Criminal Minds season 12 to give Emily Prentiss a lot more screentime,new details. According to a recent report from TV Line, the Criminal Minds folks have decided to bump up actress, Paget Brewster (left) aka Emily Prentiss, to a series regular in light of the recent firing that went down with Thomas Gibson aka Aaron.

This means we should be seeing a lot more of Emily in action this season. Her first episode back, is scheduled to the October 12th, 2016 episode.

Executive producer, Eric Messer, commented on Paget’s promotion, stating: “We’re all so excited to have Paget with us full time. The BAU family has definitely missed her, on screen and off. Having her back on set has been great, it’s like she never left.”

As previously reported, they’ve also brought in other 2,new series regulars: Adam Rodriguez who is replacing Shemar Moore’s Derek as character Alvez and Aisha Tyler as character, Dr. Tara Lewis. Season 12 is scheduled to premiere on Wednesday night, September 28th, 2016 at 8pm central time on CBS. Stay tuned.

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