CBS is prepping a Criminal Minds spin-off, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The potential new series comes from Minds executive producers Ed Bernero and Chris Mundy.
See photos of the cast of Criminal Minds
Mundy will write the script for the spin-off episode, which will appear as an episode of Minds
in the spring, a la NCIS-NCIS: Los Angeles
last season. Details are still sparse, but if the new show gets the green light, it is expected to feature a new team of FBI agents, not existing characters.CBS has been successful at this in the past. CSI
begat two heavily watched spin-offs, and NCIS: Los Angeles
was this season's highest-rated debut for a new drama.
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The Criminal Minds
spin-off was discussed in 2008, but CBS focused its energy on NCIS: Los Angeles
returned strong this season, winning the night with 15.8 million viewers and its best rating ever in the coveted 18-to-49 demographic.Are you excited to see a Criminal Minds