On Wednesday's episode of Criminal Minds, the members of Behavioral Analysis Unit — and viewers — will say goodbye to Agent Jennifer Jareau.
JJ's exit comes after CBS abruptly let A.J. Cook go for creative reasons during the break between seasons.
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"It is like losing a member of the family very suddenly and without any warning. That's always difficult," castmate Thomas Gibson tells TVGuide.com...
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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 ...
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Hill Street Blues star Daniel J. Travanti is headed to the other side of the law: The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor will guest-star as a serial killer in upcoming episode of Criminal Minds, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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Travanti will play Mr. Mullens, a crotchety 75-year-old whose brutal murders 20 years ago earned him the nickname "The Butcher." Now suffering from Alzheimer's and depending on the live-in care of his adult son, Mullens...
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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.
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Bad things happen in Los Angeles when the lights go out.
That was the idea Criminal Minds co-executive producer Erica Messer and the rest of the writers kept in mind when crafting Wednesday's season finale (9/8c on CBS).
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"The mandate given to me by [executive producer] Ed Bernero for the finale was just to make it the scariest one we've ever done, which is an interesting assignment," Messer tells TVGuide.com. "I started thinking, 'OK we've done 114 episodes: What is the scariest episode we've ever done?' What I realized is, I needed to know what scares me. If I wrote my fear then there will be a truth to it."
So Messer added...
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Criminal Minds marks its 100th episode by circling back to the beginning and addressing issues raised then, as well as bracing for a future with a "new reality" — and "new family."
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"There's a question raised in the pilot episode of whether you can spend your time hunting monsters and not become a monster," executive producer Ed Bernero tells TVGuide.com. "We wanted to revisit that question 100 episodes later and see if the answer changed. Hotch [Thomas Gibson] does something that makes you wonder what's happened to everybody [since the start]."
Bernero promises two deaths by the end of Wednesday's episode....