Criminal Minds Season 19 – What Does the Crime Show Have in Store?

Criminal Minds Season 19

When talking about OG crime shows on television, Criminal Minds is one of those options that don’t require an introduction. It has been around for quite some time now with the first season premiering on CBS in 2005.

The latest season, Season 16 premiered in 2022 on Paramount+ and since then, the fans have been quite curious about the show’s next seasons. Unfortunately, none of the parties involved have shed any light on the show’s future seasons yet.

So, this article will take you through all the rumors and predictions that we have about Criminal Minds Season 19 and its eventual release in the future.

When is Criminal Minds Season 19 Releasing?

If we had to answer this in short, the answer would be that we don’t know yet. There is a reason behind it.

Currently, Criminal Minds has 16 seasons out for the fans to binge-watch. This means that for us to reach until Season 19, we’d have to wait for the creators to release Season 17 and 18 first. And, at this point, there seem to be no updates surrounding the show’s renewal for a new season.

This has left the fans wondering if the showrunners are planning to bench the show or not. The good thing is that there is no official cancellation yet, which means that there are chances that the creators will eventually bring the show back. We just don’t know when it will happen.

What can we expect on Criminal Minds Season 19?

The upcoming season will pick up where Season 18 left off, with the BAU team investigating a new series of serial killings. The season will also explore the personal lives of the characters, as they deal with the challenges of their jobs and the impact it has on their relationships.

The reason why the prediction sounds so superficial is that we have no idea what the plot would be like in Season 19.

Since there are no updates about Seasons 17 and 18 yet, it would be tough to assume what might go down in Season 19. However, if the creators follow their standard line of plot, we are going to witness a lot of ups and downs, crimes, and investigative storylines in the upcoming seasons too.

To be fair, new cases and plot twists are a must when it comes to Criminal Minds, so that will be a must in this one too.

Who is returning to Criminal Minds Season 19?

The following cast members are expected to return for Criminal Minds Season 19: 

  • Joe Mantegna as David Rossi

Joe Mantegna

  • Kirsten Vangsness as Penelope Garcia

Kirsten Vangsness

  • Paget Brewster as Emily Prentiss

Paget Brewster

  • Aisha Tyler as Tara Lewis

Aisha Tyler

  • Daniel Henney as Matt Simmons

Daniel Henney

  • Adam Rodriguez as Luke Alvez

Adam Rodriguez


If you are still awaiting news about Criminal Minds Season 19, it will be a long time in the making. There are a lot of variables in question and to be fair, there are a lot of uncertainties too. That said, we can’t lose hope just yet, so if there are any new updates about a new season of Criminal Minds, you can expect it here.


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