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'Criminal Minds' Boss Launches Production Company, Extends Deal With ABC Studios

Showrunner Erica Messer has inked a new two-year pod deal with the producers of the long-running CBS procedural.  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/Np4mFtJxIF0/criminal-minds-boss-launches-production-company-extends-deal-abc-studios-1019701

Criminal Minds Co-EP Virgil Williams Inks Overall Deal With Universal TV

Virgil Williams ( Criminal Minds ) has signed a new two-year overall deal with Universal Television. Under the pact, he will develop new series for broadcast, cable and streaming services. Williams most recently served as a co-executive producer on long-running CBS series Criminal Minds . In addition to his role as co-EP, he has written several episodes of the series. He earlier served as producer and writer on ER from 2005-09 and also wrote for The Chicago Code and 24. On  ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/06/criminal-minds-co-ep-virgil-williams-overall-deal-universal-tv-1202118821/

Does 'Criminal Minds' Need to Keep Adding New Cast Members?

  Recently, CBS announced that Daniel Henney (who starred in the recently canceled Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders ) will be joining Criminal Minds season 13 as a series regular. This announcement was made only a week after we learned that Damon Gupton's character Stephen Walker will not be back for season 13. So what's with all the rotating characters? Criminal Minds is still wildly successful, but isn't anyone else tired of this revolving door? I sure am.   ...Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/criminal-minds/does-criminal-minds-need-to-ke-65136.aspx

Daniel Henney Joins Criminal Minds Cast After Beyond Borders Cancellation

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders star Daniel Henney will join the cast of the flagship drama following the spinoffs cancellation last month. Henney will reprise his role asSpecial Agent Matt Simmons, which he played for two seasons on Beyond Borders.Formerly with the International Response Team, Special Agent Simmons joins the Behavioral Analysis Unit, including helping with the release of Dr. Spencer Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler) when he was arrested in Mexico last season.   ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/daniel-henney-joins-criminal-minds-cast-after-beyond-borders-cancellation/

Criminal Minds: Kirsten Vangsness and A.J. Cook Secure Raises for Season 13

Original Criminal Mindscast members Kirsten Vangsness and A.J. Cook have sealed new deals to stay on asPenelope Garcia and JJ Jareau. After costars Joe Mantegna and Matthew Gray Gubler re-signed for the fall, Vangsness and Cook held out for salary parity with the latter, our sister site Deadline reports, and emerged from their negotiations essentially [] http://tvline.com/2017/06/14/criminal-minds-season-13-kirsten-vangsness-aj-cook-new-contracts/

Criminal Minds: Damon Gupton Out, Two Series Vets Remain in Limbo

Criminal Mindscast shake-up, Part 2? Sources confirm for TVLine that due to creative changes at the long-running CBS crime drama, Damon Gupton will not be returning asSupervisory Special Agent Stephen Walker for Season 13. The actors departure, revealed via Twitter over the weekend, comes just 15 episodes after he was added to the cast in [] http://tvline.com/2017/06/11/criminal-minds-damon-gupton-leaving-season-13-stephen-walker/

Criminal Minds Says Goodbye to Another Character - EW.com

Farewell, Stephen Walker. Criminal Minds is bidding farewell to Damon Gupton, who stepped in after the high-profile departure of Thomas Gibson last year to play Agent Stephen Walker. The actor announced his departure via Twitter this weekend. When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there — Tyvis Powell (@1Tyvis) June 9, 2017 Read the full article at EW.com .

Criminal Minds: Damon Gupton Leaving CBS Series After One Season

Damon Gupton is departing Criminal Minds . Gupton joined the veteran CBS drama last fall, following the abrupt exit of original cast member Thomas Gibson. Gupton was one of several new series regulars added this past season, along withPaget Brewster, who returned as a regular, reprising her role as Prentiss; Adam Rodriguez as FBI Agent Luke Alvez; and Aisha Tyler, who was promoted as Dr. Tara Lewis.It is unclear whether Criminal Minds will bring in a new regular cast  ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/06/criminal-minds-damon-gupton-exits-cbs-series-one-season-1202111448/

Will Kirsten Vangsness and A.J. Cook Return for 'Criminal Minds' Season 13?

Criminal Minds is continuing into season 13 after a year that saw quite the cast shake-up. Season 13 might not quite right the ship when it comes to the cast, however. Deadline is reporting that Kirsten Vangsness and A.J. Cook's future with the show is a little uncertain. The reason for the hold-up is that the two actresses are looking for similar payment to their male counterparts. It's matter that has been in dispute for a quite a long time.   ...Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/criminal-minds/will-kirsten-vangsness-and-aj-64797.aspx

Criminal Minds: Kirsten Vangsness & A.J. Cook In Limbo Over Parity Push As Joe Mantegna & Matthew Gray Gubler Re-Up

EXCLUSIVE: Criminal Minds veterans Joe Mantegna and Matthew Gray Gubler have closed new deals to continue on the long-running CBS drama series, recently renewed for a 13th season. However, I hear Kirsten Vangsness and A.J. Cook are currently at an impasse in their negotiationsas the actresses are seeking parity with their male co-stars. The duo, who are negotiating together, took a similar stand during the 2013 negotiations as the two at the time consistently had been   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/05/joe-mantegna-matthew-gray-gubler-criminal-minds-return-a-j-cook-kirsten-vangsness-contract-limbo-1202099500/