March 15, 2012
CBS has picked up The Mentalist for a fifth season. The announcement came as the network renewed eight other dramas including The Good Wife, Criminal Minds, Person of Interest, CSI, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods, and both installments of NCIS.
The Mentalist is currently airing its fourth season, with six episodes remaining before the season finale in early May.
(Source: TV by the Numbers)