Criminal minds beyond borders

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is an American television drama that aired on CBS from March 16, 2016 to May 17, 2017. This was a spin-off series of Criminal Minds.

The series was officially cancelled on May 14, 2017, after two seasons.


The series is about an international division of the FBI that solves crimes involving American citizens in trouble in foreign countries.


  • Gary Sinise as Jack Garrett
  • Alana de la Garza as Clara Seger
  • Daniel Henney as Matthew Simmons
  • Tyler James Williams as Russ "Monty" Montgomery
  • Annie Funke as Mae Jarvis

Seasons overview


A proposed new series in the Criminal Minds franchise was announced in January 2015, and was to be named Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. Former CSI: NY star Gary Sinise and Anna Gunn had been cast in the lead roles of Jack Garrett and Lily Lambert, with Tyler James Williams and Daniel Henney being cast as Russ "Monty" Montgomery and Matthew "Matt" Simmons, respectively.

On May 8, 2015, CBS announced that Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders had been picked up for the 2015–16 season; however, it was soon announced that Gunn had departed the series, with Alana de la Garza and Annie Funke further being cast as series regulars. The episodes while produced in a certain order, are not aired in that way.


Critical response

The first season of Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders received generally unfavorable reviews from critics. The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the first season a 20% of approval with an average rating of 3.5/10, based on 15 reviews, with the critical consensus reading, "Beyond Borders relies on the same characters and storylines the franchise has used for years, with an extra undertow of xenophobic paranoia." On Metacritic, the season was given a score of 28 out of 100, based on 11 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".


Season Episodes Time slot (EST) Original airing Rank Viewers
(in millions)
Season première Season finale TV season
1 13 Wednesday 10:00 pm (March 16 – May 25, 2016)
Wednesday 9:00 pm (April 6, 2016; May 11 – May 25, 2016)
March 16, 2016 May 25, 2016 2015–16 No. 46 9.02
2 13 Wednesday 10:00 pm (March 8 – May 17, 2017)

Wednesday 9:00 pm (April 12, 2017; May 17, 2017)

March 8, 2017 May 17,2017 2016-17

External links


Criminal Minds Beyond Borders Intro Opening Credits

Criminal Minds Beyond Borders Intro Opening Credits

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