PUBLISHED : Monday, 05 May, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 05 May, 2003, 12:00am


World, 9pm

Grissom (William Petersen) and his crew handle a high-profile case when the city's former chief of detectives is slain, execution-style, in his house following a wild party. Missing from the residence are the victim's trophy wife and their seven-year-old daughter. When several motorists report seeing the girl along an access road near Miami, Catherine (Marg Helgenberger, above with Petersen) and Warrick (Gary Dourdan) fly there and meet their CSI counterparts, led by the very Grissom-like Horatio Caine (David Caruso), who aid them in their investigation.

The Man Who Found What Fell To Earth

Pearl, 8.30pm

Planetary scientist Phil Bland is on a quest to find the remnants of a gigantic meteor that struck Argentina 5,000 years ago. If he succeeds in locating the impact site on the windswept pampas it will be the discovery of a major planetary event.

The Ultimate Ten: Hotels

World, 8pm

Join The Ultimate Ten team as they pack their bags and slather on the sunscreen to go in search of the most decadent, distant,

audacious hotels ever to grace the face of the planet. From the high-stakes splendour of the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, to the frenetic activities at Lake Louise in Canada, catch a glimpse of the world's most luscious locales and intimate escapes.

Built For The Kill: Cold

National Geographic, 10pm

Wind whips across the ice-clad landscape. Freezing hail and sleet scream across the snowswept plains and mountain-tops. While life huddles in hidden burrows for warmth and safety, killers lurk in the cold. To hunt and kill during the menacing grip of winter demands extreme adaptations. Formidable polar bears, talon-charged eagles and wily coyotes are among the predators that haunt these hostile climes. Ice-choked polar waters conceal other killers - giant-mouthed bowheads and the mysterious belugas. Kitted out to survive, these predators are ready to pounce, dive and claw their way to kill in the cold.