Pick Your Wednesday-Night Crime Drama Poison

It's Wednesday night, and when it comes to TV, you're feeling noncommittal. The last thing you want to watch is a show that forces you to return week after week, lest you risk losing track of the plot. And you're in luck, because Wednesday is the Night of One-Hour Procedural Crime Dramas, when Criminal Minds, Law and Order: SVU, and CSI: NY all air. But which one is right for you?


9 pm, NBC

Law & Order: SVU


SVU sticks rigidly to a formula, making it easy to get into and understand without fail. Power duo Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitary) and Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) protect and defend the innocent people of New York City from sex-related crimes. Looking for crime show with great character development and a focus on the victims? Try this highly successful Law & Order spinoff, now in its eleventh year.


9 pm, CBS

Criminal Minds


Criminal Minds follows FBI profilers of the Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) as they try to nab hard-to-track criminals. Like any other crime drama, it's not difficult to jump in mid-series. What CSI does for crime scenes, Criminal Minds does for criminal profiling. If you enjoy examining the complicated brain of a perpetrator, Criminal Minds -- which is similar to Law & Order: Criminal Intent -- is your show.


10 pm, CBS

CSI: NY


Got a thing for high-tech gadgets? Without a doubt, CSI: NY -- known for its James Bond-worthy forensic doo-dads and technologies -- is the show for you. The show combines old-fashioned crime solvin' with a high dose of flashy (if not completely accurate) suspect-nabbing science.

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Law & Order SVU
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Definitely Criminal Minds!!!!
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Does anyone who's actually watched both Criminal Minds and Law & Order: Criminal Intent think they're similar? Criminal Minds, however, is a much better show than it was when it premiered.
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Thing is I love Criminal Minds, Law & Order: SVU and CSI: NY. You can't make me choose! But what I've been doing is watch SVU & NY live on TV and watching Criminal Minds on the internet on Thursday or Friday. I would to voice my opinion and say that Jay Leno on NBC 5 nights a week at 10pm is ridiculous! SVU belongs on Tuesday nights at 10pm!! But I can't complain too much since SVU is on! Chris Meloni and Mariska Hargitay are the best!
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I like Law&Order SVU and Criminal Minds so I watch one and record the other one. Chris Meloni is hot!
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I watch all three! I am in class until 10, though, so I usually watch CSI: NY when i get home, then watch Criminal Minds and SVU online the next day.
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Definitely Law & Order: SVU and CSI: NY.
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SVU
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I watch all of these shows from time to time and Criminal Minds is the best. But crime drama isn't my favorite anyway.
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All the 3!!!
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I watch all three. I've watched SVU since the beginning and it's a great show but I love, love, love Criminal Minds. And since NBC moved SVU against Criminal Minds and Glee I record it when it reairs on Saturdays.
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I tape them and then watch them all. Nielsen ratings are not real.

They never ask ALL of us, so my viewing habits don't matter. So what's

to care about when taping and watching them all?
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Without a doubt Criminal Minds is the best. The only current crime show I watch other than Lie to Me.
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I have all been a fan of Law & Order SUV but I love Criminal minds. So I watch Law & Order SUV and Tape Criminal Minds.
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All of them!!



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I watch both Criminal Minds and CSI:NY. Like both very much bit CSI:NY would be winner if I had to pick.
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I watch Criminal minds and tape all of the rest to view at a later time.
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I watch all of those shows but Criminal Minds is by far the best.
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I love both of those shows but Criminal Minds is by far the best.
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I watch all of the above, but the best by far, in my opinon, is Criminal Minds!
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CSI NY
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Wow!! All the previews look H-O-T-T. I'll be watch'n Criminal Minds (Mr. Moore is nice) and the CSI-NY with flips back and forth to SVU. Can't wait.

It seems my whole week will be booked with shows;^O
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It's all about the SVU.
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I watch all those Tv shows



XO XO



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I'm a fan of the CSI's.
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Can't wait to see CSI NY season 6 premiere
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