Melissa O'Neil

The Rookie Finally Returns With Day Of Death &#8211 Will Lucy Chen Survive [PREVIEW]

"The Rookie" Finally Returns With "Day Of Death" – Will Lucy Chen Survive? [PREVIEW]

After a record two-and-a-half month winter hiatus, ABC's The Rookie returns on Sunday February 23rd with its Spring Premier "Day Of Death." For viewers without a elephant's memory, the December fall finale ended with Officer Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) being kidnapped by a serial killer The premier picks up right where the finale left off: Chen[...]

The Rookie Season 2 The Dark Side Review: Lucy I Am Your [SPOILER]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "The Dark Side" Review: Lucy, I Am Your [SPOILER]

Officer Chen's (Melissa O'Neil) desperation for human companionship leads her into the arms of a literal serial killer The man working with Rosalind Dyer is the same man who flirts with Lucy at a bar, and then shows up at her precinct the next day While I liked this twist, especially the inclusion of the[...]

The Rookie Season 2 Is Lured By The Dark Side [PREVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Is Lured By "The Dark Side" [PREVIEW]

Meanwhile, Officer Chen [Melissa O'Neil] meets a seemingly perfect man who sparks her interest, and Officer Lopez [Alyssa Diaz] worries about Wesley [Shawn Ashmore] as his PTSD continues to increase." [caption id="attachment_1130550" align="alignnone" width="2000"] ABC/Kelsey McNeal[/caption]First, lets talk about the serial killer Annie Wersching (Runaways) is guest starring as notorious serial killer Rosalind Dyer[...]

The Rookie Season 2 Breaking Point: And The Hits Keep On Coming&#8230 [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "Breaking Point": And The Hits Keep On Coming… [SPOILER REVIEW]

Additionally, rookies John Nolan (Nathan Fillion), Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.), and Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) just can’t seem to win two weeks in a row In this week’s episode of ABC’s The Rookie, “Breaking Point,” the rookies and their training officers find themselves in a whirlwind of trouble The Rookie, however, finds its balance[...]

The Rookie Season 2 &#8211 Clean Cut Finally Finds The Funny [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 – "Clean Cut" Finally Finds The Funny [SPOILER REVIEW]

It is nice to finally see him - and Fillion - enjoying themselves again.[caption id="attachment_1119624" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "Clean Cut" - ABC/Rick Rowell[/caption]How many times will Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) have to save Bradford's (Eric Winter) ass, career, and life, before he starts listening to her? Bradford's distracted driving gets him pulled into[...]

The Rookie Season 2: Safety Is No Protection From Pain [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2: "Safety" Is No Protection From Pain [SPOILER REVIEW]

However, despite the fact that their breakup was predictable, Nolan seems completely shocked by the ending. Chen (Melissa O'Neil) finally gets a chance to work with Detective Nyla Harper (Mekia Cox) this week Harper, who has barely warmed up to Nolan, insists on calling Chen "Not-Nolan." Despite Harper giving Chen a hard time, the two[...]

The Rookie Season 2 Safety Preview: Football Is Apparently A Thing

"The Rookie" Season 2 "Safety" Preview: Football Is Apparently A Thing

Wesley's (Shawn Ashmore) recovery, Detective Harper's (Mekia Cox) consequences, and Chen's (Melissa O'Neil) ex-boyfriend drama are not mentioned anywhere There can't be that much football - right? All new Season 2 episode of The Rookie, "Safety," premiers Sunday November 11 at 10PM on ABC.[caption id="attachment_1115852" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "Safety" - ABC/Richard Cartwright[/caption][...]

The Rookie Season 2 Fallout Brings Disaster Porn To Network TV [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "Fallout" Brings Disaster Porn To Network TV [SPOILER REVIEW]

Admittedly, I have never been a big fan of Nolan and Russo's relationship, but this episode made me start to dislike her as a character.[caption id="attachment_1112454" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "Fallout" - ABC/Mitch Haaseth[/caption]While Chen (Melissa O'Neil) and Bradford (Eric Winter) are day drinking and plotting how to ruin a wedding, Lopez and West[...]

The Rookie Season 2 Fallout Is Ripped From The Headlines [PREVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "Fallout" Is Ripped From The Headlines [PREVIEW]

This week on ABC's The Rookie, California braces for the big one. Instead of an earthquake, however, they receive a warning about an impending missile strike to Los Angeles. The rookies, the greater LAPD, and the good people of Los Angeles have no idea if the threat is real. But, understandably, panic ensues. Ripped from the […]

The Rookie Season 2: In Tough Love Nobodys Perfect [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2: In "Tough Love," Nobody's Perfect [SPOILER REVIEW]

John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) and Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) face challenges both in their personal and their professional lives, learning to work with what they have Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.), still deep in his quarter-life crisis, finds his confidence in an unlikely place "Tough Love" is the first show this season to earn the[...]

The Rookie Season 2 Episode 5 Tough Love Preview: Is History Repeating Itself

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 5 "Tough Love" Preview: Is History Repeating Itself?

Hopefully Nolan doesn't take a bullet this time.[caption id="attachment_1108575" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "Tough Love" - ABC/Byron Cohen[/caption]In addition to Nolan, fellow rookie Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) has some family drama of her own in "Tough Love." Last season, Chen's father expressed his disapproval at his daughter's life choices[...]

The Rookie Season 2 Episode 4 Preview: Mekia Cox Debuts in Warriors and Guardians

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 4 Preview: Mekia Cox Debuts in "Warriors and Guardians"

Especially if he has to ask Chen (Melissa O'Neil) for help.[caption id="attachment_1104644" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "Warriors and Guardians" - ABC/Kelsey McNeal[/caption]Viewers are getting a closer look into Lopez's (Alyssa Diaz) personality and her life In Afton Williamson's absence, Diaz's portrayal of Lopez is one of the best performances on The Rookie[...]

The Rookie Season 2 Episode 3 &#8211 In The Bet Honesty Wins [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 3 – In "The Bet," Honesty Wins [SPOILER REVIEW]

Nolan and Chen (Melissa O'Neil) had a mature break-up, why can't he have the same with Russo?[caption id="attachment_1100720" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "The Bet" - ABC/Mitch Haaseth[/caption]Since Nolan is riding with Lopez, West is riding with his old friend Officer Smitty (Brent Huff) What starts out as a routine round-up of parolees at a[...]

The Rookie Season 2 The Bet Blasts The Past With Guest Cast-le [PREVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "The Bet" Blasts The Past With Guest Cast-le [PREVIEW]

The Rookie can do without that kind of drama.[caption id="attachment_1100705" align="alignnone" width="2000"] THE ROOKIE - "The Bet" - ABC/Eric McCandless ERIC WINTER, JASMINE MATTHEWS[/caption]Nolan isn't the only one with relationship issues this week! It seems that, with some help from Chen (Melissa O'Neil), Bradford (Eric Winter) actually goes on a date! With a human women! According[...]

The Rookie Season 2 Episode 2 The Night General Channels Greys Anatomy [SPOILER REVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 2 "The Night General" Channels "Grey's Anatomy" [SPOILER REVIEW]

In fact, the show's final scenes don't address it at all.[caption id="attachment_1097420" align="alignnone" width="1200"] ABC/Mitch Haaseth ALI LARTER, NATHAN FILLION[/caption]Chen (Melissa O'Neil), while helping Bradford (Eric Winter) study for his sergeant's exam, armchair diagnoses him with a learning disability She ends up calling his ex-wife to confirm, and then making an audio book of his[...]

The Rookie Season 2 Episode 2 Preview &#8211 Nolan Is Gonna Be Up All Night

"The Rookie" Season 2 Episode 2 Preview – Nolan Is Gonna Be Up All Night

Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) just called her training officer a hypocrite Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.) almost failed his rookie exam, told high school kids to skip class, and got busted back down to long sleeves Additionally, Bradford (Eric Winter) and Lopez (Alyssa Diaz), the two remaining training officers, are having trouble keeping their personal[...]