Rochelle aytes is dating
25 unnecessary spin-offs"I love that they put that line in the premiere," Moore tells
"It sounds like a throwaway line and you might forget about it, but now, weeks later, it has significance."Though Morgan briefly dated Tamara (Salli Richardson-Whitfield ) in Season 5, that story line was eventually dropped to keep the focus on the BAU and the weekly cases, which in turn also kept the Morgan-Garcia (Kristen Vangsness) fans happy.
Marc and April was certainly unexpected, but through the course of last season, we got to see different sides of Marc and how wonderful he was.
: Meet the new BAU boss — what's his history with JJ? They're adults and they try to make things work."Case in point: Morgan was left scratching his head (and walking Savannah's dog) after Savannah, a doctor, was called to work in the middle of the night, he reveals to Garcia in the sneak peek below.
"Not that all of that is in the scene [with Aytes] — it's short and sweet — but it's implied that this guy has another side to him," he continues. CBS and ABC Studios, which produces the procedural, were also very much on-board with giving Morgan a significant other, according to showrunner and executive producer Erica Messer."Everybody said, 'Look, it's been a long time and we've never really explored this side of Morgan. "Sometimes you hear [networks] not want love interests, but this was the opposite. They've been together for a little while."Paget Brewster returning to for 200th episode The choice to have Morgan and Savannah already dating, as opposed to showing their meet-cute, was a "great call," Moore believes. "I didn't want Derek to come off as a playboy, like he's got it all figured out with the ladies. It's Garcia's encouragement of the relationship that gives Moore and Messer hope that fans will be receptive to Savannah. "But I want to point out that they were OK with [Garcia] having boyfriends, but I was never allowed to have girlfriends!
"It's a nice little anecdote to throw in there, and I think it's necessary. I think it's comforting to believe that he's got someone at home when he's not flying all over the country catching unsubs. "It would've been cheesy, like, oh, Morgan sees a girl and I go and try to woo her, like, 'Hey, baby, what's your sign? As long as nothing comes between the 'baby girl' banter, I think the fans will be alright."With Aytes starring on , she's currently slated to appear in one more episode this season.
(9/8c, CBS), viewers will meet Morgan's (Shemar Moore) secret girlfriend Savannah (Rochelle Aytes).
Her arrival shouldn't be too much of a shock to keen fans: Morgan casually mentioned that he had to cancel a date with his neighbor after a case came up in the season premiere.
She’s misdirecting her anger at Savi, whom she says should have let her know about the investigation (Savi’s law firm is handling the case).