“Criminal Minds: Evolution” has been renewed for another season. “Criminal Minds: Evolution” is an expansion of the original CBS series that ran from 2005-2020. The series streams on Paramount+ in the US and on Disney+ in many countries including the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.
In “Criminal Minds: Evolution,” the FBI’s elite team of criminal profilers come up against their greatest threat yet, an UnSub who has used the pandemic to build a network of other serial killers. As the world opens back up and the network goes operational, the team must hunt them down, one murder at a time.
Original cast members continuing their roles include Joe Mantegna, A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, Aisha Tyler, Adam Rodriguez, and Paget Brewster. Zach Gilford joins the dynamic cast as a recurring guest star in a season-long arc.
Erica Messer serves as showrunner and executive producer, with Breen Frazier, Chris Barbour, Glenn Kershaw and Mark Gordon also executive producing.
“Criminal Minds: Evolution” is produced by ABC Signature and CBS Studios.
“We’re thrilled to bring even more twisted storylines to our loyal fans of Criminal Minds: Evolution with the order of another season,” said Tanya Giles, chief programming officer of Paramount Streaming, in a statement. “The series has always been a consistent top performer for Paramount+ and fans have quickly embraced this new season with its more serialized elements. There are still many dark twists and turns yet to come for the BAU this season and we can’t wait for fans to see what’s in store.”
The 16th season returns from its mid-season break on Friday, January 13, 2023, on Paramount+ in the United States and on Disney+ with new episodes dropping through February 9, 2023.
Production on the new season will begin sometime this year.