Criminal Minds Scoop: Thomas Gibson Staying!

That was a close one.

After lengthy and rough negotiations, Criminal Minds star Thomas Gibson has signed a deal to return to the veteran CBS drama —which is scheduled to begin production on its seventh season in just two weeks.

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Sources confirm that Gibson signed on for two more years in a deal worth mid-to-high seven figures, plus a signing bonus. All told, the actor will more than double his previous salary.

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