October 01, 2016 | Updated at 02:19 AM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

'CSI Las Vegas' Nick Stokes Actor George Eads Put on Leave VIDEO

'CSI Las Vegas' Nick Stokes Actor George Eads Put on Leave VIDEO

By Vanessa Frith, EnStars on Aug 28, 2013 12:58 AM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
CSI
Marg Helgenberger with the 'CSI' team. (Photo : Twitter)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation will be a man short for part of the upcoming season.

Actor George Eads will be taking a leave of absence from the CBS show following an altercation with a writer, according to Deadline. While cast members have come and gone during the procedurals 13 seasons, Eads has been portraying Nick Stokes since the shows inception in 2000.

Will the CSI Team Lose a Member in the Premiere?

However, Eads will disappear from the 14th season during the 300th episode, according to The Hollywood Reporter. There is no word on when the 46-year-old actor will return to set.

"George Eads will not appear in several episodes during the first half of the season. We look forward to him returning to CSI very soon," said a CBS spokesperson, according to Deadline.

The temporary leave comes after Eads argued with an eight-month pregnant writer over the direction his character was taking in recent episodes. Following the altercation, Eads reportedly threatened to quit while in a meeting with showrunner Carol Mendelsohn, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Hollywood Reporter states that when Marg Helgenberger returns as Catherine Willows during the landmark 300th episode, she will select Stokes to receive extra training at Quantico.

Why Will Marg Helgenberger Return to CSI As Catherine Willows?

The good news out of this announcement is that viewers will get to see Willows interacting with the Las Vegas team in real time as opposed to only flashbacks.

CSI will return to CBS on Sept. 25.

© 2016 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

The 2015 NBC Upfront Presentation Red Carpet Event

‘Criminal Minds’ Season 12 Episode 2 Spoilers & Cast News: Damon Gupton becomes series regular; J.J's life will be in danger?

After Thomas Gibson was fired from the show, CBS reveals the new member to the BAU team as Damon Gupton is added as a series regular.

BUILD Series Presents Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Finn Wolfhard And Caleb McLaughlin Of 'Stranger Things'

‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Update & Release Date: New characters to be expected; Producer admits feeling pressured

After a successful first season, fans are eagerly waiting for “Stranger Things” Season 2. Producer Shawn Levy admits feeling pressured in making Season 2 successful.

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Press Room

‘How to Get Away with Murder’ Season 3 Episode 3 Spoilers: Keating 5 goes to Atlantic City; Annalise framed up?

"How to Get Away with Murder" season 3, episode 3 takes the Keating 5 to Atlantic City for a high stakes case. The episode may also bring some other flash forward scene that could possibly give some light as to who might be framing Annalise.

Tesla Opens New Flagship Store In San Francisco

Tesla Model 3 EV News: Details about Car’s Features and Release Date

Tesla Model 3 EV is yet to be released but numerous consumers have already pre-ordered the car model. Just what exactly are the features of this vehicle and when is it officially available?

The Number #1 Korean drama in 2016 is Love in the Moonlight starring Park Bo-Gum as the Crown Prince Hyomyeong and Kim You-Jung as Hong Ra-on.

'Love in the Moonlight' tops the chart of Korean dramas

Having been tagged as 'Number 1' Korean drama, 'Love in the Moonlight' is set to bring back memories of love at first sight and mutual feelings. A sure hit with tv viewers who enjoys romantic comedy.

Real Time Analytics