NEW YORK — Criminal minders, one of the first series to debut on MTV News in 2014, are back.
Criminals and their families have been welcomed back to the MTV family, the network announced Monday.
In the season four premiere, “Criminally Minds,” series creator and executive producer David Simon returns to his role as a criminal-hunter as the first-ever host of a TV special.
Simon will host a special, titled “The New Adventures of Criminal Minds” that is set to air March 10 on MTV.
Simon will serve as executive producer for the series and host of the series along with executive producer Marc Alaimo and writer/director Josh Martin.
“It’s a great time to be a part of the show,” Simon said in a statement.
“I can’t wait to get back to work, to continue to tell stories with a new audience.
With the success of ‘Criminomains’ and its spinoff, ‘The Criminals,” Simon has been working with a wide range of actors to explore the genre with an array of actors in different genres.
“Criminal minds” is set in the fictional world of “The Criminal Mind,” the show’s fictional detective agency and it’s set in New York City.
The show is created by David Simon, Marc Alaulo and Josh Martin and executive produced by Marc Alaimon.
The series will debut on March 10.
MTV also announced the return of an actor in the new series, “Beverly Hills Cop” star Mark Wahlberg, who was recently cast as the new host of “Cirque du Soleil: The Musical,” an animated musical that will premiere March 9.
It’s the latest major television development to come out of the upcoming season of “Murder, She Wrote.”
In October, MTV announced that “Caught in the Act” actor Kevin Hart would be appearing as a new host in a new series.
Hart was recently promoted to executive producer and co-star on the show with “Crazy Rich Asians” director Lee Daniels.