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[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: Marvel Studios outlines series rollout for Disney+; 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)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/16/18 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2019)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
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DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2018) Starting over isn't easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force's oldest rookie, he's met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis. If he can't keep up with the young cops and the criminals, he'll be risking lives including his own. But if he can use his life experience, determination and sense of humor to give him an edge, he may just become a success in this new chapter of his life.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Afton Williamson as Talia Bishop
· Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez
· Eric Winter as Tim Bradford
· Melissa O'Neil as Lucy Chen
· Mercedes Mason as Zoe Andersen
· Nathan Fillion as John Nolan
· Richard T. Jones as Wade Grey
· Titus Makin as Jackson West
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alexi Hawley as CRTR/EP
· Jon Steinberg as EP
· Liz Friedlander as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Michelle Chapman as EP
· Nathan Fillion as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Entertainment One Television