‘Criminal Minds’ Alum Paget Brewster Joins ABC’s ‘Spy’ Pilot

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Paget Brewster is getting up to some intrigue with her latest project. The “Criminal Minds” veteran is taking a turn into lighter territory, starring in ABC’s upcoming comedy pilot “Spy” opposite “Children’s Hospital” star Rob Corddry. The single-camera comedy, written by Simeon Goulden, stars Corddry as Tim, a well intentioned father […]

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Michael C. Hall as 'Dexter' (Photo: Showtime)

Violence Baked into Popular Culture

Well aware that the television audience may be particularly sensitive, the Showtime network aired a disclaimer warning audiences of violent content in the season finales of its dramas “Homeland” and “Dexter” last weekend. It was two days after a gunman killed 26 people in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.

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Jeanne Tripplehorn as Alex Blake in "Criminal Minds" (Photo: Robert Voets/CBS)

‘Criminal Minds’ Season 8 Premiere Introduces New BAU Team Member

For once in the history of the dark, procedural drama that is “Criminal Minds,” Season 7 wrapped up with a happy event: JJ (A.J. Cook) and Will (Josh Stewart) got married in Rossi’s (Joe Mantegna) backyard. But it was also bittersweet because Prentiss (Paget Brewster) had come to the realization that it was time to […]

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Paget Brewster on 'Criminal Minds' (Photo: CBS)

Paget Brewster: I Never Got Over Being Fired From ‘Criminal Minds’

After walking away from her role as Emily Prentiss on “Criminal Minds,” Paget Brewster makes her return to TV in a two-part, guest-star role on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” next Wednesday. On a conference call to promote her appearance as District Attorney Paula Foster on the NBC series, Brewster opened up about why […]

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‘Homeland’s’ Mandy Patinkin Says Doing ‘Criminal Minds’ Was His Greatest Mistake

Now safely secured as a key member of the “Homeland” cast, actor Mandy Patinkin says that his run on “Criminal Minds” marked the biggest mistake of his career. After the second season of “Criminal Minds,” Patinkin suddenly quit the series, telling New York Magazine that the show was “destructive” on his soul. “The biggest public […]

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New On DVD/Blu-ray This Week: Fringe, Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Wife, Person of Interest

Fringe Two parallel universes continue to collide as mysterious forces work to overwrite the laws of physics in the release of ‘Fringe‘ Season 4. The critically acclaimed fourth season of TV’s most thrilling sci-fi series features 22 mind-bending episodes with over two hours of brand new special features, including two Blu-ray exclusive featurettes, and an […]

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Playlist: CBS Showrunners Share What They’re Watching (Hint: It’s Not Each Other’s Shows)

If you’re not watching “Breaking Bad,” “Game of Thrones,” “Mad Men” or “Homeland,” you may be missing out. These shows are overwhelmingly the favorite TV viewing of the executive producers and showrunners from CBS procedural shows — “Criminal Minds,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “CSI: NY,” “Elementary,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “NCIS,” and “NCIS: Los Angeles” — and […]

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‘Criminal Minds’ Star Paget Brewster Lands ‘SVU’ Gig

Paget Brewster is going from one crime scene to another. The former “Criminal Minds” star has booked a guest-starring role on “Law & Order: SVU,” NBC announced Wednesday. She’ll appear in the two-hour season premiere of “SVU” on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 9/8c — coincidentally, airing opposite the “Criminal Minds” premiere over on CBS. As […]

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