CBS's Criminal Minds went back into production on Thursday after executive producer Ed Bernero was able to bang out a script in one week, assemble cast and crew, and perform the other tasks necessary to relaunch the series. Bernero, who spent ten years as a beat cop with the Chicago Police Department, is also directing the comeback drama. The network confirmed that the show will return with seven new episodes beginning April 2. It has also been renewed for another season.