Criminal Minds season 14 is currently airing on both sides of the Atlantic. The series airs every Wednesday on CBS in the US and every Monday on Sky Witness and NOW TV in the UK. Unfortunately, the UK is two episodes behind the US series, with episode eight airing next week (Monday, December 17). Criminal Minds season 14 will be taking a mid-season break in America and episode 11 will be back in the New Year.
When does Criminal Minds season 14, episode 11 return?
According to the Futon Critic, Criminal Minds season 14, episode 11 will return to CBS on Wednesday, January 2.
The episode will air at the usual time of 9pm central time/10pm eastern time in the US.
The remaining episodes will air weekly thereafter.
Episode 11 is called Night Lights and was written by Heather Aldridge.
The episode will be directed by Nelson McCormick.
CBS has released an official synopsis for episode 11.
The summary reads: “The BAU team heads to Portland, Ore., to investigate a chilling abduction that may be linked to a local couple killed in their home a week earlier.”
Unfortunately, a teaser trailer for episode 11 has not yet been released.
Episode 10, called Flesh and Bood will air tonight (Wednesday, December 12) on CBS.
The official synopsis for episode 10 reads: “Prentiss (played by Paget Brewster) faces her past when the BAU is sent to investigate the murders of prominent businessmen, all of whom are missing their hearts; Prentiss plans a romantic first date with Mendoza (Stephen Bishop), but the evening is cut short by an urgent call from Rossi (Joe Mantegna).”
A teaser trailer for the final episode before the mid-season break has also been released.
The trailer starts off with photos of women who have been murdered.
Prentiss says: “He’s using women to lure his victims.”
A man is then seen with a hood over his face and a is heard shouting: “Please don’t make me do this.”
The final seconds of the trailer show his hood being removed but it happens too quick to identify the man.
A voiceover in the trailer says: “These beauties will lead you to the beast.”
The team discover that murder victims are being dumped in the same way a serial killer in Milwaukee was killing women 11 years ago, which was a huge storyline in season three, episode two in 2007.
In season three, a man used his son to lure women into his home before he tortured and murdered them.
Could the new killer be the son from season three who is now all grown up?
Fans will have to tune in tonight at 9pm central time/10pm eastern time to find out.
Stephen Bishop will guest star in tonights episode as Mendoza.
Bishop is best known for his baseball career and starring as Agent Patrick Campbell in Imposters.
In the UK, episode eight of Criminal Minds season 14 will air on Monday, December 17 on Sky Witness at 9pm.
Episode 8 is called Ashley and will also be available to stream and download on NOWTV.
The synopsis for episode 8 reads: “The BAU investigates a double homicide and kidnapping, while Rossi’s plans to elevate his relationship with Krystall (Gail O’Grady) don’t go as planned.”
UK fans can sign up to NOW TV for £7.99 per month to watch the previous 13 seasons and season 14 of Criminal Minds.
There are only 15 episodes in season 14 of Criminal Minds.
This is the shortest number of episodes ever ordered for the series with previous seasons containing at least 20 episodes.
The smaller episode run has led fans to speculate that season 14 may be the last of Criminal Minds.
Adding fuel to the fire, CBS has not confirmed whether there will be the fifteenth season or not.
Here is a look at the released episode titles for season 14 of Criminal Minds:
- Episode One: 300
- Episode Two: Starter Home
- Episode Three: Rule 34
- Episode Four: Innocence
- Episode Five: The Tall Man
- Episode Six: Luke
- Episode Seven: Twenty Seven
- Episode Eight: Ashley
- Episode Nine: Broken Wing
- Episode Ten: Flesh and Blood
- Episode Eleven: Night Lights
Criminal Minds season 14, episode 11 returns to CBS on January 2