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Jennifer Love Hewitt joins 'Criminal Minds' as series regular

By James Hibberd, EW
updated 5:31 PM EDT, Tue July 1, 2014
Jennifer Love Hewitt last appeared on Lifetime's series
Jennifer Love Hewitt last appeared on Lifetime's series "The Client List," which ran for two seasons.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The actress is returning to CBS
  • She previously starred on "The Ghost Whisperer"
  • She'll play a seasoned undercover agent

(EW.com ) -- Jennifer Love Hewitt is returning to CBS: The actress is joining the network's long-running hit procedural "Criminal Minds" as a series regular starting this fall.

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."

"We're thrilled to introduce a new special agent by adding the very talented Jennifer Love Hewitt to our amazing cast," said 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."

Hewitt starred in CBS' "The Ghost Whisperer" for five seasons through 2010, and after that joined the Lifetime series "The Client List," which ran for two seasons.

See the original story at EW.com.

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