THE BAU TEAM SEARCHES FOR “THE CHAMELEON,” ROSSI’S LATEST OBSESSION, ON BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES OF THE 15TH AND FINAL SEASON PREMIERE OF “CRIMINAL MINDS,” WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8
Jane Lynch Guest Stars as Dr. Reid’s Mother, Diana Reid
Michael Mosley Returns as Everett Lynch; Sharon Lawrence Returns as Roberta Lynch
“Under The Skin” – The BAU team investigates an UnSub with striking similarities to Rossi’s latest obsession, “The Chameleon,” a.k.a. Everett Lynch (Michael Mosley), who nearly killed him and then disappeared, on back-to-back episodes of the 15th and final season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS, Wednesday, Jan. 8 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
“Awakenings” – With a member of the BAU in the hospital, the team searches for Everett Lynch (Michael Mosley), and his daughter, Grace (Alex Jennings). Also, Spencer has a meaningful visit with his mother, Diana Reid (Jane Lynch), while she’s experiencing a period of lucidity, on CRIMINAL MINDS, Wednesday, Jan. 8 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
REGULAR CAST: Joe Mantegna (David Rossi) Paget Brewster (Emily Prentiss) Matthew Gray Gubler (Dr. Spencer Reid) A.J. Cook (Jennifer Jareau) Aisha Tyler (Dr. Tara Lewis) Kirsten Vangsness (Penelope Garcia) Adam Rodriguez (Luke Alvez) Daniel Henney (Matt Simmons)
GUEST CAST (“UNDER THE KNIFE”): Michael Mosley (Everett Lynch) Alex Jennings (Grace Lynch) Kelly Frye (Kristy Simmons) Tom Amandes (Dr. Sebastian Hurst) Paula Jai Parker (Captain Vivian Paige) Alex Dabestani (Dr. Lloyd Jewell) Thomas Frelinghuysen (Daniel Kane) Bret Green (Gregory Broder) Kimberly Fox (U.S. Marshal Alison Faust) Montelle Dwayne Harvey (U.S. Marshal Tevin Hart)
GUEST CAST (“AWAKENINGS”): Jane Lynch (Diana Reid) Josh Stewart (Will LaMontagne, Jr.) Mekhai Andersen (Henry LaMontagne) Phoenix Andersen (Michael LaMontagne) Michael Mosley (Everett Lynch) Alex Jennings (Grace Lynch) Vanessa Vander Pluym (Stunt Double Grace) Sharon Lawrence (Roberta Lynch) Taylor Foster (Charlotte Burke) Deborah Quayle (Martha Burke) Jake Martin (Allen Burke) Angelita Esperanza (Doctor Carolyn Hsu) Janora McDuffie (Doctor Adelaide Kincaide) Matthew Arkin (Roger Foster) Ethan Flower (Mr. Thompson) Erica Ikeda (Paramedic)
“UNDER THE KNIFE” WRITTEN BY: Christopher Barbour “UNDER THE KNIFE” DIRECTED BY: Nelson McCormick
“AWAKENINGS” WRITTEN BY: Stephanie SenGupta “AWAKENINGS” DIRECTED BY: Alec Smight