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THE ROOKIE Season 1

By on September 5, 2018

Episode 1×06 “The Hawke”

IT’S NOT WHO YOU KNOW BUT WHAT YOU KNOW

Nolan and the team must help capture a cop and his former mentor from the academy after he becomes a fugitive following an assault.

Meanwhile, Officer Tim Bradford needs Officer Lucy Chen to learn to predict the moves of criminals in order to capture them. 

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Mercedes Mason as Captain Zoe Andersen, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen, Afton Williamson as Talia Bishop and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring is Danny Nucci as Detective Sanford Motta, Ryan Michelle Bathe as Detective Jennifer Paige and Shawn Christian as Jeremy Hawke.

“The Hawke” was written by Fredrick Kotto and directed by Timothy Busfield.

Air Date: Tuesday, Nov. 27 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

 

Episode 1×05 “The Roundup”

WINNING ISN’T EVERYTHING

“The Roundup” – Nolan, the rookies and their training officers get involved in a competition that pits them against each other, while Officer Lucy Chen notices Officer Tim Bradford is obsessed with winning at all costs. 

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Mercedes Mason as Captain Zoe Andersen, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen, Afton Williamson as Talia Bishop and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring is Mitchell Edwards as Antonio, Ty Haile as Jeffrey and Currie Graham as Ben McRee.

“The Roundup” was written by Elizabeth Davis Beall and directed by Nelson McCormick.

Air Date: Tuesday, Nov 20 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

 

THE ROOKIE – “The Switch” (ABC/Eric McCandless)
ERIC WINTER

Episode 1×04 “The Switch”

IT’S TIME TO LEARN A FEW TRUTHS ABOUT EACH OTHER 

The rookies are temporarily paired with new training officers, and Officer Nolan is paired with Officer Lopez.

When Nolan and Lopez track down an escaped criminal, they discover a little kindness goes a long way.

Meanwhile, Jackson is forced to face his fears when he is partnered with Officer Bradford, while Officer Chen and Nolan must face a hard truth.

“The Rookie” stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Mercedes Mason as Captain Zoe Andersen, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen, Afton Williamson as Talia Bishop and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring is Steven Allerick as Bo Sokolovsky and Cameron Gharaee as Clyde.

“The Switch” was written by Vincent Angell and directed by Toa Fraser.

Air Date: Monday, Tuesday, Nov. 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “The Switch”

 

THE ROOKIE – “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” – (ABC/Eric McCandless)
ERIC WINTER, MELISSA O’NEIL

Episode 1×03 “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”

NOT EVERYONE DESERVES A SECOND CHANCE

After Nolan and Talia lose control of a crime scene, they begin to debate whether people are fundamentally good or bad and what that means for a police officer.

Meanwhile, Lucy is concerned Tim is enabling his wife’s destructive behavior and not taking care of himself.

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Mercedes Mason as Captain Zoe Andersen, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen, Afton Williamson as Talia Bishop and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” was written by Liz Alper and Ally Seibert, and directed by Greg Beeman.

Air Date: Monday, Tuesday, Oct. 30 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Crash Course” (ABC/Eric McCandless)
AFTON WILLIAMSON

Episode 1×02 “Crash Course”

SOMETIMES TOO MUCH HEART CAN GET YOU IN TROUBLE

Talia forces Nolan to confront his personal moral instincts in order to be a good cop after he encounters a kidnapping victim.

Meanwhile, Lucy is temporarily placed with a new training officer who tests her patience, and Jackson must confront his failures head-on if he wants to be an officer.

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Mercedes Mason as Captain Zoe Andersen, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen, Afton Williamson as Talia Bishop and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

“Crash Course” was written by Alexi Hawley and directed by Adam Davidson.

Air Date: Tuesday, Oct. 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Crash Course”

 

THE ROOKIE – “Pilot” – (ABC/Tony Rivetti)
NATHAN FILLION

Episode 1×01 “Pilot”

AFTER DECIDING TO PURSUE HIS SECOND ACT, ROOKIE COP JOHN NOLAN FACES A SERIES OF UNEXPECTED CHALLENGES THAT COULD PUT HIS LIFE AND THE LIVES OF OTHERS AT RISK

As the force’s oldest rookie, Nolan is met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis. When you throw in a workplace romance, a hostage situation and some tough love from their new training officers, the latest Los Angeles police rookie class has an uphill battle ahead of them.

The Rookie stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Mercedes Mason as Captain Zoe Andersen, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen, Afton Williamson as Talia Bishop and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Alexi Hawley is writer and executive producer; Mark Gordon, Nathan Fillion, Michelle Chapman and Jon Steinberg are executive producers on the series. Liz Friedlander directed and executive produced “Pilot.” Entertainment One (eOne) is the lead studio on “The Rookie,” a co-production with ABC Studios.

“Pilot” was written by Alexi Hawley and directed by Liz Fridlander.

Air Date: Tuesday, Oct. 16 10:00-11:00 p.m. on ABC.

Photos: “Pilot” 

About The Rookie

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 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.

The series stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson West, Mercedes Mason as Captain Zoe Andersen, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen, Afton Williamson as Talia Bishop and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Alexi Hawley is writer and executive producer; Mark Gordon, Nathan Fillion, Michelle Chapman and Jon Steinberg are executive producers on the series. Liz Friedlander directed and executive produced the first episode. Entertainment One (eOne) is the lead studio on “The Rookie,” a co-production with ABC Studios.

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