Shemar Moore returning to 'Criminal Minds' for guest spot

Published: Oct. 12, 2017 at 10:24 PM

Karen Butler

Oct. 12 (UPI) -- S.W.A.T. actor Shamar Moore is to return to his former drama Criminal Minds for a guest spot, CBS announced Thursday.

Moore will appear in Season 13's fifth episode Oct. 25. He will return as Derek Morgan, the character he played on Criminal Minds 2005-16.

"In the episode, Morgan returns to the BAU to help Penelope Garcia [played by Kirsten Vangsness] deal with a case that has affected her emotionally," a network press release said.

The show's ensemble includes Joe Mantegna, Paget Brewster, Matthew Gray Gubler, A.J. Cook, Aisha Tyler, Adam Rodriguez and Daniel Henney.

Get excited Baby Girls! Shemar Moore returns to guest star in upcoming #CriminalMinds episode: https://t.co/zAVW6v7xHB pic.twitter.com/qQoWF8eUlC

- Criminal Minds (@CrimMinds_CBS) October 12, 2017



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