One Ghost Whisperer alum will succeed another as Aisha Tyler joins CBS’ Criminal Minds in the wake of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s one-and-done run.
Tyler will recur during Season 11 of the crime drama as Dr. Tara Lewis, a forensic psychologist who is determined by Hotch to be the best candidate for Kate Callahan’s vacated position, EW.com reports.
In addition to Kate leaving the BAU to focus on motherhood, Criminal Minds will also be temporarily down an agent due to longtime cast member A.J. Cook’s real-life maternity leave.
In addition to her run as Ghost Whisperer Melinda’s gal pal, Tyler’s TV acting credits include (but by no means are limited to) Archer (where she voices Lana Kane), Two and a Half Men, Modern Family and XIII: The Series. She also of course serves as a cohost on CBS’ The Talk.