Writer/producer Janine Sherman Barrois attends the 44th NAACP Image Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on February 1, 2013 in Los Angeles

Writer/producer Janine Sherman Barrois attends the 44th NAACP Image Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on February 1, 2013 in Los Angeles

“Criminal Minds” executive producer Janine Sherman Barrois has closed a two-year overall deal with ABC Studios, the studio behind the veteran CBS crime drama.

Under the pact, Barrois will continue on “Criminal Minds,” where she has been since 2010, and develop new projects. She just penned “Criminal Minds‘” upcoming ninth-season premiere.

Barrois previously was an executive producer on the final season of “ER” and a co-executive producer on “Third Watch” where she worked for five seasons. On the comedy side, she spent multiple seasons on “The PJ’s” and “The Jamie Foxx Show.”