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ESPN Airing Classic Disney Sports Films on Friday Nights

ESPN is dealing with the absence of live sports to talk about by airing classic Disney films mostly dealing with sporting events that have already happened. Every Friday night in primetime for the foreseeable future, the network will air a different sports film. Up first tonight at 8 PM is The Rookie, starring Dennis Quaid […]



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"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 "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," Nobody's Perfect [SPOILER REVIEW]

Even the best television police officers sometimes give themselves a little bit too much credit. They take responsibility for everything good, and bad, that happens around them. In this week's episode of ABC's The Rookie, "Tough Love," the rookies learned how little control they actually have. All they can do is make the best decisions […]

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

In Season 2 of ABC's The Rookie, main character John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) is dealing with a lot. His new training officer, Detective Nyla Harper (Mekia Cox), keeps putting him in dangerous situations. Jessica Russo (Sarah Shahi), his girlfriend and occasional coworker, wants her own custom closet in his house. And his long lost college […]


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

Exciting new developments are coming this week on ABC's The Rookie! Star Afton Williamson left the series during the hiatus after alleging harassment and discrimination behind the scenes. This left Nathan Fillion's rookie John Nolan without a training officer onscreen. After training with various other officers in the first three episodes of the season, Nolan is finally going […]

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

ABC's police procedural dramedy The Rookie won hearts, minds, and viewers in its first season. The show had the perfect storm of comedy, drama, and attitude. John Nolan, Nathan Fillion's forty-year-old rookie brought life experience and a quirky sense of humor. But Nolan's irreverent perspective is balancedby the drama of his cases and the matter-of-fact perspective […]

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

Bring on the drama! It is "Cast from the Past" week on ABC, and Nathan Fillion's former Castle co-stars are making trouble for John Nolan on The Rookie. Both Seamus Deaver and Jon Huertas from Castle will be guest starring in "The Bet," the third episode of the season. Hopefully, the guest stars will inject some much-needed […]


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

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

As The Rookie rolls into the second episode of Season 2, "The Night General," everything is unsettled. John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) is without a permanent training officer, though not for long. 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 […]

"The Rookie" - Royally Great Mekia Cox Cast As Series Regular

"The Rookie" – The Royally Great Mekia Cox Cast As Series Regular

A new training officer is headed to The Rookie! ABC announced Wednesday that Mekia Cox will be joining the cast of The Rookie as a Season 2 series regular. Cox previously appeared as Robin Charles on Chicago Med and as Princess Tiana on Once Upon A Time. She will join The Rookie as Detective Nyla Harper, John Nolan's (Nathan […]


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

WANTED: Who: The Rookie Season 2 The Rookie is a police procedural dramedy that stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, the Los Angeles Police Department's oldest rookie. 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 […]

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"The Rookie": eOne Afton Williamson Harassment Investigation Clears Accused [OPINION]

The company that produces ABC's The Rookie has released the highly-anticipated results of their investigation into the racial and sexual harassment claims of former star Afton Williamson. On Tuesday, Entertainment One (eOne) released a statement claiming that an "independent investigation" has cleared the individuals accused by Williamson, as well as the Executive Producers, of any wrongdoing. […]

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"The Rookie" SHOCKS With Season 2 Guest Star Announcement

ABC's The Rookie used the last twenty-four hours to put their fans through an emotional rollercoaster. At about 3 p.m. EDT Sunday afternoon, the show's official Twitter account posted a countdown clock promising a "big announcement" on Monday afternoon. The countdown – which featured Nathan Fillion's floating head – told fans to expect big news at […]