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Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A.J. Cook, Joe Mantegna, Thomas Gibson, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Kirsten Vangsness, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Paget Brewster, Erica Messer

First Look at Aisha Tyler on 'Criminal Minds' Revealed

August 21, 2015 12:08:46

"" will introduce a new face when it returns with its new season this fall. Joining the show as the new member of the BAU team is , who is currently also co-hosting CBS' daytime talk show "".

First look at the actress on the long-running police procedural series has now made its way out via EW. She's featured greeting Garcia () in one picture, and looking intense while holding a phone in another image.


Jennifer Love Hewitt Not Returning to 'Criminal Minds' for Season 11

May 07, 2015 04:05:12

's "" stint turns out to be a short-lived one. The currently pregnant actress, who was added to the cast as a series regular at the beginning of season 10, won't return for the upcoming season 11, showrunner Erica Messer has confirmed.

In the season 10 finale which aired Wednesday, May 6, [SPOILER ALERT!] the BAU team searched for Kate Callahan's (Hewitt) kidnapped daughter Meg and her friend Markayla. At the end of the episode, Kate handed in her letter of resignation to Hotchner as she wanted to focus on her family.


Anna Gunn Signs Up for 'Criminal Minds' Spin-Off, Jeffrey Dean Morgan Joins 'Extant'

January 30, 2015 12:01:47

is recruited for "" spin-off. The two-time Emmy winner, who recently starred on FOX's "", has landed a female lead role on the potential new series and will star opposite , various sites report.

The new "Criminal Minds" spin-off will focus on a division of the FBI that helps American citizens encountering trouble abroad. "" alum Sinise will play Jack Garrett, the leader of the team.


'CSI: NY' Alum Gary Sinise to Star in New 'Criminal Minds' Spin-Off

January 17, 2015 09:01:43

will be back fighting crimes again on TV. The Emmy-winning actor who starred on "" is set to headline a new "" spin-off being developed by CBS.

Sinise will play Jack Garrett, the leader of a division of the FBI's Analysis Unit. Garrett is described as a 20-year veteran of the Bureau, who is currently in charge of the FBI's top team for handling cases involving Americans abroad.


New 'Criminal Minds' Spin-Off Being Planned

December 13, 2014 11:12:59

CBS isn't giving up yet on stretching its hit series "" after a not-so-well-received "". It has just been reported that the network has greenlit a new planted spin-off from showrunner of the original series, Erica Messer.

The new spin-off, which will be introduced as a "Criminal Minds" episode to air later this season, will focus on a division of the FBI that helps American citizens encountering trouble abroad.


'Criminal Minds' 10.01 Preview: Jennifer Love Hewitt Joins the Team

September 02, 2014 09:09:13

"" will begin its tenth season with a new face on the team. As revealed last July, is cast as a new series regular on the show and they waste no time to introduce the new addition.

A preview for the season opener sees Agent Hotchner dubbing Hewitt's Kate Callahan "a valuable asset" for the team and Kate comparing herself to a boy scout. She gets in action and wants to do the honor to arrest the bad guy when they catch him.


'Criminal Minds' Hires Jennifer Love Hewitt as Series Regular

July 02, 2014 07:07:45

is expected to bring a surge of new energy into CBS' "". The actress is joining the network's long-running hit as a series regular starting this fall.

"We're thrilled to introduce a new special agent by adding the very talented Jennifer Love Hewitt to our amazing cast," showrunner Erica Messer said in the announcement. "Many of us on the show have enjoyed working with her over the years and look forward to again. We have exciting storylines planned for her character and the entire BAU team as we head into our 10th season."


'Criminal Minds' Brings Back Paget Brewster for 200th Episode

October 01, 2013 12:10:38

will help "" celebrate its milestone. She is set to return to the show for its 200th episode, which will air later this season, CBS has officially announced.

"Our 200th episode is going to be a special show," executive producer Erica Messer says in a press release. "We can't imagine telling this story without Paget being present."


'Criminal Minds' Main Cast Set to Return for Ninth Season

May 10, 2013 04:05:32

"" officially gets a new season order. CBS renews the long-running drama series after the show's five lead actors, , , , and , agreed to new two-year contracts.

According to the network, "Criminal Minds" ranks as Wednesday's number one drama in viewers. Its current eighth season has averaged 12.24 million viewers, with a 3.3/09 rating in adults 18-49 and a 4.3/10 among adults 25-54.


'Big Love' Alumna Jeanne Tripplehorn Joins 'Criminal Minds' as Series Regular

June 14, 2012 03:06:37

Hotchner and his BAU team are going to welcome a new member in the next season of "". The show has tapped , who claimed her fame through her supporting role as Dr. Beth Garner in 1992's film "Basic Instinct", to take a regular role as a new FBI profiler.

"We're thrilled to have Jeanne Tripplehorn join our team as a profiler," executive producer Erica Messer says in a statement to announce the casting news. "Her character will be introduced in the premiere. It's an exciting way to start season 8."


'Criminal Minds' 7.20 Preview: Morgan Gets Clue About His Long-Lost Cousin

April 05, 2012 02:04:09

When "" returns with a new episode next week, Morgan finds an evidence that his cousin, who has been missing for eight years, is still alive. When his sister sees a woman who looks like their presumed-dead cousin, Cindi, Morgan is forced to confront a lie he told his family last year to provide closure.

Now, he will compel the BAU to reopen the case of his cousin's disappearance. When they capture the man believed to have kidnapped Cindi and put her under his control for years, the team must play the ultimate mind game to find out her whereabouts.


Paget Brewster Announces 'Criminal Minds' Departure

February 15, 2012 11:02:21

"" is losing one of its main and regular cast. announced on Wednesday, February 15 that she will no longer extend her contract with CBS to portray Emily Prentiss, in favor of other projects.

"After six wonderful years playing Emily Prentiss, I have decided itís time for me to move on," the actress said in a statement to Deadline. "As much as I will miss my Criminal Minds family, I am excited about the future and other opportunities." She gave her notification to the producers only on Tuesday.


'Criminal Minds' 7.13 Preview: Morgan Shows Off Abs to Garcia

February 02, 2012 01:02:03

Garcia is likely going to welcome Morgan to her house in the next episode of "". As she wakes up from bed, the computer technician is greeted by shirtless Morgan who only covers his wet body with a towel.

While Garcia won't mind getting a glimpse of Morgan's half-naked body, his boyfriend Kevin Lynch will get jealous of her relationship with the special agent. It's not until she has a spat with Kevin that Garcia realizes she and Morgan may have gotten a little too friendly with each other.


'Criminal Minds' Casts 'Dirty Sexy Money' Alum as Hotch's Love Interest

October 18, 2011 03:10:07

Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner is likely to enjoy a whirlwind of romance on "". Former "" star Bellamy Young, who recently made appearance in an episode of "", has been tapped to guest star in an episode as Beth, a museum curator who meets 's BAU agent character in the park while he's training for triathalon.

Hotch has been staying single after he and his wife Haley divorced in season 3 before she was killed in season 5. At a party in September to celebrate the premiere of season 7, showrunner Erica Messer has hinted at her desire to see a new beginning for the single working parent.


'Criminal Minds' 7.04 Preview: Reliving High School Tragedy

October 06, 2011 01:10:17

Someone is referencing to an old crime to unleash a new terror in next "". In the upcoming episode, survivors of a Boise high school massacre return to remember the event that took place 10 years ago, when a new killer with a similar style targets them.

Rossi suspects that the killer is savoring the anticipation of the next attack and now the BAU team must stop him/her from blowing more bombs. Meanwhile, Hotch is worried that his son, Jack, may be a victim of school bullying.


'Criminal Minds' 7.02 Preview: Life Is Tough, but Death Comes Easy

September 22, 2011 02:09:34

Next on "" season 7, the BAU team searches rural Oklahoma to find a serial killer who claims the lives of several women. Each of the killer's victims has one of their five senses being taken away before they are murdered.

While the team is pursuing the murderer who likes to videotape himself and hear his victims scream, JJ and Emily Prentiss get the cold shoulder from Reid as he deals with their deception about Prentiss' presumed death. This episode entitled "Proof" will air Wednesday, September 28 at 9 P.M. on CBS.


Official: Paget Brewster Returns to 'Criminal Minds', Rachel Nichols Leaves

May 30, 2011 08:05:07

"" welcomes back . After leaving the show last season, the Emily Prentiss depicter will rejoin the cast ensemble in season 7, reuniting with who has previously signed up to return as a regular.

"It feels rewarding," executive producer Erica Messer says of Brewster and Cook's return. "This team works well together and now we can get on with telling the stories that have kept us going for six seasons."


'Criminal Minds' Season Finale Preview: JJ's Return With the Biggest Case

May 12, 2011 02:05:56

In the upcoming episode of "", the BAU finds the biggest case of the season when bodies of two missing persons are found in a car trunk. The BAU suspects that they are victims of human trafficking, so the team searches for a suspected human trafficking ring.

Meanwhile, Aaron Hotchner warns the team of possible changes due to budget cuts as 's Jennifer "JJ" Jareau returns to the FBI. A preview to the season finale gives a teaser to her return by showing a scene where David Rossi talks a woman about giving some thoughts to what the team has discussed.


'Criminal Minds' 6.23 Preview: Bodies Buried in the Sand

May 05, 2011 01:05:45

Next week on "", what happens in the ocean doesn't always stay in the ocean. The BAU is Florida-bound to investigate bodies which are discovered buried in the ocean floor off Jacksonville, and Morgan is there to help the team.

But the case rattles Morgan when his aunt suspects her missing daughter is one of the victims. Meanwhile, he and Reid learn a trick that is probably used by the killer to make the victim totally compliant.


A.J. Cook Signs Two-Year Deal to Return to 'Criminal Minds'

April 16, 2011 11:04:32

The deal is sealed; will be back to "". After being in talks for a week, the blonde beauty has finally closed a two-year-deal to return to the crime drama series as a regular, so Deadline reports.

Cook will first reprise her role of Jennifer 'JJ' Jareau as a guest star in the series' sixth season finale which is set to air on May 18. The 32-year-old actress will later rejoin the CBS show full-time when it returns in the fall.


'Criminal Minds' 6.02 Preview: Goodbye JJ

September 23, 2010 02:09:32

'Criminal Minds' 5.11 Preview: Retaliation

December 10, 2009 03:12:59

Sneak Peek of 'Criminal Minds' 4.11: Normal

December 11, 2008 04:12:33

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