CBS’ Criminal Minds has long been a quiet staple of the network’s schedule. Will the ratings start to decline this year or will they grow instead? Stay tuned to find out.
The eighth season of Criminal Minds typically airs on Wednesday nights at 9pm on the CBS network. The cast includes Thomas Gibson, Joe Mantegna, A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, Matthew Gray Gubler, and Shemar Moore.
Below are the TV show’s ratings for the 2012-13 season, the best way to tell if Criminal Minds is going to be cancelled or renewed for season nine.
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Episode 08-01: Monday, 09/26/12
3.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 11.73 million total viewers.
Season averages: 3.10 in the demo with 11.73 million.
Compared to its season premiere a year ago, the show was down by 24% in the demo (vs a 4.1 rating) and down by 17% in viewers (vs 14.14 million). (Click for source)