Sunday 22:00 on ABC
2 Seasons, 40 Episodes

Genre: Crime / / Musical /

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Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being a Los Angeles police 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 h more 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.
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The Rookie: SEASON 2, EPISODE 20: The Hunt (2) | TVBuzer

Aired: May 10,2020

Nolan's discovery goes much deeper than he expected and could put his life and career in jeopardy.... more



The Q Word

Part one, The Rookie Season 2 Episode 19, of the two-part season finale was a high-adrenaline gut punch, and it was all Officer John Nolan's fault. Okay, maybe it's not all his fault. He didn't force his fellow officers to become moles for the Armenia mob, and he didn't pull the trigger on Chris Rios. But he did say the Q word. Harper: Did you really just say the Q word in my shop?Nolan: What, quiet?Harper: Ah, ah, ah, stop! You do not ... more

Under the Gun

Trouble follows Officer John Nolan, but that's half the fun of The Rookie Season 2 Episode 18. Who else would offer juvenile offenders snacks while bringing them to a Scared Straight program?  I suppose Nolan didn't think he was supposed to be part of the program that scared them. But Harper wasn't thrilled about this babysitting duty nor was she about to take any flack off these kids. Harper: Nothing like getting hit on by a 12-yea... more


On The Rookie Season 2 Episode 17, Officer Nolan got thrown into the deep end with an undercover assignment and managing his criminal informant.  Only one of those things turned out to be a success. One of Nolan's greatest strengths, his empathy, can also be a weakness, or at least an added obstacle. That sense of empathy allowed him to encourage Bianca to get clean and get a job.  Unfortunately, it also made it easy for her to get too attached.  ... more



The Rookie: Nathan Fillion's 'The Rookie' Rises in TV Ratings News | TVBuzer

Nathan Fillion's 'The Rookie' Rises in TV Ratings

“The Rookie” is on the rise. The Nathan Fillion ABC drama grew its Nielsen TV rating last night, benefitting again from its “American Idol” lead-in. Led by “60 Minutes,” CBS had the most overall audience members on Sunday, but ABC controlled the key demo. NBC again ended up in a tie with Telemundo among adults ages 18-49. Both NBC and Telemundo are owned by NBCUniversal, which is under the Comcast umbrella. ABC was first... more

The Rookie: TV Ratings: Rookie Returns to 1-Year Highs With American Idol Lead-In News | TVBuzer

TV Ratings: Rookie Returns to 1-Year Highs With American Idol Lead-In

Back from an 11-week break but now leading out of American Idol (aka Sunday’s most watched, highest rated entertainment program), ABC’s The Rookie copped its second largest audience ever (4.9 million total viewers) while scoring its highest rating in nearly a year (a 0.8, up 33 percent from its fall finale). Opening ABC’s night, AFV (6.2 mil/1.0) was up 25 percent in the demo, while Idol (7.5 mil/1.4) dipped... more

The Rookie: Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on The Flash, Supernatural, All Rise, #OneChicago, Prodigal Son, Grey's, Rookie and More News | TVBuzer

Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on The Flash, Supernatural, All Rise, #OneChicago, Prodigal Son, Grey's, Rookie and More

Who will help Team Flash grieve? Will Grey’s Anatomy doc be around for paternity reveal? How goes The Rookie‘s rekindled romance? What is “taboo” about a New Amsterdam storyline? Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows. Can you spoil something about The Flash post... more


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