Q: What are Paget Brewster and Joe Mantegna doing now that "Criminal Minds" is over?

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Adam Thomlison / TV Media

That's easy: More "Criminal Minds."

Just two years after it left the CBS airwaves — after a whopping 15-year run — a revival of the crime-procedural hit has gone into production.

Six of the show's fan-favorite cast members — Paget Brewster, Joe Mantegna, Kirsten Vangsness, Adam Rodriguez, A.J. Cook and Aisha Tyler — are currently shooting the new 10-episode season, which will be available on the Paramount streaming service, likely sometime next year.

What's more, cast members have all signed multi-year deals, according to Deadline.com, which suggests that Paramount is considering future seasons if this reboot is a hit.

To return to your question, that's not all Brewster and Mantegna have been up to — and their recent work is pretty different from serial-killer profiling.

Brewster has been leaning into a thriving voice-acting career in recent years, including the lead role in her very own series, "Birdgirl," on Adult Swim. She also has ongoing roles on "American Dad" and "DuckTales," among other animated hits.

Mantegna, meanwhile, has been doing a lot of playing himself — as a host of shows such as Outdoor Channel's "Midway USA's Gun Stories" and in two episodes of the Los Angeles-set dramedy series "Barry."

He's also directed a biopic, "I'm Not A Comedian ... I'm Lenny Bruce," which is currently in post-production, and has signed on to once again host PBS's annual "National Memorial Day Concert" broadcast next year.


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