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Criminal Minds

2005 American television series

Criminal Minds is an American police procedural television series. It was first broadcast on September 22, 2005, on CBS.

Criminal Minds
Criminal Minds title card
Created byJeff Davis
StarringThomas Gibson
Mandy Patinkin
Shemar Moore
Matthew Gray Gubler
A.J. Cook
Kirsten Vangsness
Lola Glaudini
Paget Brewster
Joe Mantegna
Rachel Nichols
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons14
No. of episodes314 (list of episodes)
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)The Mark Gordon Company (2005–present)
Touchstone Television (2005–2007)
ABC Studios (2007–present)
Paramount Television (2005–2006)
CBS Paramount Television (2006–2009)
CBS Television Studios (2009–present)
Original networkCBS
Picture format1080i 16:9 (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original releaseSeptember 22, 2005 (2005-09-22) – present
Related showsCriminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
External links
Production website

On March 14, 2012, CBS renewed Criminal Minds for an 8th season.[1]


  1. Gorman, Bill (March 14, 2012). "CBS Renews 18 Shows: 'The Good Wife,' 'Blue Bloods,' '2 Broke Girls,' 'The Mentalist,' 'Mike & Molly' & Many More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 14, 2012.