Jennifer Love Hewitt Joins ‘Criminal Minds’ Cast

Jennifer Love Hewitt Joins 'Criminal Minds' Cast

Hewitt will play a seasoned undercover agent

Jennifer Love Hewitt has joined the cast of CBS's “Criminal Minds.”

Hewitt, recently of Lifetime's massage-parlor drama “The Client List,” will play Kate Callahan, a seasoned undercover FBI agent whose work has landed her a position with the Behavioral Analysis Unit.

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Hewitt will premiere on the show as a series regular during the 10th season premiere, which airs Oct. 1 at 9 p.m.

“We're thrilled to introduce a new special agent by adding the very talented Jennifer Love Hewitt to our amazing cast,” “Criminal Minds” executive producer and showrunner Erica Messer said.  “Many of us on the show have enjoyed working with her over the years and look forward to again.  We have exciting storylines planned for her character and the entire BAU team as we head into our 10th season.”

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The “Criminal Minds” gig marks a reunion between Hewitt and CBS. The actress starred in “The Ghost Whisperer” on the network for five seasons.