The Women of Criminal Minds Celebrate: The Band Is Back Together!
What’s old is new — and improved — on CBS’ Criminal Minds, which on Sept. 21 will enter its seventh season armed for bear, with both A.J. Cook and Paget Brewster restored as series regulars.
At a Television Critics Association soirée last week, I huddled with Brewster and Kirsten Vangsness (aka Prentiss and Garcia) to cheer on Minds‘ fan-facilitated reunion, when before you knew it Cook (who plays JJ) joined in the revelry as well [see photo]. You kinda had to be there to feel the love going ’round, and that’s what I hope this transcript of our festive four-way delivers. READ MORE
It's Official: Criminal Minds Welcomes Back Paget Brewster, Bids Farewell to Rachel Nichols
Paget Brewster will continue on Criminal Minds next season, while new series regular Rachel Nichols has officially been let go.
Meanwhile, …READ MORE
Criminal Minds Star 'Optimistic' About Paget Brewster Returning to Series
Criminal Minds star Joe Mantegna tells TVLine he feels “optimistic” about Paget Brewster returning to the CBS crime drama — a prospect that’s even more possible now that the actress’ comedy pilot My Life As an Experiment has been passed over by NBC. READ MORE
Criminal Minds Exclusive: A.J. Cook Poised to Return as Showrunner Ed Bernero Departs
Potential great news for Criminal Minds fans: A.J. Cook is in talks to return to the CBS crime drama next season as a full-time series regular. Meanwhile, executive producer Ed Bernero — who has run the series since the beginning — is leaving. … READ MORE
Criminal Minds: How Matthew Gray Gubler Directed 'An Exceptional Send-off' for Prentiss
Criminal Minds uncorks one of its biggest episodes this Wednesday at 9/8c, when the private, deadly drama that Prentiss labored to keep to herself draws in the entire BAU team. Directed by Matthew Gray Gubler, the hour represents Paget Brewster‘s final appearance as a series regular, as well as brings A.J. Cook back into the fold as the previously departed JJ Jareau.
No stranger to directing, Gubler shared with TVLine how he approached the intense assignment – grenades and all. READ MORE
Exclusive: Criminal Minds' Paget Brewster Gets Experimental for NBC
Paget Brewster has firmed up her post-Criminal Minds career plans: …READ MORE
Criminal Minds Scoop: Fates of Brewster, Moore and Gibson Uncertain
Paget Brewster’s Criminal Minds days may not be numbered after all. …READ MORE
Exclusive: Sebastian Roche To Recur on Criminal Minds, Do More Supernatural
Is Criminal Minds‘ Emily Prentiss getting a new love interest? Former General Hospital hunk Sebastian Roche is joining the cast of the CBS crime drama as a recurring player, TVLine has learned exclusively.
Though the specifics of Roche’s storyline are under wraps, this much is known … READ MORE
Exclusive: Rachel Nichols To Become Criminal Minds Regular
Rachel Nichols is in negotiations to join the cast of CBS’ Criminal Minds as a series regular, the show’s first new regular addition since Joe Mantegna took over for Mandy Patinkin in 2007.
Nicholson was originally tapped for a three-episode arc, which will begin airing next week. CBS had said it would add a new female regular cast member …READ MORE