The Mentalist

(2008)

The Mentalist stars Golden Globe Award nominee Simon Baker as Patrick Jane, an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI), who has a remarkable track record for solving serious crimes by using his razor sharp skills of observation. Within the Bureau, Jane is notorious for his blatant lack of protocol and his semi-celebrity past as a psychic medium, whose paranormal abilities he now admits he feigned.

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Mentalist’ Season 5 DVD Featurette 'Authentic and Natural'

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Mentalist’ Season 5 DVD Featurette 'Authentic and Natural'

The Mentalist police technical advisor Karl Sonnenberg teaches actors Tim Kang and Owain Yeoman how to properly clear a room in our exclusive featurette for The Mentalist: The Complete Fifth Season, debuting on DVD September 17. Watch behind-the-scenes footage as this former cop explains the situation these actors are going into, while Tim Kang reveals that it is a challenge to get the movements down just right.

Patrick Jane returns for Season 5 of The Mentalist. Starring Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Simon Baker as the California Bureau of Investigation consultant and former faux-psychic obsessed with finding Red John, the serial killer who murdered his family, this hit procedural combines crime-solving twists with wry humor that celebrate mind over matter.

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‘The Mentalist: The Complete Fourth Season’ DVD Debuts September 18th

Red John is dead. Or is he? Following last season's shocking finale, Patrick Jane returns for season four of The Mentalist, which will be released on DVD September 18, 2012 from Warner Home Video. Averaging nearly 15 million weekly viewers and returning for a fifth season on CBS this fall in its new Sunday 10/9c time period, The Mentalist continues to be a solid hit among fans. The Mentalist: The Complete Fourth Season is priced to own at $59.98 SRP.

The Mentalist: The Complete Fourth Season stars Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Simon Baker as Patrick Jane, the California Bureau of Investigation consultant and former faux-psychic obsessed with finding Red John, the serial killer who murdered his family. This hit procedural combines crime-solving twists with wry humor that celebrates mind over matter. The series also stars Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman and Amanda Righetti.

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‘The Mentalist’ Star Simon Baker Signs New Deal with Warner Bros. TV

Deadline reports that The Mentalist star Simon Baker has finalized a new deal with Warner Bros. Television.

His contract is now said to be worth upwards of $30 million, which adds another year to his current six-year commitment to the show. The actor, who plays Patrick Jane on the CBS series, will also be credited as a producer starting in Season 5, and he will also receive a bigger cut of the back end revenue.

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CBS Announces 2010 Fall Premiere Dates

CBS announced today that most of its new and returning series will premiere during the week of Sept. 20, the official start of the 2010-2011 season. The exceptions are Survivor: Nicaragua, which launches a week earlier, and The Good Wife and CSI: Miami, which both debut a week later.

CBS will get an early start on the season with the premiere of Survivor: Nicaragua, the 21st edition of the hit reality series, which launches in its new time period on Wednesday, Sept. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT).

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‘The Mentalist: The Complete Second Season’ Predicts The Future on DVD September 21st

You can bring home one of the hottest shows on the air in a new five-disc set this September. The Mentalist: The Complete Second Season will be released on DVD on September 21. This new five-disc set features all 23 episodes in the season and will be priced at $59.98 SRP and you can take a look at the cover art below. The series stars Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman and Amanda Righetti.

California Bureau of Investigation consultant Patrick Jane (Simon Baker in his Emmy-nominated role) has a blatant lack of protocol but is self-assured and driven. The former "psychic" uses his talent for seeing the clues everyone else misses to solve the most baffling crimes. But there's more than crime that makes this season a must-see: Lisbon and Cho reveal hints about their troubled pasts. Violence fells one CBI boss, and the new boss seems more interested in authority than teamwork. And as the Van Pelt-Rigsby relationship heats up, it threatens to cool down their careers. Match wits with the 23-Episode, 5-Disc Season Two of the hit series that balances nimble humor with dark thrills.

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Aunjanue Ellis Boards ‘The Mentalist’

Aunjanue Ellis has climbed aboard the sophomore CBS drama The Mentalist in a heavily recurring role.

She is brought in to restore discipline and morale to the division after the murder of three agents, including Agent Sam Bosco (Terry Kinney), and will be Agent Teresa Lisbon's (Robin Tunney) new supervisor.

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TNT Secures ‘The Mentalist’ Syndication Rights

TNT has acquired exclusive syndication rights to The Mentalist from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, commencing in 2012. Currently in its second season on CBS, The Mentalist has emerged as one of the hottest shows on broadcast television. The top-rated series was the #1 new program of the 2008-2009 television season among total viewers and households and won the People's Choice Award for Favorite New Drama.

The Mentalist will join a TNT lineup that includes many hit acquired series, along with network originals such as The Closer, Saving Grace, Hawthorne, Leverage and the upcoming Men of a Certain Age. TNT also recently picked up Warner Bros. Television's Southland.

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‘The Mentalist: The Complete First Season’ Brings The Paranormal Drama to DVD on September 22nd

You can relive one of TV's hottest new shows right from the beginning again on DVD this September. The Mentalist: The Complete First Season will be released on DVD on September 22. This six-disc set will contain all 23 episodes of this first season and the set will be priced at $59.98 SRP. The series stars Simon Baker as celebrity psychic Patrick Jane.

"A mentalist is a master manipulator of thought and behavior." The mentalist is Patrick Jane (Simon Baker in an acclaimed performance), a celebrity psychic whose wife and child are viciously murdered by an elusive serial killer called Red John. Devastated, Patrick admits his paranormal act is fake, renounces his earlier life and uses his astonishing skills of observation and analysis - talents that made him appear psychically gifted - to bring killers to justice. At crime scenes across California, Patrick now helps an elite team of detectives break their toughest cases. But no matter how many criminals he catches, Patrick never forgets his central goal: Find Red John. And bring him down.

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