Surprise! “Criminal Minds” is adding a new series regular in the form of CBS veteran Jennifer Love Hewitt, whose character will be introduced in the Season 10 premiere of the drama.
The network announced that Hewitt will play Kate Callahan, an undercover FBI agent who joins the Behavioral Analysis Unit after years of hard work for the bureau.
“We’re thrilled to introduce a new special agent by adding the very talented Jennifer Love Hewitt to our amazing cast,” “Criminal Minds” executive producer and showrunner Erica Messer says in a statement. “Many of us on the show have enjoyed working with her over the years and look forward to again. We have exciting storylines planned for her character and the BAU team as we head into our 10th season.”
Hewitt starred in CBS’s “Ghost Whisperer” for five seasons, and just wrapped two seasons on Lifetime’s “The Client List,” which she also executive produced.
“Criminal Minds” Season 10 premieres Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.