Jennifer Love Hewitt joins ‘Criminal Minds’

Posted at 2:23 PM, Jul 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-04 14:23:20-04
Jennifer Love Hewitt joins "Criminal Minds"

Jennifer Love Hewitt joins “Criminal Minds”

LOS ANGELES – Jennifer Love Hewitt has joined the cast of the “Criminal Minds” as a series regular.

Hewitt will play Kate Callahan, a seasoned undercover agent whose stellar work at the FBI has landed her a coveted position with the Behavioral Analysis Unit, who  will be introduced in the series’ 10th season premiere on Oct. 1 on CBS.

“We’re thrilled to introduce a new special agent by adding the very talented Jennifer Love Hewitt to our amazing cast,” said Executive Producer and Showrunner Erica Messer. “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 entire BAU team as we head into our 10th season.”

For five seasons, Hewitt starred as Melinda Gordon in “Ghost Whisperer,” on the Network. Her additional television credits include the series “The Client List,” based on the television movie of the same name, which she executive produced and received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries Made for Television, “The Lost Valentine,” opposite Betty White, the title role in “The Audrey Hepburn Story,” based on the life of the Academy Award-winning actress, and “Party of Five.”