(CBS) — “Criminal Minds” will be coming to an end after one more season, Entertainment Tonight reports. One of television’s longest-running procedurals was renewed for a 15th season and final season, which will be 10 episodes long.
The cast of the of the CBS crime drama is currently working on their 14th season, which will be 15 episodes long. “It is the quintessential CBS hit. We are so proud to have aired it,” CBS’ EVP of current programs, Amy Reisenbach, said. “It speaks to everything we do best, which is air quality television. It’s been successful not only on air but online, in syndication, internationally for ABC [Studios].”
“Criminal Minds” follows a cast of characters who work for the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit. Over the years, viewers have become invested in the characters’ personal struggles and relationships.
The season 14 finale will include some important moments in the team’s lives, ET reports — including a wedding.
It’s time to say goodbye to our favourite Behavioural Analysis Unit — Criminal Minds is ending after season 15. While season 14 premiered in October with the 300th episode, the show announced on Twitter that fans should “get ready for a momentous ride: Season 15 will be our epic final season.” According to the Hollywood Reporter, the final season will be just 10 episodes long and will pick right up where the current season will leave off. It’s a bittersweet ending, as the site reports that the show will have aired 325 episodes by the time season 15 is completed, “making it one of the longest running TV dramas.”
Hey, #CriminalMinds fans—we’ve got big news. First, mark your calendar for the Season 14 finale, Feb 6 at 10/9c. Next, get ready for a momentous ride: Season 15 will be our epic final season. pic.twitter.com/7ASK0pgf2n
— Criminal Minds (@CrimMinds_CBS) January 11, 2019