Stumptown, The Rookie, Mixed-ish Snag Full-Season Pickups at ABC

RELATED STORIES ABC is the latest network to jump on the back-nine bandwagon, issuing full-season orders to freshman series Stumptown and mixed-ish as well as sophomore drama The Rookie. Although the network did not reveal the exact number of addition episodes it has commissioned for the trip, an ABC insider confirms that mixed-ish has indeed […]

The Rookie Season 2 Premiere: What Did You Think of Talia’s Send-off?

RELATED STORIES ABC’s The Rookie reported back for duty this Sunday — on a brand-new night and minus his training officer. As well reported over the summer, original cast member Afton Williamson exited the light procedural ahead of Season 2, after claiming that the handling of allegations made by her during Season 1, against a […]

Rookie Guest Star Demetrius Grosse on Being Cleared by Investigation: ‘It’s Been a Very Challenging Time’

RELATED STORIES Demetrius Grosse, who guest-starred during Season 1 of ABC’s The Rookie, says it was a “very challenging time” between when Afton Williamson publicly ID’d him in her allegations of sexual harassment and when an independent investigation this week concluded that no one named in the actress’ complaints acted “in an unlawful manner or […]

The Rookie: Afton Williamson Calls Investigation Findings ‘Heartbreaking’

RELATED STORIES Former The Rookie star Afton Williamson is responding to the news that her claims of on-set harassment have been dismissed. In an Instagram post on Tuesday, the actress said the investigation’s findings — which concluded that there was no unlawful or inappropriate behavior from the people Williamson accused — were “heartbreaking for everyone […]

The Rookie: Investigation Into Claims Made by Afton Williamson Finds No Unlawful or Inappropriate Behavior

An independent, third-party investigation into allegations made by actress Afton Williamson ahead of her abrupt exit from ABC’s The Rookie has ended, and its findings exonerate those named in the claims. The investigation, ordered by production house eOne, was commissioned by law firm Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, who engaged EXTTI, a third-party firm “recognized […]

Here’s How The Rookie Will Write Out Bishop After Afton Williamson’s Exit

RELATED STORIES TVLine has learned exclusively how The Rookie will account for the sudden absence of Officer Talia Bishop, in the wake of Afton Williamson walking away from the ABC series in June. An original cast member, Williamson explained in an Aug. 4 Instagram post that she parted ways with the procedural upon realizing that […]

The Rookie Sneak Peek: Nolan Drives Headfirst Into a New Crisis

Just as The Rookie‘s John Nolan is getting to know training officer Talia Bishop a bit, wham! Duty calls. In Episode 2 of the freshman ABC drama (airing Tuesdays at 10/9c), Bishop (played by Afton Williamson) forces Nolan (Nathan Fillion) to confront his personal moral instincts in order to be a good cop after he […]

ABC's The Rookie Premiere: Grade It!

The Rookie reported for duty this Tuesday night, positioning Castle‘s Nathan Fillion as the titular 40-year-old flatfoot. Did the new ABC procedural cop your attention? Fillion stars as John Nolan, a college dropout/longtime construction worker who one year after his marriage cratered, and in the wake of bravely busting up a bank holdup, enrolls in […]