"CSI: Miami" drops Eddie Cibrian

TV Arts

by Michael Ausiello

Another long-running CBS procedural is downsizing: Sources confirm
that CSI: Miami has released Eddie Cibrian (Cardoza) from his

A CBS rep declined to comment, but a source close to the show confirms
that Cibrian’s contract option has not been picked up. The actor
joined Miami last season — in large part to fill the void left by
original castmember Adam Rodriguez (Delko). But with Rodriguez
returning full time this fall, producers decided to put the focus back
on the original, core team.

The news comes just one day after CBS’ Criminal Minds announced the
departure of series regular A.J. Cook.

Reaction? Will you miss Cibrian? Or are you of the opinion that his
character never quite gelled with the team? Sound off below!
Bye, bye Dimples. We hate to see you go (NOT!).