‘The Rookie’ Renewed For Season 7 By ABC

The Rookie will be back for another go-round. Ahead of the Season 6 finale, ABC has renewed the Nathan Fillion drama, produced by Lionsgate Television, for a seventh season.

The renewal comes amid strong ratings for Season 6. The Alexi Hawley-created crime drama kicked off its sixth season with its most-watched episode in nearly six years, with 11.92 million Total Viewers across platforms after 35 days of viewing. That is up 14% from its season five average and marks the show’s strongest MP35 number since Oct. 23, 2018, according to the network and Nielsen.

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In adults 18-49, the series premiere notched a 2.90 rating — up 27% from its prior season MP +35 average (2.29 rating). This is the strongest MP +35 rating for the popular drama since its first season (2.91 rating) on Nov. 13, 2018. On linear, the series had its best L+35 performance in Total Viewers (7.23 million) since March 28, 2023 (7.26 million).

Fillion stars as John Nolan, along with 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, Jenna Dewan as Bailey Nune, Shawn Ashmore as Wesley Evers, Tru Valentino as Aaron
Thorsen, and Lisseth Chavez as Celina Juarez.

Hawley executive produces with Mark Gordon, Fillion, Michelle Chapman, Brynn Malone, Bill Norcross and Jon Steinberg. Lionsgate Television is the lead studio and international distributor of The Rookie, a co-production with ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios.

The Rookie airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on ABC, and streams next day on Hulu.

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