The Rookie


The Rookie Season 3 Preview: Nolan Deals with an Unexpected Visitor

The Rookie Season 3 Preview: Nolan Deals with an Unexpected Visitor

Welcome back to our weekly preview of ABC's third season of The Rookie- and if things haven't been volatile enough in his professional life? Sunday night's "La Fiera" finds Nolan (Nathan Fillion) dealing with an unexpected visitor in the form of his mother, played by Watchmen star Frances Fisher Meanwhile, Lopez (Alyssa Diaz) has personal matters[...]

The Rookie Season 3 In Justice Preview: Brandon Routh Joins the Force

The Rookie Season 3 In Justice Preview: Brandon Routh Joins the Force

With Nolan (Nathan Fillion) having suffered the "Consequences" of his season-ending action in last week's third season premiere of ABC and Alex Hawley's The Rookie, the attention turns to the Mid-Wilshire station attempting some serious community service to gain back the trust of the people Unfortunately, Brandon Routh's Doug Stanton might end up making that a[...]

The Rookie Season 3 Preview: Nolans Action Have Serious Consequences

The Rookie Season 3 Preview: Nolan's Action Have Serious Consequences

With Alexi Hawley and ABC's The Rookie set to hit the streets for its third season this Sunday night, it does so with some major changes happening on both sides of the camera In the wake of the protests stemming from the 2020 protests over the killing of George Floyd, Hawley has promised that the[...]

The Rookie: Brandon Routh Cast for Potential Season 3-Long Storyline

The Rookie: Brandon Routh Cast for Potential Season 3-Long Storyline

DC's Legends of Tomorrow star Brandon Routh is moving on from his five seasons on the long-running CW to the set of the third season of ABC's The Rookie Created by Alexi Hawley and starring Nathan Fillion, the police drama is set to introduce Routh's Doug Stanton in the fourth episode and is contracted for[...]

The Rookie Crew Members Test COVID Positive S03 Production Continues

The Rookie Crew Members Test COVID Positive; S03 Production Continues

While ABC's The Rookie might be the latest television series to be hit by several positive COVID-19 tests, show producer Entertainment One is continuing on with production on the third season after a "deep cleaning" of the set and filming locations On October 21, it was confirmed that four crew members had tested positive with[...]

Can We Save The Great American Cop Show 5 Ways Its Still Possible

Can We Save "The Great American Cop Show"? 5 Ways It's Still Possible

Edgar Hoover worked with, and sometimes coerced, television producers to make shows that put law enforcement in a positive light.So what to do with our Law and Orders? Our SWATs? Our Hawaii-Five-O's? Our Criminal Minds? Our Numbers? Our NCIS's? Our CSI's? What about even more recent, and slightly more "woke" Brooklyn Nine-Nines and The Rookies?[...]

Doctor Who Lucifer Randy Orton Alienist &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Doctor Who, Lucifer, Randy Orton, Alienist & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

We look at Showtime's interesting schedule change, a lack of Black Lightning love, how The Rookie moves forward with the third season, and how Black-ish could've ever been left off ABC's fall schedule in the first place We wrap up with a Twin Peaks tearjerker, a waste of The Alienist's time, the pro wrestling industry[...]

The Rookie Season 3 Set to Address Police Brutality Policing Issues

The Rookie Season 3 Set to Address Police Brutality, Policing Issues

With ABC's The Rookie set to return for a third season and the series' overall focus on officers-in-training, ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke revealed to Deadline Hollywood that series creator Alexi Hawley is calling in experts to discuss matters of policing and police brutality with show's writers:[caption id="attachment_1174715" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Rookie (ABC/Christopher Willard)[/caption] "Alexi Hawley[...]

ESPN Airing Classic Disney Sports Films on Friday Nights

ESPN Airing Classic Disney Sports Films on Friday Nights

Up first tonight at 8 PM is The Rookie, starring Dennis Quaid as high school baseball coach Jim Morris who would become the oldest minor league baseball player ever Does he make the majors? I'll never tell.ESPN next week on April 3rd is Glory Road, about NCAA coach Don Haskins, who started the first all[...]



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 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]

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 they can, and live with the results John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) and Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) face challenges both in their personal and their professional lives, learning[...]

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?

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

"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 &#8211 In The Bet Honesty Wins [SPOILER REVIEW]

"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[...]