Criminal Minds Season 12 Episode 1 Spoilers, Promo, Trailer, Air Date, 12×1 News, and Premiere Updates: CM season 11 is going to have its finale episode on May 4, Tuesday night titled “The Storm”. It is going to be an intriguing one filled with new revelations. It will unveil the some has framed Hotch. (watch: Penny Dreadful S3E2.)
In the meantime, the fans are wondering if there is going to be the next installment, i.e. season 12 for the CriminalMinds or not and if there is, then when it will air (or premiere). Scroll down and read all the below mentioned information in detail.
Criminal Minds Season 12 Episode 1
The American crime drama has been renewed for season12 by the CBS. However, the channel hasn’t made any official statement yet. The channel has already released the list of renewed shows. (check: The Flash S2E21.)
Surprisingly, Criminal Mind is not on the list published by the CBS recently. However, it is sure that it will be announced shortly and officially because it is one of the high performers. It will return just as the CBS and ABC work out a new license deal. The show will be back counting on its ratings and popularity.
If so, then when will Criminal Minds season 12 episode 1 air? Looking at the previous trends and record, it is highly expected that ti will return by the last week of September or so.
Thus, we can expect it to have the premiere on 28th September or 5th October this year. Apart from its air date, there are many more speculations and rumors in the air. The official confirmation will come only the show is renewed officially.
Meanwhile, the showrunner Erica Messer released a cliffhanger for S11E22 (finale). It will set the tone for the S12 premiere for sure. So, we can expect that it will be revealed that Hotch was framed.
The showrunner Messer was quoted saying, “It’s a very team-centric episode because ‘stuff’ is hitting the fan and we’re at the center of it. It’s not a ‘bomb goes off/who survives?’ cliffhanger, but, ‘Oh my god, we thought we won,’ and then, ‘Oh no, we’re just getting started. It’s a really fun, fresh way to launch into Season12.”
In the finale for season 11, the fans will witness that a SWAT Team has captured Hotch and taken into custody. It will also reveal that Hotch was framed for what he didn’t do. Many people consider it to be a conspiracy. BAU will uncover the mysterious and the culprit. As the team started to work out it, they will get to know that the facts and clues which they got points towards a larger sinister plan.
Criminal Minds episode 1 season 12 will air on May 4 at 9 pm ET on CBS. Stay tuned for latest news.