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‘The Rookie’ Spinoff, Hilary Swank Drama and Gina Rodriguez Comedy a Go at ABC

ABC, the most stable of all five broadcasters this upfront, has made its new series orders for the 2022-23 season. The Disney-backed network has added two new dramas — Alaska and The Rookie: Feds — and the Gina Rodriguez-led comedy Not Dead Yet to its schedule. The trio will fill the voids created this season […]

‘The Rookie’ and ‘The Good Doctor’ Renewed at ABC

ABC has set a couple more pieces of its 2022-23 slate, renewing veteran dramas The Rookie and The Good Doctor for next season. Both series rank among ABC’s most watched shows this season. The Good Doctor will enter its sixth season in 2022-23, while The Rookie will begin its fifth at the network. ABC is […]

‘The Rookie’ Spinoff With Niecy Nash in the Works at ABC

ABC is looking to turn The Rookie into its latest franchise. The network on Tuesday announced plans for a potential spinoff series starring Niecy Nash. The Claws alum will guest star in a two-episode arc as the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy. The episodes will serve as a backdoor pilot as the Disney-owned network […]

‘TV’s Top 5’: The Highs (‘The Flight Attendant’) and Lows (COVID) of 2020

In the 100th episode of the podcast, hosts Daniel Fienberg and Lesley Goldberg welcome Kaley Cuoco, who discusses her terrific year; 'The Rookie' creator Alexi Hawley, who explores the predicament of the police procedural; and Rolling Stone chief TV critic Alan Sepinwall, who offers a look at the best TV of 2020.

‘The Rookie’ Producer: No “Unlawful” Conduct in Investigation of Afton Williamson Allegations

Entertainment One, the studio behind ABC's cop drama 'The Rookie,' says an investigation into allegations made by actress Afton Williamson about a hostile environment on set found no "unlawful" behavior by people Williamson said harassed her.

‘The Rookie’ Star Identifies People She Claims Sexually Harassed, Racially Bullied Her

'The Rookie' actress Afton Williamson revealed the names of the people who she claims sexually harassed her and subjected her to racial discrimination while she worked on the ABC drama.

ABC Boss Addresses ‘The Rookie’ Allegations, Constance Wu Flap

ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke's second time before members of the Television Critics Association was decidedly different from her first appearance at the press tour a mere six months ago.

ABC’s ‘The Rookie’ Star Quits, Claims She Faced Sexual Harassment, Racial Discrimination

'The Rookie' actress Afton Williamson will not be returning to the ABC drama starring Nathan Fillion amid claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination.

TV Long View: The DVR Honor Roll of 2018-19 (So Far)

'Manifest and 'This Is Us' are the delayed-viewing kings of broadcast TV halfway through the 2018-19 season.

‘The Rookie’ Cops Full Season Order at ABC

Nathan Fillion's 'The Rookie' has been picked up for a full season at ABC, totaling 20 episodes.

‘The Rookie’s’ So-So Ratings Could Still Be a Win for ABC

ABC is touting how well 'The Rookie' did in the ratings vs. its predecessors, which speaks to how bad the show's time slot has been.

TV Ratings: ‘The Rookie’ Starts Modestly for ABC as ‘Conners’ Halo Is Minimal

ABC gets the top-rated premiere of the season in 'The Conners' on Oct. 16, but the rest of its Tuesday lineup doesn't fare quite as well.