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October 5, 2022

The Rookie: Season 5 Lead Sheet

THE ROOKIE (Sundays, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Season Five Premieres Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022

John Nolan was the oldest rookie in the LAPD and has used his life experience, determination and sense of humor to keep up with rookies 20 years his junior. Now he is being given a chance to decide where he wants his career to go within the LAPD. However, life is never that easy as he and his team are faced with complications from the past that will influence their future.


The series stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen, Eric Winter as Tim Bradford, Shawn Ashmore as Wesley Evers, Jenna Dewan as Bailey Nune and Tru Valentino as Aaron Thorsen.


Alexi Hawley is writer and executive producer. Mark Gordon, Nathan Fillion, Michelle Chapman, Jon Steinberg, Bill Norcross, Bill Roe and Brynn Malone are executive producers on the series. Entertainment One (eOne) is the lead studio on “The Rookie,” a co-production with ABC Signature.

ABC Signature is a part of Disney Television Studios.


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