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 seasons15
No. of episodes324 (list of episodes)
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)The Mark Gordon Company (2005–2018)
Entertainment One (2018-2020)
Touchstone Television (2005–2007)
ABC Studios (2007–2020)
Paramount Television (2005–2006)
CBS Paramount Television (2006–2009)
CBS Television Studios (2009–2020)
Original networkCBS
Picture format1080i 16:9 (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original releaseSeptember 22, 2005 (2005-09-22) –
February 19, 2020 (2020-02-19)
Related showsCriminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016-17)
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On March 14, 2012, CBS renewed Criminal Minds for an eighth season, which premiered on September 26, 2012.[1]

The series ended on February 19, 2020.


  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. Archived from the original on June 7, 2012. Retrieved March 14, 2012.