Criminal Minds

Thomas Gibson is calling the shots on Wednesday's Criminal Minds — not as Hotch, but as a director.

Criminal Minds' Thomas Gibson on directorial debut: "I'm so proud of it" 

The actor, who helmed two episodes of Dharma & Greg 12 years ago, makes his Minds directorial debut with the episode (9/8c, CBS), which features guest star Ken Olin as a writer whose two daughters mysteriously disappear on the one-year anniversary of his wife's disappearance.

"Ken is phenomenal," Gibson tells TVGuide.com. "He's going to blow people away when they see it; he blew us away. He did a fantastic job."

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Check out a sneak peek of Olin and Thomas' directorial eye below.

Criminal Minds airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on CBS.