Criminal Minds Season Premiere

Get an exclusive look at Season Eight.

1. "The Silencer"

JJ (A.J. Cook), Hotch (Thomas Gibson) and newest BAU member Alex Blake (Jeanne Tripplehorn) look at evidence as the BAU investigates the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Passionate Work

2. Passionate Work

Morgan (Shemar Moore) flashes a smile to his BAU team members during their latest investigation, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Making a Point

3. Making a Point

Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness) makes a point as newest BAU member Alex Blake (Jeanne Tripplehorn) looks on when the BAU investigates the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Tracking a Killer

4. Tracking a Killer

Rossi (Joe Mantegna) and JJ (A.J. Cook) discuss evidence as the BAU investigates the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Morning Coffee

5. Morning Coffee

Newest BAU member Alex Blake (Jeanne Tripplehorn) discusses evidence with the team as they investigate the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Briefing

6. Briefing

JJ (A.J. Cook), Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler), newest BAU member Alex Blake (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and Morgan (Shemar Moore, standing) go over evidence as the BAU investigates the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Roundtable

7. Roundtable

JJ (A.J. Cook), Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler), newest BAU member Alex Blake (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and Morgan (Shemar Moore, standing) go over evidence as the BAU investigates the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
New to BAU

8. New to BAU

Newest BAU member Alex Blake (Jeanne Tripplehorn) helps investigate the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Red Bagged Evidence

9. Red Bagged Evidence

Hotch (Thomas Gibson), newest BAU member Alex Blake (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and JJ (A.J. Cook) look at evidence as the BAU investigates the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Ponders Evidence

10. Ponders Evidence

JJ (A.J. Cook) ponders the evidence as the BAU investigates the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Baby Sitting

11. Baby Sitting

JJ (A.J. Cook) looks after the baby of a victim as Hotch (Thomas Gibson) discusses the victim’s murder, who is left behind with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
First Case

12. First Case

Hotch (Thomas Gibson) and newest BAU member Alex Blake (Jeanne Tripplehorn) talk as they investigate the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Reassurance

13. Reassurance

Hotch (Thomas Gibson) and newest BAU member Alex Blake (Jeanne Tripplehorn) talk as they investigate the murder of a victim with the trademark handiwork of the UnSub “The Silencer,” who leaves behind victims with his unique trademark of sewing their mouths shut, on the eighth season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS © 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.