Disney has announced that the crime-procedural drama series “Criminal Minds: Evolution” will premiere with two episodes on Friday 25th November 2022, exclusively on Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The series has previously been announced for Disney+ in Canada and is available on Paramount+ in the United States.
Following the premiere, new episodes will stream weekly exclusively on Disney+, with a mid-season finale on Friday 16th December 2022. The season will then return on Friday 13th January 2023 with all-new episodes dropping weekly through the finale on Friday 10th February 2023.
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. Cast members from the original series reprising 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.
“Criminal Minds: Evolution” will continue and expand the beloved franchise for streaming audiences, blending serialized elements into the series’ format. This season continues the “Criminal Minds” series, the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit, the best of the best who profiled the worst of the worst.
“Criminal Minds: Evolution” is produced by ABC Signature and CBS Studios. Erica Messer (“Criminal Minds,” “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders”) serves as showrunner, executive producer and writer. Breen Frazier and Chris Barbour will serve as writers and executive producers, Glenn Kershaw will direct and executive produce, and Mark Gordon will also serve as executive producer.
“Criminal Minds: Evolution” joins all 15 seasons of the long-running, original series “Criminal Minds” as well as the subsequent spin-offs “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior” and “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders,” all available to stream on Disney+.