'Criminal Minds' spinoff taps Andrew Bernstein

Will serve as co-exec producer and director of CBS series

Andrew Bernstein will serve as co-executive producer and director on the "Criminal Minds" spinoff for CBS.

Bernstein recently served as a supervising producer and director on "Mercy" and has directed episodes of "House," "CSI," "Mad Men" and "ER," among other shows.

The CAA-repped Bernstein will work on the "Minds" spinoff with showrunner Chris Mundy. The series, expected to debut in midseason, stars Forest Whitaker.