A/N: This horrible thought came to me while watching commercials on CBS.
Disclaimer: CBS is the victim here.
The CBS executives scratched their heads. The master programming board looked great, except for the gaping hole on Sunday night.
"CSI: Dallas?" someone suggested.
"That's on Thursday at eight, seven central," came the answer.
"How about CSI: Houston? Or CSI: Orlando? Or CSI: Boston?"
"Saturday at nine, Tuesday at ten, and Friday at eight."
The executive studied the board, and saw that it was so. "I don't see CSI: Genoa City."
"That's on the daytime board."
CSI: Raleigh, CSI: Reno, CSI: Roswell, CSI: San Francisco...they'd all been done. Maps were spread across the conference table, but every city in the United States had already been featured, and neither CSI: Toronto nor CSI: Montreal had brought in sufficient ratings.
CSI: Mos Eisley had done well, though, and CSI: Sunnydale had sold brilliantly on DVD.
"Eureka!" The exec smiled broadly. "CSI: Middle Earth!"
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