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"The Rookie" – MOST WANTED: Season Two Premier [PREVIEW]

Nolan and his fellow rookies, Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) and Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.), navigate personal and professional relationships while learning to be cops Training officers Tim Bradford (Eric Winter) and Angela Lopez (Alyssa Diaz), as well as Sergeant Wade Grey (Richard T Jones), are responsible for training the rookies - and keeping them[...]

'The Rookie': ABC Promotes Nathan Fillion Police Drama to Season 2

Nolan and his fellow rookies, Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) and Jackson West (Titus Makin Jr.), are likeable but flawed enough to feel like real people Afton Williamson is a stand-out star as Nolan's training officer Talia Bishop Eric Winter (as Bradford) and Alyssa Diaz (as Lopez) round out the main cast as the training officers[...]

The Rookie Season 1 Episode 17 "The Shake Up" Is Shockingly Status Quo

How about they try the groundbreaking depiction a man that is proud to be a supportive and loving partner to a kick-ass woman? seen in "The Shake Up": Chen (Melissa O'Neil) fighting with her therapist father (Jim Lau) about the interaction of law enforcement with mentally ill individuals and West (Titus Makin Jr.) being a[...]

'The Rookie' Season 1, Episode 16 "Greenlight" – The Fans Are NOT Alright [SPOILER REVIEW]

While Bradford and Chen (Melissa O'Neil) deal with celebrities, West (Titus Makin Jr.) and Lopez (Alyssa Diaz) discover a small boy desperate to save his sister who has overdosed The kid's story is heartbreaking and not yet over, and it makes the whole IA exercise seem childish and unnecessary.[caption id="attachment_1005443" align="alignnone" width="900"] (ABC/Richard Cartwright)[/caption]The rest[...]

'The Rookie' Season 1 "Caught Stealing" Is All Shades Of Gray [SPOILER REVIEW]

Throughout the episode Nolan (Nathan Fillion), Chen (Melissa O'Neil), and West (Titus Makin Jr.) have their integrity tested in many ways, both obvious and insidious, and learn where their boundaries lay.So pull out the crime scene tape.. spoilers below![caption id="attachment_989223" align="alignnone" width="900"] ABC Television Network (ABC/Eric McCandless)[/caption]Almost every episode of The Rookie starts with roll call[...]

Dear ABC's The Rookie: We Want More of Our Badass Women!

Additionally, the casting is fantastic! Of eight main character roles--all police officers--half are badass women played by fantastic actors: Alyssa Diaz (Angela Lopez), Melissa O'Neil (Lucy Chen), Afton Williamson (Talia Bishop), and Mercedes Mason as everyone's boss Captain Zoe Anderson are all powerhouses They own every scene that they are in and bring a lot of acting depth to the[...]

ABC's Rookie Preview Highlights Nathan Fillion's Nervous "New Blood" Cop

Following up on yesterday's official announcement that Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley's light crime drama series The Rookie has received a series order, ABC is sharing a teaser look at the upcoming Nathan Fillion (Castle, Firefly) series. Written by Hawley and directed by Liz Friedlander, the project was the subject of a "competitive situation" that resulted in […]

Nathan Fillion's 'The Rookie' Gets Its Series Start at ABC

Castle fans barely had time to mourn the loss of star Nathan Fillion's presence from their ABC screens (there was Modern Family, but that wasn't the same…) before today's news that the network has given a formal series order to Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley's light crime drama series The Rookie. Written by Hawley and directed […]

The Rookie: Ray Donovan's Alyssa Diaz Joins ABC Drama Series

The precinct at ABC's The Rookie continues to get crowded, with word that Ray Donovan's Alyssa Diaz has been charged as a series regular in the light crime drama series. Written by former Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley and executive produced by series star Nathan Fillion (Castle), the Mark Gordon/Entertainment One and ABC Studios production also […]

Melissa O'Neil

Dark Matter's Melissa O'Neil Cast as Nathan Fillion's Love Interest in The Rookie

Today, the new ABC straight-to-series project has announced that Melissa O'Neil (Dark Matter) has been signed to play Lucy, an intelligent, confident, tough, and compassionate LAPD rookie and love interest for Fillion's 40-year-old rookie cop.[caption id="attachment_789567" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DARK MATTER -- "Episode Thirteen" Episode 113 -- Pictured: Melissa O'Neil as Two -- (Photo by: Steve[...]

Dark Matter

Syfy Pulls The Plug On Dark Matter After Three Seasons

Syfy has pulled the plug on Dark Matter after three seasons. Last weeks airing of the third season finale will now be the series finale. Dark Matter followed an intergalactic crew that awakens on a derelict spaceship with no memories of who they are or why they are there. The series starred: Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, […]

Dark Matter Returns And It's Time For War

The series stars Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., and Jodelle Ferland.Dark Matter season 3 premiers with 2 episodes on June 9th. Syfy has released a trailer for the third season of Dark Matter that kicks off this weekend. In Dark Matter, the crew of a derelict spaceship is awakened from stasis with no memories[...]