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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Thomas Gibson Talks Of ‘Criminal Minds’ Transition, Hotch’s Challenge

The fans of CBS’ ‘Criminal Minds’ (Wednesdays at 9/8c) were dealt a non-grisly surprise over the summer when word got out that longtime cast member A.J. Cook would be written out early this season. Though her alter ego JJ’s exit is still fresh in viewers’ minds, Thomas Gibson promises that a plan is in place […]

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‘Criminal’ Cuts Anger Fans, Leave Stars ‘Befuddled’ and ‘Mystified’

‘Criminal Minds‘ fans are nearly of a single mind when it comes to the release of longtime cast member A.J. Cook (who plays JJ) and reduced episode count for Paget Brewster (Prentiss), with many deeming the Season 6 cuts a “massive” or “huge” mistake. “It is going to be the show’s downfall,” says Khrista, echoing […]

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