Criminal Minds Spoilers: When Will We Meet the Unsub?

It took years of back-and-forth with CBS, but showrunner Erica Messer finally got what she wanted on Criminal Minds Season 9: a long-running storyline based around a single villain.

Referring to the unsub whose crimes viewers have witnessed twice so far, Messer told TV Guide of her discussions with the network:

"I think they were just more willing this time. Whereas before, other shows were based on that premise on the network. The Mentalist is based on somebody haunting that guy who killed his family. I think they didn't want us to compete with other shows on the network. But this year, when we pitched this idea and said, 'We'd really like to do this guy who's taunting the team,' they were like, 'We'll take it!'" Read More...


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