The first two episodes of Criminal Minds: Evolution will debut on Paramount + on November 24 (Thanksgiving).
the following will be released weekly every Thursday until December 15 .
The series will then take a break to resume on Thursday 12 January and then close with the grand finale on 9 February .
The first episode will be exceptionally aired on CBS , the station where the series aired, on Thanksgiving night.
The new season of Criminal Minds will abandon the vertical format of the original series, to focus on a single serialized case, spread over ten episodes.
In the revival, the elite FBI team will clash with their greatest nemesis, Elias Voit, an SI who spent the pandemic cultivating a network of serial killers. Now that the world is opening up again, Voit’s network becomes operational and the BAU team must hunt him down… one murder at a time.
The BAU team consists of: Paget Brewster (Prentiss), Joe Mantegna (Rossi), AJ Cook (JJ), Kirsten Vangsness (Garcia), Aisha Tyler (Tara) and Adam Rodriguez (Luke).
Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights) plays Elias Voit, an operations analyst at a global cybersecurity company who has a dark side and an obsession with death.
The season consists of 10 episodes.