“The Rookie” stays stable on new night

The move to a night did not impact The Rookie. The sophomore season premiered to a 0.7 in the 18-45 demo and captured 4.1 million viewers. This is on par with the season one finale in April.


Danger is ever-present as the officers of the Mid-Wilshire precinct grapple with the aftermath of a plotted attack on the city of Los Angeles, leaving Officer Bradford fighting for his life. Flash forward two weeks and the rookies receive the shocking results of their latest training exam, leaving one officer questioning what the future holds. Meanwhile, tension develops at home as Nolan and Lopez advance in their relationships with Jessica and Wesley.

The Rookie: Investigation concludes in inappropriate behavior claims

Third-party investigation into claims made by The Rookie co-star concludes.

Williamson details her reasons for leaving “The Rookie”

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End of tour for “The Rookie” co-star

(ABC/Tony Rivetti) The Rookie News—TVLine reports that The Rookie's Afton Williamson is exiting the show after...

“The Rookie” Bumped to Sundays

ABC is rolling the dice with The Rookie and is moving it to Sunday's at 10 p.m. with Shark Tank as a...

The Rookie Gets a Second Tour

ABC's The Rookie will be back on the beat. The Nathan Fillion series earned a second season after a somewhat modest performance...

Recap: Free Fall

The Boots are studying for their examination when they stop a robbery at a food truck. The next morning, Nolan wakes up next to Jessica and they talk about her new job at Homeland Security. He wants her to meet Henry but she seems unsure about it and Nolan can sense it.

Free Fall

As the rookies prepare for a big exam to see who moves on to the next stage of training, Officer Nolan and Officer Bishop are called to the scene of a murder and learn that the victim may be tied to a potential terrorist attack on the city of Los Angeles.

Recap: The Checklist

Both Chen and West have a list of items they need to “check off” before they can move to the next phase of their rookie training. Nolan lucked out because Bishop started him off and running by making him the primary. A bulk of the episode focuses on Chen and West completing their lists.

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