What happened to Criminal Minds on Netflix?

Criminal Minds is a police procedural drama series created and produced by Jeff Davis inside the United States. The series premiered for the first time in September 2005 on the original network CBS and aired till February 2020 with a total of 15 seasons and 324 episodes.

The series is executively produced by Mark Gordon, Edward Allen Bernero, Deborah Spera, Chris Mundy, Glenn Kershaw, Simon Mirren, Erica Messer, Breen Frazier, Harry Bring, Janine Sherman Barrois, etc. Let’s find out the streaming options available.

Is Criminal Minds available on Netflix?

Unfortunately, the crime drama series is no longer streaming on Netflix in July 2022 because the deal between CBS and Netflix is expired.

Criminal Minds Netflix

Criminal Minds was added on the streaming giant in 2014 and remain added till June 2022. Now, fans need to find another OTT platform to watch the hit series.

Alternatively, you can watch other similar series on Netflix as Line of Duty, Brooklyn 99, Bastard Out of Carolina, The Good Cop, Bodyguard, 2000 Mules, Breaking Bad, etc.

Does Amazon have Criminal Minds?

Prime Video subscribers will be disappointed to know that the police drama series is not included in the Amazon Prime subscription. You cannot watch the television series even if you are a Prime customer.

Criminal Minds Amazon Prime Video

But there is a way, you can install Paramount+ addon on Amazon and watch the full series online. You still need to pay $9.99 per month for commercial plan while the limited commercial plan costs $4,99 a month.

Instead, you can watch Dexter, Grantchester, The Mentalist, Carnival Row, Reacher, The Fall, Homecoming, Fortitude, Endeavor, Hostages, Undone, River, etc. on Prime Video.

Where can I watch Criminal Minds now?

The best way to stream Criminal Minds is by taking a Paramount+ subscription as all the 15 seasons are exclusively available on the streaming network after Netflix’s removal inside the United States.

First seven seasons are also streaming on DirecTV within US while UK and Australian viewers can watch all the 15 seasons of the police procedural series on Disney+.

Criminal Minds where to watch

Season 13, 14, and 14 of the series are also available on Hulu in USA along with The Murder of Laci Peterson, Only Murders in the building, Homicide Hunter, Love Victor, Taken at Birth, Little Fires Everywhere season 2, and other shows.

Even though, Paget Brewster tweeted in 2021 that the renewal of the show was dead, the original streaming platform has denied the rumors that the show is cancelled.

Instead, they emphasized that a new season is yet to announced and eventually new cast was first teased in February 2022.

Is Paramount free with Amazon Prime?

Paramount plus is not free with Amazon Prime subscription. You still need to purchase a premium plan of Paramount separately even if you are having valid Prime Video plan.

However, there is a seven day free trial for the new users who are subscribing Paramount on Amazon for the first time. The trial period is completely FREE but you need to attach your card.

So, its better to separately purchase the subscription to the Paramount+ because you still need to attach your card details even if you are taking trial.

A premium plan of Paramount plus with no ads costs around $9.99 per month that is $119.88 per year but here’s a catch. The streaming platform is offering a flat 16% discount on yearly subscriptions that will save your $19.89 in total making your plan for $99.99/year.


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