The success and the failure of the TV show completely depend on the main lead. If the main lead has gained the hearts of the audience, then the makers can let out a sigh of relief and taste success. But for the makers of Criminal Minds, the success and popularity of the main lead, Thomas Gibson, has gone horribly wrong.
Recently, the makers have kicked off Gibson over a physical dispute with one of the writers. The makers have paid a huge price for such a diminishing step against Gibson. As the heartthrob of millions of audience went missing from the TV show, fans started boycotting the TV series. ?The devastated fans had even circulated a social media campaign with #NoHotchNoWatch hashtags.
Gibson to Rejoin Criminal Minds Casts?
The result of the viral social media campaigns has made a significant impact on the number of audiences as the viewers went down to 12 million which is a reduction of more than 4 million viewers. Such decreased numbers even brought the Season 12 on the edge of cancellation. The producers have to take an immense step against the decreasing audience and that might be the reason they have patched up with Gibson.
Recently, the news of Gibson?s rejoining the Criminal Minds casts have been aired. It is said that Gibson?s comeback will be seen in episode 5 of the 12th season titled as ?Elliot?s Pond?. Along with Thomas, the episode will also feature newly created Anti-terrorist team including Alvez, Rossi, Prentiss, and JJ.
The 5th episode is written by Erica Messer and directed by Matthew Gray Gubler and both are considered as the biggest fan of Gibson?s acting skills. It may happen that the storyline towards the comeback of Gibson.
Although the network has not given green signal to Gibson?s comeback, the network neither denied to re-hire it as the main lead. The possibilities of a comeback for this famous celebrity are very high.