or


[08/19/14 - 11:21 AM]
Hip-Hop Artist, Television Host and Actor Shad Moss, a.k.a. Bow Wow, Joins the Cast of "CSI: Cyber"
Moss will play hacker Brody "Baby Face" Nelson. Nineteen going on 20, Nelson is a cyber-intrusion savant.

[via press release from CBS]

THIS JUST IN...

...From the CBS Television Network

HIP-HOP ARTIST, TELEVISION HOST AND ACTOR SHAD MOSS, a.k.a. BOW WOW, JOINS THE CAST OF "CSI: CYBER"

LOS ANGELES, August 19, 2014 - Hip-hop artist, television host and actor Shad Moss, a.k.a. Bow Wow, has joined the cast of CSI: CYBER. The series will premiere during the 2014-2015 season on the CBS Television Network.

Moss will play hacker Brody "Baby Face" Nelson. Nineteen going on 20, Nelson is a cyber-intrusion savant. He's been ordered by a judge to work with Special Agent Avery Ryan (Patricia Arquette) "on loan" to assist with a cyber case. The stakes are simple: assist or go to prison. Growing up without any parental guidance, Nelson joined "hacktivist" groups for his extended family. His claim to fame is when he successfully hacked into the stock exchange and wired half a billion dollars to his bank account. Nelson's series dilemma will be working for the Feds while trying to keep his fingertips out of the Deep Web, where he was groomed to be one of the most prolific hackers in the world.

"Bow Wow is a gifted young actor who will have the responsibility, through his character, to set an example for young people who watch the show to 'do what's right' even when you know 'nothing but wrong,'" said Anthony E. Zuiker, creator of the CSI franchise. "It will be a redemption story and a cautionary tale all wrapped into one. The role of Nelson required someone with deep acting chops and off-the-charts smarts. Shad Moss is a unique talent that possesses both."

Currently, Moss hosts the BET show "106 & Park," where he interviews R&B and hip-hop stars in front of a live audience.

For three seasons, Moss starred as Charlie in "Entourage." His additional television credits include guest starring roles in "Moesha," "The Steve Harvey Show," "Brothers Garcia," "Smallville" and "Ugly Betty."

Moss made his lead role debut in the feature film "Like Mike" in 2002. His additional film credits include "Lottery Ticket," "Johnson Family Vacation," "Roll Bounce," "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" and "Hurricane Season."

Given the nickname "Lil' Bow Wow" by hip-hop star Snoop Dogg, Moss earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest rapper to have a #1 hit, with the 2000 song "Bounce with Me" at 13 years old.

Moss has released six albums, including Beware of Dog, Doggy Bag, Unleashed, Wanted, The Price of Fame and New Jack City II. His new album, Underrated, is due out later this year.

CSI: CYBER is a drama inspired by the advanced technological work of real-life Cyber Psychologist Mary Aiken. The show revolves around Special Agent Avery Ryan who heads the Cyber Crime Division of the FBI, a unit at the forefront of solving illegal activities that start in the mind, live online, and play out in the real world. Patricia Arquette, James Van Der Beek, Peter MacNicol and Charley Koontz star. Carol Mendelsohn Ann Donahue, Anthony Zuiker, Pam Veasey, Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman serve as executive producers. It is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CSICyber

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CSICyber

CBS Twitter: https://twitter.com/CBSTweet





  [august 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· CSI: CYBER (CBS)





[07/28/16 - 12:43 PM]
TLC's "Playhouse Masters" Climbs Into Imaginative Spaces
Tyson and Audy Leavitt create the most elaborate, over-the-top playhouses out of their family-run shop called "Charmed Playhouses."

[07/28/16 - 11:24 AM]
#Squadgoals Takes on New Meaning in an All New Season of Velocity's "Garage Squad"
The all new season starring National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) driver Bruno Massel, lead mechanic Joe Zolper, and co-host Heather Storm premieres Wednesday, August 24.

[07/28/16 - 11:18 AM]
TBS Greenlights Digital Animated Series "Storyville" and Begins Development on Notorious B.I.G.-Inspired Series
Musicians, actors, comedians, writers and artists will tell true life stories which will be animated in rich detail, exposing the sheer absurdity of celebrity life in all of its glory.

[07/28/16 - 10:26 AM]
Esquire Network Greenlights New Seasons of Hit Documentary Franchise "Friday Night Tykes" and Spin-Off "Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country"
A combination of fan-favorite teams are set to return, with all-new teams presenting an authentic look at the cultural phenomenon that is American football.

[07/28/16 - 10:03 AM]
PBS to Present "Spotlight Education," A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America's Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17
The stunt features eleven films and documentaries on local PBS stations September 12-17.

[07/28/16 - 10:02 AM]
PBS and American Experience Announce "The Great War" to Premiere April 2017
The six-hour, three-night event, will premiere in April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917.

[07/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Frontline on PBS Presents "Divided States of America," A Look at the Polarized Nation the Next President Will Inherit
The four-hour, two-night documentary miniseries looks back at events during the Obama presidency that have revealed deep divisions in our country, and examines the America the next president will inherit.

[07/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
Lin-Manuel Miranda - Tony, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Creator of Broadway Smash Hit Hamilton - Hosts Sixth Annual PBS Arts Fall Festival
"Hamilton's America" gives viewers a look at Miranda and his colleagues' creative process during the three years leading up to the Broadway opening of the record-breaking musical winner of 11 Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize.

[07/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Taps Charles Dance to Narrate Epic Global Miniseres Event "Savage Kingdom"
The project is a rare look at warring animal clans battling for survival in a remote region of Africa that is drying up after years of flood-soaked abundance.

[07/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
Disney XD Picks Up Second Season of Its Innovative Hidden-Camera Prank Series "Walk the Prank"
The series has reached 35.4 million viewers including 13.2 million Kids 6-14 and 6.3 million Boys 6-14 on Disney XD and Disney Channel.

[07/28/16 - 09:56 AM]
El Rey Network's Original Wrestling Series "Lucha Underground" Returns for Season 3 on Wednesday, September 7 at 8PM ET
Masked heroes and villains will continue to battle it out for wrestling supremacy in the hour-long weekly series, giving fans a ringside seat to the blood-pumping, chant-starting lucha libre drama and excitement.

[07/28/16 - 09:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Seal Another Victory
The Peacock once again is the evening's most-watched network in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/28/16 - 09:05 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Series "Kiss Bang Love"
In "Kiss Bang Love," singles searching for love will participate in a new social experiment to find their match based on blindfolded kissing.

[07/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
Make a Date with Adult Swim's New Drive-In Tour - 10 Cities Host Nights of Fun and Freebies!
Each stop of the five-week, 10-city national tour, brings an ultimate exclusive sneak peek at unaired episodes, never-before-seen pilots and specials, and loads of other Adult Swim favorites.

[07/28/16 - 08:52 AM]
HBO Renews "Ballers" for Third Season
"Dwayne Johnson, Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg and the rest of the 'Ballers' team have once again delivered a winner for our viewers," said Casey Bloys.