Paget Brewster, Criminal Minds
Paget Brewster will return to Criminal Minds next season, while newcomer Rachel Nichols will exit the CBS drama, Deadline.com reports.
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Brewster's return follows that of fellow cast member A.J. Cook. Both women's characters were written out of the show in Season 6 as a result of reported creative differences and budget cutbacks....
A.J. Cook, Joe Mantegna
It wasn't hard for the writers of Criminal Minds to find inspiration for the show's Season 6 finale.
It's been a year of surprising cast shakeups and general uncertainty for the show, and Wednesday's finale (9/8c, CBS) speaks to that. "The writers cleverly decided ...
Shemar Moore, Criminal Minds
Shemar Moore has signed on to return to CBS' Criminal Minds next season, a source close to the show's production tells TVGuide.com.
A.J. Cook to return to Criminal Minds
Deadline.com, which first reported the renegotiation, says that, per the new deal, the actor's salary will double...
A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness and Thomas Gibson
J.J. fans rejoice! A.J. Cook has nabbed a two-year deal to return to Criminal Minds.
Cook, who left the CBS series in September after being dropped for "creative reasons," will appear in the Season 6 finale on May 18, Deadline reports. She'll rejoin the show full time in the fall.
A.J. Cook is in discussions to return to Criminal Minds next season as a regular, while longtime showrunner Edward Allen Bernero will depart the show, TVLine reports.
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Cook left Minds in September after she was dropped from the procedural over the summer for "creative reasons. She returned last month to reprise her role as agent and media liaison Jennifer "JJ" Jareau for Paget Brewster's final episode.
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Brewster, who was demoted this season before deciding to leave the show, could also return ...
Paget Brewster and Shemar Moore
After an ominous month-long arc, Paget Brewster left Criminal Minds, as Prentiss finally confronted IRA nemesis Ian Doyle in an episode filled with suspense, emotion, torture and twists. And it also answered the question everyone had on their mind: Will Prentiss die?
The Behavioral Analysis Unit on Criminal Minds has always prided itself on being a family, but on Wednesday, the family will lose one member: agent Jennifer "JJ" Jareau (A.J. Cook).
Cook's contract was not renewed by CBS in June, and the actress — who, with the exception of the pilot, has been a regular since the first season — will bid adieu to her BAU crew in...
Thomas Gibson, Joe Mantegna and Shemar Moore
On the Criminal Minds Season 6 premiere, Agent Morgan will cross a very personal line in order to save a young girl's life.
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Morgan (Shemar Moore) not only has to catch a serial killer (guest star Tim Curry) during a Los Angeles blackout, but he's also driven by a promise to protect the daughter of Detective Spicer (guest star Eric Close), who was murdered in the Season 5 finale.
"We wanted to put a lot of weight on Morgan," executive producer Simon Mirren says. "He's personally invested because in the cliff-hanger, he witnessed this awful thing. He's never had to make a promise before. He's a single guy because of the life he leads and he doesn't want to put that kind of pressure on anybody or to have any demands on him. His teammates feel maybe he's crossing a line, but after what he's witnessed, the lines aren't blurry anymore."
Because of his promise, Morgan ...
Criminal Minds - A.J. Cook
A.J. Cook has thanked fans for their "kind words and support" as they launched an online petition protesting her dismissal from Criminal Minds.
"Your kind words and support have made me feel wanted and loved!" she tweeted Wednesday. "I love my ...
A.J. Cook has been dropped from Criminal Minds and will be replaced by a new female cast member during the CBS drama's upcoming sixth season, a source close to the show tells TVGuide.com.
The source cited ...