Season Fifteen is the fifteenth season of Criminal Minds. On January 10, 2019, CBS announced the renewal of Criminal Minds for the 2019-2020 TV season, with an order of 10 episodes.
The final season premiered on January 8, 2020, and concluded on February 19, 2020.
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- Joe Mantegna - David Rossi
- Matthew Gray Gubler - Dr. Spencer Reid
- A.J. Cook - Jennifer Jareau
- Kirsten Vangsness - Penelope Garcia
- Daniel Henney - Matthew Simmons
- Aisha Tyler - Dr. Tara Lewis
- Adam Rodriguez - Luke Alvez
- Paget Brewster - Emily Prentiss
|Image||Title||Airdate||Writer||Director||Season Episode||Series Episode|
|"Under the Skin"||January 8, 2020||Christopher Barbour||Nelson McCormick||1||315|
|The BAU investigates a series of crimes similar to that of The Chameleon.|
|"Awakenings"||January 8, 2020||Stephanie SenGupta||Alec Smight||2||316|
|The BAU continues to hunt for The Chameleon. Also, Reid visits his mother after she goes through a health scare.|
|"Spectator Slowing"||January 15, 2020||Bruce Zimmerman||Kevin Berlandi||3||317|
|The BAU search for an unsub responsible for multiple fatal explosions across Tennessee and Kentucky.|
|"Saturday"||January 22, 2020||Stephanie Birkitt & Breen Frazier||Edward Allen Bernero||4||318|
|The BAU spends a weekend off doing various different activities.|
|"Ghost"||January 29, 2020||Bobby Chacon & James T. Clemente||Diana Valentine||5||319|
|When the BAU hunt for a copycat serial killer, they find themselves getting caught in the crossfire.|
|"Date Night"||February 5, 2020||Breen Frazier||Marcus Stokes||6||320|
|A former foe of the BAU returns with very specific demands for Dr. Reid after a father and daughter are kidnapped.|
|"Rusty"||February 5, 2020||Erica Meredith & Erik Stiller||Rachel Feldman||7||321|
|Prentiss evaluates her relationship with Mendoza as the BAU travels to Denver to investigate several murders.|
|"Family Tree"||February 12, 2020||Bruce Zimmerman||Alec Smight||8||322|
|As the BAU travels to Beaumont, Texas to investigate a series of murders, Prentiss and J.J. face important decisions about their futures.|
|"Face Off"||February 19, 2020||Christopher Barbour||Sharat Raju||9||323|
|As the BAU hunts down The Chameleon, Rossi has new theories inspired by Gideon.|
|"And in the End..."||February 19, 2020||Kirsten Vangsness & Erica Messer||Glenn Kershaw||10||324|
|Reid encounters ghosts from his past following an encounter with The Chameleon and the BAU makes a discovery that personally affects Rossi.|
- The season takes place six months after the Season Fourteen finale.
- Michael Mosley, Sharon Lawrence, and Alex Jennings returns.
- Jane Lynch returns in the second and final episodes.
- Rachael Leigh Cook appears in the fourth and sixth episodes as a potential love interest for Reid.
- Aubrey Plaza returns in the sixth episode.
- Joseph C. Phillips appears in the seventh, eighth, and ninth episodes.
- Jayne Atkinson, C. Thomas Howell, and Beth Riesgraf returns in the final episode.
- Stephen Bishop, Josh Stewart, Mekhai Andersen, Kelly Frye, and Declan Whaley also returns.