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The show was in danger of being cancelled but CBS has decided to renew The Mentalist for a seventh season.
On The Mentalist, the Red John mystery is over and the very observant Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) continues to help solve other cases in Texas. Also starring in the show are Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman, Amanda Righetti, Emily Swallow, and Rockmond Dunbar.
There's no word on the episode order for season seven as yet but it will likely be for 13 installments, which will wrap up the series.
What do you think? Are you glad to hear that The Mentalist is coming back for a seventh season? Do you think this should be the end?
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Last month, CBS renewed most of TV shows from the 2013-14 season. One series that was conspicuously missing from the list was The Mentalist. Does this mean that the show has been cancelled or, could it still return for a seventh season?
Starring Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman, and Amanda Righetti, The Mentalist debuted in 2008 and was an immediate hit for the network, drawing an average of a 3.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 16.94 million viewers. The second season dropped to a still healthy 3.4 in the demo and 15.35 million. Unfortunately, The Mentalist has continued to lose viewers each subsequent year.
In 2012, the network opted to do what they've done in the past with other declining established shows -- they sent The Mentalist to the Sundays at 10pm timeslot. Because of frequent sports-related overruns, numerous episodes of »
Who says guys don't like to talk about their feelings?! Nothing like a little bonding over some beers to get the scoop on your friend's love life, which is exactly what Rigsby (Owen Yeoman) is doing in this Sunday's episode of The Mentalist! We've got an exclusive sneak peek at the CBS hit's March 23 outing, titled ,"White as the Driven Snow," which finds Rigsby, Cho (Tim Kang) and Jane (Simon Baker) all meet at a bar for a drink. And it's all toasts and bar talk before Rigsby and Cho team up to try and get Jane to open up about his feelings for Jane (Robin Tunney)! So how does Jane react to their questioning? Watch our exclusive video above to find out if »
After nearly two months off the air, "The Mentalist" returns to CBS Sunday (March 9). The show's first episode back finds Jane literally going underground to work a case.
Zap2it has an exclusive sneak peek at the episode, titled "Black Helicopters." The episode centers on the death of a U.S. attorney in Mexico, which leads Jane to a separatist compound near the border. In the clip, Jane (Simon Baker) calls Fischer (Emily Swallow) and Cho (Tim Kang) and asks them to trace his phone, but when they arrive, there's no sign of him -- just an angry guy with a shotgun.
The situation goes from tense to just when Jane, through Fischer's phone, asks everyone not to shoot and then pops out of a hole in the ground. Take a look:
"The Mentalist" airs at 10 p.m. Et/Pt Sunday on CBS. »
4 items from 2014
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