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[07/21/22 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 21
Updates include: Netflix's "Obliterated" fills out cast; Quentin Plair joins Hulu's "Tiny Beautiful Things"; and Adam Pally to visit Arnold Schwarzenegger's Netflix series.

[07/06/22 - 10:30 AM]
ABC, Disney Branded Television, Disney Television Animation, Disney Television Studios, Disney+, FX and Hulu Return to San Diego Comic-Con 2022 with 18 Star-Studded Panels!
The group will take over the San Diego Comic-Con convention with stars and creators of 18 of its fan-favorite shows descending on the world-famous gathering this month.

[06/21/22 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 21
Updates include: Florence Pugh to lead "East of Eden" adaptation at Netflix; Sherri Shepherd's "Sherri" to launch September 12; and HBO Max's "Wild Life" fills out cast.

[06/16/22 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2022-2023 Season
Return dates have also been set for critically acclaimed comedy breakout "Abbott Elementary," and fan favorites "Bachelor in Paradise" and "Grey's Anatomy," which served as ABC's highest-rated program last season.

[05/23/22 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 23
Updates include: Ricky Martin to star in Apple's "Mrs. American Pie"; Taran Killam brings "Arranged" to Freevee; and Okieriete Onaodowan to lead AMC's "Demascus."

[05/18/22 - 06:12 AM]
Disney Television Studios Lands Five New Broadcast Series; Seventeen Series Return
The studio produced the No. 1 scripted series on three of the four broadcast networks as well as three of the Top 5 scripted series in L7 and three of the season's Top 10 broadcast entertainment programs.

[05/17/22 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2022-2023 Fall Primetime Schedule
Highlights include two nights of "Bachelor in Paradise" on Mondays and Tuesdays, plus the debut of "Celebrity Jeopardy!" on Sundays.

[05/13/22 - 04:20 PM]
ABC Picks Up Comedy "Not Dead Yet," Dramas "Alaska," "The Rookie: Feds" to Series
Gina Rodriguez, Hilary Swank and Niecy Nash-Betts topline the respective projects.

[05/03/22 - 11:16 AM]
Part One of Two-Part Event of ABC's "The Rookie" Draws Series' Largest Audience This Season
After just seven days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "The Rookie" quadrupled its initial Live+Same Day rating in Adults 18-49 to hit a 1.6 rating (+300% - 0.4 rating).

[04/08/22 - 02:02 PM]
Video: Niecy Nash Guest Stars in "The Rookie" Two-Part Event Beginning April 24 - First Trailer Now Available
Nash guest stars as Simone Clark, a force of nature, the living embodiment of a dream deferred - and the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy.

[03/30/22 - 12:20 PM]
ABC Renews "The Rookie," "The Good Doctor" for Next Season
They'll be back for their fifth and sixth seasons, respectively.

[03/15/22 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 15
Updates include: Chris Sullivan to lead ABC's "The Son in Law"; Nida Khurshid, Jojo Fleites first to board The CW's "The Winchesters"; and Juliette Lewis cast in Hulu's "The Immigrant."

[03/09/22 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 9
Updates include: Kat Foster, Felix Solis cast in ABC's "The Rookie" spin-off; "The Good Dish," "Judge Jerry" get the axe; and George R.R. Martin gives status of latest "Game of Thrones" TV series projects.

[02/08/22 - 09:15 AM]
Emmy-Nominated Actress Niecy Nash Set to Guest Star in Multiple Episodes of ABC's "The Rookie"
Her episodes set the stage for a potential untitled spinoff next season allowing the franchise to expand beyond the Los Angeles Police Department.

[01/12/22 - 10:12 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 Entertainment Network for 2nd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
"The Rookie" was the week's No. 1 broadcast gainer in TV playback in both Total Viewers (+3.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (+133%).

[01/12/22 - 10:12 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 Entertainment Network for 2nd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
"The Rookie" was the week's No. 1 broadcast gainer in TV playback in both Total Viewers (+3.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (+133%).

[01/05/22 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday-Wednesday, January 4-5
Updates include: Michael Imperioli signs onto HBO's "The White Lotus"; Rita Wilson to visit "1883" at Paramount+; and Howie Mandel to host new game show for Netflix.

[11/24/21 - 02:35 PM]
"The Rookie" Ties Biggest Single Lift for Any Broadcast Show This Season in Viewers
With a jump of 136% in Total Viewers from Live+Same Day to Live+7, ABC's "The Rookie" tied the biggest single lift for any broadcast program on any network so far this season and scored its largest-ever playback increase.

[11/10/21 - 01:51 PM]
ABC's "The Rookie" and "A Million Little Things" Tie as Week's No. 1 Percentage Gainer in Total Viewers
The ABC dramas were the week's only two programs on the major networks to post triple-digit playback gains in Total Viewers.

[11/02/21 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 2
Updates include: Matt Dillon among those cast in Apple's "High Desert"; Brett Dalton lands recurring role on NBC's "Chicago Fire"; and "Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin" taps nine to recur.

[11/01/21 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 1
Updates include: Julie White cast in "Smallwood" at CBS; Jeffrey Donovan to star in NBC's "Law & Order" revival; and Apple's "Wool" rounds out its principal cast.

[10/22/21 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 22
Updates include: Hayden Christensen to visit "Ahsoka" at Disney+; NBC orders pilot for comedy "Lopez vs. Lopez"; and "The Rookie" bans "live" weapons on set.

[10/08/21 - 12:06 PM]
ABC Ties as Week's No. 1 Entertainment Network Among Adults 18-49
The season premiere of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" was the week's No. 1 scripted show among adults 18-49 (1.3/9).

[10/08/21 - 10:42 AM]
Season Premiere and 700th Episode of "America's Funniest Home Videos" Builds by Double Digits Over Season Finale in Total Viewers
"Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" and "Supermarket Sweep" were also up from last week's season premieres.

[09/27/21 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 27
Updates include: The CW eyes "Babylon 5" reboot series; Russell Hornsby to play Don King in Hulu's "Iron Mike"; and Yazzmin Newell tapped for AMC's "Moonhaven."

[09/23/21 - 01:00 PM]
New on Hulu: Fall TV Premieres Available Next Day
The streamer recaps its new and returning offerings from ABC, FOX and NBC.

[07/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2021-2022 Season
Newcomers include "The Wonder Years" on Wednesday, September 22 and "Queens" on Tuesday, October 19.

[05/18/21 - 01:06 PM]
Disney Television Studios Lands Seven New Broadcast Series; Seventeen Series Return
DTS produced the No. 1 scripted series on three of the four broadcast networks as well as three of the Top 5 scripted series in L7 and four of the season's Top 10 broadcast entertainment programs.

[05/18/21 - 07:30 AM]
ABC Unveils 2021-2022 Primetime Slate Featuring Distinctive New Original Content and Fan Favorites
Fall will see the debuts of comedy "The Wonder Years" and drama "Queens."

[05/14/21 - 12:07 PM]
ABC Renews Four Veteran Series, Newcomer "Home Economics"
"The Goldbergs," "The Conners," "A Million Little Things" and "The Rookie" are all due back on the Alphabet.

[04/13/21 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 13
Updates include: "Hungry," "Someone Out There" land pilot orders at NBC; Mckenna Grace, Lexi Underwood board "Just Beyond" at Disney+; and Katie Lowes to star opposite Pete Holmes in CBS comedy pilot.

[01/08/21 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 8
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and The CW give status reports on their various pilots under consideration.

[12/02/20 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 2
Updates include: Disney XD's "DuckTales" to sign off after three seasons; Julianna Margulies reports to Apple's "The Morning Show"; and FOX's "The Big Leap" taps trio.

[11/19/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Announces Early 2021 Scripted Series Premiere Dates
Highlights include the debut of the empty-nester comedy series "Call Your Mother," from creator Kari Lizer.

[10/28/20 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 28
Updates include: Peacock marks first cancellation with "Brave New World"; The CW eyes "Nancy Drew" spin-off; and more recasting on "Y: The Last Man" TV series.

[09/17/20 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Rounds Out Fall Schedule with Announcement of Scripted Drama Series Premiere Dates for 2020-2021 Season
Dates for unscripted and comedy series were previously announced.

[06/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2020-2021 Prime-Time Schedule
Highlights include a new season of "The Bachelorette" on Tuesday nights.

[05/21/20 - 01:00 PM]
ABC Announces Slate for 2020-2021 Broadcast Season
The programming slate includes renewals for 19 series and two straight-to-series orders from its current crop of pilots.

[11/21/19 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Announces 2020 Midseason Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of drama "For Life" and the return of "American Idol."

[10/29/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 29
Updates include: HBO nixes Naomi Watts-led "Game of Thrones" prequel series; AMC cancels "Lodge 49" after two seasons; and Sony Pictures Television moves forward with "Dr. Oz" spin-off.

[10/28/19 - 11:59 AM]
ABC Announces Full-Season Orders for New Fall Series "mixed-ish" and "Stumptown" and a Spring Season Pickup for Sophomore Drama "The Rookie"
ABC's "mixed-ish" is the No. 1 new comedy of the season in Adults 18-49. The new ABC comedy grows to a 1.80 rating with Adults 18-49 across all platforms in L+7.

[10/10/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 10
Updates include: Clive Owen joins Julianne Moore in "Lisey's Story" for Apple TV+; Nicolas Winding Refn brings "Maniac Cop" to HBO; and Hulu's "Harrow" to return for a third season.

[10/02/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 2
Updates include: Mekia Cox joins the cast of ABC's "The Rookie"; Lisa Cholodenko to helm Showtime's "Rita" pilot; and Michael B. Jordan, Seth Rogen bring "Middle West" to Amazon.

[09/23/19 - 12:00 PM]
The Force Is with ABC as the Network Celebrates "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" During Fall Premiere Week
Viewers will be treated to on-air mentions and surprises from the Star Wars universe, beginning tomorrow night with the award-winning comedy "black-ish" and ending next Monday with "Dancing with the Stars."

[09/17/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 17
Updates include: Kiefer Sutherland, Boyd Holbrook board Quibi's "The Fugitive"; Timothy Olyphant signs onto FX's "Fargo"; and Marilyn Manson is bound for Starz's "American Gods."

[09/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
Stars Realign for ABC's Special "Cast from the Past" Week
Featured will be actors and behind-the-scenes talent from "Blues Brothers 2000," "Castle," "Charmed," "Cheers," "Crazy Rich Asians," "The Drew Carey Show," "Girlfriends," "House," "Think Like a Man" and "Wet Hot American Summer."

[08/04/19 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Sunday, August 4
Updates include: The CW's "The 100" to wrap after 100 episodes; Afton Williamson details racism, bullying and sexual harassment on ABC's "The Rookie"; and The CW mulls latest "Arrow"-verse spin-off.

[07/26/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 26
Updates include: Starz cancels "Now Apocalypse" after one season; Amazon developing "I Know What You Did Last Summer" TV series; and Katie Aselton to star in comedian Nate Bargatze's comedy pilot at ABC.

[07/20/19 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, July 20
Updates include: Susanna Thompson to return for final season of The CW's "Arrow"; Ali Larter, Harold Perrineau to visit "The Rookie"; and Burt Ward to drop by The CW's "Crisis on Infinite Earths."

[07/02/19 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2019-2020 Season
"Dancing with the Stars" will kick things off on Monday, September 16.

[05/15/19 - 05:22 AM]
Disney Television Studios Dominates Broadcast Landscape; Lands 14 New Network Series and Returns 24
"This was our first development season as a collective and our results already demonstrate the scope and power of our studios," commented Craig Hunegs.

[05/14/19 - 06:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2019-2020 Prime-Time Schedule
Only three new scripted series will debut in the fall - dramas "Emergence" and "Stumptown"; and the "black-ish" comedy spinoff "mixed-ish."

[05/10/19 - 02:13 PM]
"Fresh Off the Boat," "The Rookie" Among Latest Renewals by ABC
"American Housewife," "Bless This Mess," "Single Parents," "Dancing with the Stars" and "The Bachelor" are also due back next season.

[03/21/19 - 09:04 AM]
ABC Announces April Season Finale Dates
"Splitting Up Together," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Speechless" and "The Rookie" will all wrap their current seasons next month.

[02/07/19 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 7
Updates include: Rachel Skarsten set as villain for The CW's "Batwoman"; Julian McMahon to lead "FBI: Most Wanted" at CBS; and Allison Tolman to star in NBC's "Emergence."

[01/24/19 - 12:00 PM]
Love Is All Around as ABC Celebrates With Valentine's Day-Themed Holiday Programming
Two classic Charlie Brown specials, "Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown" and "A Charlie Brown Valentine," also return for the holiday.

[01/11/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 11
Updates include: Hong Chau cast in HBO's "Watchmen"; John Irwin brings "Funny People" to FOX; and NBC greenlights drama pilots "Emergence," "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist."

[12/12/18 - 11:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for New Series "The Fix," "Grand Hotel," "Whiskey Cavalier" and Returning Shows "American Idol," "Match Game" and "For the People"
Plus: "A Million Little Things" moves to Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c starting January 17.

[11/05/18 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Picks Up a Full-Season Order of Freshman Series "The Rookie," Starring Nathan Fillion
The series is improving its time period over the same point last season by 84% in Total Viewers and by 36% in Adults 18-49.

[10/22/18 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 22
Updates include: ABC asks for additional scripts from four series; Hannah Rae cast in TNT's Elisabeth Shue-led "Constance"; and Michael J. Ferguson named regular on Starz's "Power."

[08/06/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 6
Updates include: truTV cancels "The Chris Gethard Show"; Ana Brenda Contreras joins the cast of The CW's "Dynasty"; and Molly McCook, Jet Jurgensmeyer tapped for FOX's "Last Man Standing."

[07/24/18 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2018-19 Season
"Dancing with the Stars" and "The Good Doctor" will kick things off on Monday, September 24.

[05/15/18 - 01:00 PM]
Video: Trailers of ABC's New Series
Get your first look at "The Rookie," "Whiskey Cavalier," "Single Parents," "The Kids Are Alright," "Grand Hotel," "A Million Little Things" and "The Fix."

[05/15/18 - 08:30 AM]
ABC Unveils 2018-19 Prime-Time Schedule
A total of eight new series have been announced for ABC's 2018-19 season.

[05/09/18 - 02:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 9 - ABC Begins Drama Pickups with "A Million Little Things," "The Rookie"
Nathan Fillion stars in "The Rookie" while David Giuntoli, Romany Malco and James Roday are among the "Things" ensemble.

[03/26/18 - 11:02 PM]
2018 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 11 drama projects under consideration for next season.

[02/27/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 27
Updates include: Breckin Meyer, Merrin Dungey join "The Fix" at ABC; Brandon Mychal Smith to lead NBC's "Like Family"; and Adam Scott books return to HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[02/23/18 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 23
Updates include: Roselyn Sanchez checks into ABC's "Grand Hotel"; Sarah Jeffery latest cast in The CW's "Charmed" reboot; and John Larroquette signs onto ABC's "Three Rivers."

[02/15/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 15
Updates include: Bokeem Woodbine to lead "Main Justice" for CBS; Kat Dennings cast in ABC's "How May We Hate You"; and Jeffrey Tambor is officially out of Amazon's "Transparent."

[02/12/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 12
Updates include: Hannah Simone is "The Greatest American Hero" for ABC; Jessica Szohr joins the cast of FOX's "The Orville"; and Richard T. Jones signs onto ABC's "The Rookie."

[02/08/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 8
Updates include: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman to reunite on Amazon's "Hanna"; Melissa O'Neil to co-star in ABC's "The Rookie"; and Jennifer Garner to make small screen return in HBO's "Camping."

[02/07/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 7
Updates include: Hart Hanson, Bryan Fuller exit Apple's "Amazing Stories" revival; Kat Coiro, Phillip Noyce and Justin Lin to helm pilots; and Hilary Winston's "25" lands pilot order at CBS.

[01/23/18 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 23
Updates include: NBC orders four multi-camera comedy pilots; ABC moves forward with a pair of drama pilots; and CBS gives green light to drama pilot "God Friended Me."

[10/26/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 26
Updates include: AMC orders third season of "Preacher"; ABC pulls "Ten Days in the Valley" from Sunday nights; and Aidan Gillen to star in History's "Blue Book."







ROOKIE, THE (ABC)
Returns Sunday, September 25
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/16/18 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
Missed an episode? Been wanting to catch up? This series is also available on:

ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Season 5 ordered on 3/30/22
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's web site, September 2021) John Nolan, the oldest rookie in the LAPD, has used his life experience, determination and sense of humor to keep up with rookies 20 years his junior. Nearing the end of his training, Nolan now faces his biggest challenge as a police officer when he must come to terms with the choices he has made in pursuit of the truth.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez
· Eric Winter as Tim Bradford
· Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper
· Melissa O'Neil as Lucy Chen
· Nathan Fillion as John Nolan
· Richard T. Jones as Wade Grey
· Titus Makin as Jackson West
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Afton Williamson as Talia Bishop
· Mercedes Mason as Zoe Andersen
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alexi Hawley as CRTR/EP
· Bill Norcross as EP
· Jon Steinberg as EP
· Liz Friedlander as DIR (Pilot)
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Michelle Chapman as EP
· Nathan Fillion as EP
· Terence Paul Winter as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Entertainment One