sidney Samson (episode 2), "Take a Ride" by Rattle Box (episode 4), "Re-Creation" by Strikez (episode 5), "With Me" by Underglow (episode 6), "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Art Landry and His Orchestra (episode 8), "Get Your Hands Up" by Uforik (episode 9), "Let Go for Tonight" by Foxes (episode 10), and "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)" by Marvin Gaye (episode 12).The second season features music by Underglow ("Save the Day", episode 1), With Lions ("Jitterbug", episode 2), Savoy ("Pump it Up", episode 3) and Motabeatz ("Watch Your Back", episode 5).
Rounding out the original cast was Hayley Kiyoko as Raven Ramirez, described as a character who "will possess a dark secret in her front story which Ryan won’t even know until it’s too late." Kiyoko was cast on October 29, 2014.
CSI: Cyber (Crime Scene Investigation: Cyber) is an American police procedural television drama series that premiered on March 4, 2015, on CBS.
The series, starring Patricia Arquette and Ted Danson, is the second spin-off of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and the fourth series in the CSI franchise.
Zuiker, and Ann Donahue, former CSI: NY executive producer Pam Veasey (who acts as showrunner), Jonathan Littman, and Jerry Bruckheimer.
Mary Aiken, on whom the show is based, is attached as a series producer.