Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 23, 2008
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network

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The Mentalist

The Mentalist centers around Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) a man who uses his powers of observation and knowledge of the human animal as he works as a consultant / investigator to solve crimes attached to a unit of the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI). His methods are not always transparent and this sometimes causes misunderstandings with his boss Teresa Lisbon (Robin Tunney).

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Josie Loren Cast On 'The Mentalist' Season Seven
The Mentalist is adding to its ranks in Season Seven, casting Make It or Break It star Josie Loren in a major recurring role. Loren will play Michelle Vega, the newest addition to Patrick Jane’s FBI crew. She’s a rookie fresh out of the FBI Academy, eager, ambitious and hungry to learn. She’s never heard of Jane, knows nothing of his methods or past, and casts a skeptical eye on his unorthodox, rule breaking ways. The Mentalist is slated to return to CBS’ schedule at midseason.

2 months ago - Comment [1]
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'The Mentalist' Promotes Joe Adler To Series Regular
Recent The Mentalist cast addition Joe Adler has been promoted to a series regular for the upcoming seventh season of the veteran crime drama. Adler plays Jason Wylie, the lighthearted and brilliant FBI computer expert with a deep interest in Jane’s (Simon Baker) mind games. Adler’s promotion is not a surprise as has appeared on a recurring basis in every episode of the show since its reboot halfway through Season Five when the Red John storyline was wrapped up and the show’s setting was moved from California to Texas.

3 months ago - Comment [1]
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CBS Renews 'The Mentalist' For A Seventh Season
CBS has renewed The Mentalist for a seventh season. The renewal for The Mentalist comes after months of rumours that the Warner Bros. produced drama may not be coming back, especially as it was left off of the network’s mass renewal back in March. Even WB admitted things were looking bleak by shopping the veteran drama to other networks, including TNT. CBS isn’t confirming the size of the order for The Mentalist but it is understood to be around the 10-13 mark, with season seven possibly envisioned as the show’s last.

4 months ago - Comment [8]
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'The Mentalist' To Move To New Network For Season Seven?
The Mentalist could possibly move to a new network next season. Series producer Warner Bros. Television is shopping the Simon Baker fronted procedural to broadcast and cable networks should, as seems likely at this point, CBS opt not to renew The Mentalist for a seventh season. TNT is considered the most likely home for The Mentalist. Once a ratings hit for CBS, The Mentalist has been struggling to draw viewers since the network moved the series to Sunday nights alongside The Good Wife and word has been circulating for months that CBS was considering letting the series go.

5 months ago - Comment [8]
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Angelique Cabral To Guest Star On 'The Mentalist'
Angelique Cabral (Enlisted) is extending her acting skills to CBS’ hit drama The Mentalist. Cabral recently revealed on Twitter she would be guest starring on the series, starring Simon Baker and Robin Tunney. What is described as a small guest-role, Cabral is set to play Gina Petrocelli, who is said to be a cheap sexy con artist, but in over her head. Cabral’s episode is slated for April 13th.

7 months ago - Comment [1]
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Pedro Pascal To Recur On 'The Mentalist'
The Mentalist sees possible romance on the horizon for one Teresa Lisbon. Pedro Pascal, whose recent TV credits include Graceland, Red Widow and an upcoming arc as Game of Thrones‘ Oberyn Martell, has joined the CBS procedural in the recurring role of FBI Special Agent Marcus Pike. Pike enlists Jane and Lisbon to help track a band of art thieves and takes a shine to Lisbon and sets out to sweep her off her feet. Pascal debuts in Episode 16, and will be around for at least five episodes. The Mentalist resumes Season Six on March 9th, with Episode 13.

8 months ago - Comment [0]
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Brianna Brown To Guest Star On 'The Mentalist'
Devious Maids Brianna Brown will guest-star in an early 2014 episode of the The Mentalist as Krystal Markham, a woman connected to a case that the FBI is working on. The fun comes when, to both Lisbon and Agent Fischer’s surprise, Jane asks Krystal out on a date, the first one the widower has had in years. The Mentalist airs Sundays at 10/9c, with its fall finale set for this coming December 8th.

9 months ago - Comment [6]
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'The Mentalist' Jumping Two Years Ahead After Red John Episode
Not only will this week's The Mentalist be a game-changer for the series, aka Jane (Simon Baker) finally comes face to face with Red John, but it looks like it will also influence the rest of the season in a time jump way. The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller revealed that beginning with the December 1st episode the rest of Season Six will be two years ahead of where this Sunday's episode ends.

10 months ago - Comment [3]
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'The Mentalist' Promotes Emily Swallow To Series Regular
Emily Swallow, who was originally signed for just three episodes, has been promoted to a full-fledged series regular on the CBS procedural two weeks before her first episode even airs. Very little is known about Swallow’s character, the enigmatic Kim Fischer, except for, she will have a profound impact on Jane’s life. We can also confirm that she will first turn up on December 1st which, not so coincidentally, marks the beginning of The Mentalist‘s post-Red John reboot.

10 months ago - Comment [0]
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'The Mentalist' Promotes Rockmond Dunbar To Series Regular
Rockmond Dunbar has officially been promoted to a series regular on ‘The Mentalist.’ Dunbar will play FBI Supervisory Agent Dennis Abbott, who is described as a no-nonsense guy who is unimpressed by Jane’s wit and unique crime-solving skills.

11 months ago - Comment [1]
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Rockmond Dunbar Joins 'The Mentalist'
‘Prison Break’ alum Rockmond Dunbar will join ‘The Mentalist’ in season six as a possible series regular. Dunbar has booked the role of FBI Supervisory Agent Dennis Abbott, who is a no-nonsense guy that is unimpressed by Jane’s wit and unique crime-solving skills. ‘The Mentalist’ premieres Sunday, Sept. 29 at 10/9c on CBS.

12 months ago - Comment [2]
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Emily Swallow Joins 'The Mentalist'
Actress Emily Swallow will join 'The Menatlist' for Season six as a potential series regular. Swallow has landed the role of Kim Fischer, an enigmatic woman who is going to have a profound influence on Jane’s life. Fischer is also said to be someone who is not afraid to speak up for herself. So far, she is slated for three episodes, but could come on full-time.

12 months ago - Comment [1]
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Amanda Righetti And Owain Yeoman To Exit 'The Mentalist'
If you’re a fan of the CBS drama ‘The Mentalist,’ then you better brace yourself for this shocking news that Amanda Righetti, who plays Grace Van Pelt, and Owain Yeoman, who plays Wayne Rigsby, are leaving the series. The two will leave the show near the end of season six and it will most likely have something to do with the Red John reveal.

1 year ago - Comment [11]
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CBS has today renewed The Mentalist for a sixth season.

1 year ago - Comment [10]
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