The Rookie’s Afton Williamson Is Not Returning for Season 2

Cop, out. Sources tell TVLine exclusively that in one of the biggest casting surprises of the upcoming fall TV season, Afton Williamson will not be returning to ABC’s The Rookie , where she played the title character’s TO, Talia Bishop. Series lead Nathan Fillion, as well as Alyssa Diaz, Richard T. Jones, Titus Makin Jr., […]

The Rookie’s Afton Williamson Doubles Down on Bishop’s Bold Decision, Hails Co-Star’s ‘Beautiful’ Death Scene

ABC’s The Rookie this week put yet another character in the (at least proverbial) line of fire, not long after Captain Andersen lost her life in the line of duty. RELATED STORIES As the squad this week was tasked to check in on several convicts who got sprung early due to a dirty cop being […]

ESPN+ will host a documentary series on NBA rookies

ESPN has ordered a documentary series for its upcoming streaming service that will center on members of the NBA’s 2017-18 rookie class, Variety reports. The eight-episode series will follow select players from draft night preparations, to training and through the regular season. “It will be really compelling, access-based programming, bringing fans closer to their favorite […]

Canadian Olympic figure skating team features mix of rookies and vets

VANCOUVER — Watching the announcement this morning of who would make the 2018 Olympic figure skating team was a light-hearted occasion. For the athletes who were informed last night that they would be making the trip to South Korea as Olympians, the announcement was simply the proverbial ‘cherry on top.’ There are 17 athletes heading […]

For all the talk of rookies, it's Andersen who is key to Leafs' success

Make no mistake about it — the Toronto Maple Leafs would not be in the playoffs without the regular-season heroics of goaltender Frederik Andersen. But if the Maple Leafs are to upset the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Washington Capitals in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, they’ll need Andersen to be better than he was in […]

Leafs' run-and-gun rookies taught tough lesson by Islanders

After climbing back from a two-goal deficit, the New York Islanders didn’t get deflated when Toronto regained the lead late in regulation. They simply found a way to post another big home win. Brock Nelson’s second goal of the game at 2:42 of overtime lifted the Islanders to a 6-5 victory over the Maple Leafs […]