‘Criminal Minds’ Season 9 Announced

CBS has renewed Criminal Minds for a ninth season.

The popular crime series’ renewal was delayed by contract negotiations, but the network managed to work out deals with all of the primary cast members for another season. Criminal Minds is currently the number one drama series on Wednesdays, and brings CBS’s renewal total for the 2013-2014 broadcast season up to 20 series, including the previously announced The Big Bang Theory, Elementary, 2 Broke Girls and Two and a Half Men.

Criminal Minds stars Joe Mantegna, Thomas Gibson, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness and Jeanne Tripplehorn.

CBS will announce their complete 2013-2014 schedule Wednesday, May 15th at their annual upfront presentation.