‘Criminal Minds’ Episode Guide (May 10): Derek Morgan Returns

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‘Criminal Minds’ Episode Guide (May 10): Derek Morgan Returns

“Red Light” Season 12 Finale (05/10/17) – Caught in an impossible scenario, Reid must square off with an old nemesis, and Derek Morgan (guest star Shemar Moore) comes to the team with a lead that might help catch Mr. Scratch, the elusive fugitive that has been tormenting the team all season, on the 12th season finale of “Criminal Minds,” Wednesday, May 10 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Jane Lynch returns as Diana Reid, the mother of Dr. Reid.

Also guest starring in this episode are Shemar Moore (Derek Morgan), Cynthia Rose Hall (Guard), Kevin Will (John Fords), Beth Riesgraf (Maeve Donovan), Ellington Ratliff (Ronnie Hawks), Calvin Harrison (Agent Cal), Richard T. Jones (Guard Lionel Wilkins), and Gia Mantegna (Lindsey Vaughn).

“Red Light” was written by Breen Frazier and directed by Glenn Kershaw.

“Criminal Minds” revolves around an elite team of FBI profilers who analyze the country’s most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit’s most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU, who is essential in helping the team solve new cases.

The BAU team is lead by Special Agent Aaron Hotchner, a strong profiler who is able to gain people’s trust and unlock their secrets. Other members include Special Agent Derek Morgan, an expert on obsessional crimes; Special Agent Dr. Spencer Reid, a classically misunderstood genius whose social IQ is as low as his intellectual IQ is high; Jennifer “J.J.” Jareau, the team’s former unit liaison-turned-profiler; Penelope Garcia, the team’s indispensible computer wizard who helps research the cases with her unique charm, and the team’s newest member, Kate Callahan, a seasoned undercover agent whose standout work with the FBI landed her a coveted position with the BAU. As the team evolves together, the BAU continues its dedication to using their expertise to pinpoint predators’ motivations and identify their emotional triggers in the attempt to stop them.

“Criminal Minds” stars Joe Mantegna (David Rossi), Thomas Gibson (Aaron Hotchner), Matthew Gray Gubler (Dr. Spencer Reid), A.J. Cook (Jennifer “JJ” Jareau), Kirsten Vangsness (Penelope Garcia), Aisha Tyler (Dr. Tara Lewis), and Adam Rodriguez (Luke Alvez).

“Criminal Minds” is produced by ABC Studios in association with CBS Television Studios. Mark Gordon, Erica Messer, and Breen Frazier serve as executive producers.

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