‘Rookie Blue’ Renewed For a Fifth Season On ABC

Co-production with Canada's Global TV is having its most-watched summer in three years

Rookie Blue” will patrol another summer for ABC, as the network and Canadian partner Global Television jointly announced an early renewal for the cop drama on Wednesday.

The fifth season of the series will start development in the fall and will move into production in January.

Rookie Blue” is enjoying its most-watched season since 2010, with DVR playback boosting the show well above 7 million viewers most weeks, according to Nielsen.

The “Rookie Blue” cast includes Missy Peregrym (pictured above), Andy McNally, Gregory Smith, Charlotte Sullivan and Ben Bass.

It is executive-produced by Tassie Cameron (“Flashpoint”), Ilana Frank (“The Eleventh Hour,” “Would Be Kings”), David Wellington (“The Eleventh Hour,” “Would Be Kings”), Russ Cochrane and John Morayniss (“Klondike,” “Rogue”) and produced by ICF Films and Entertainment One.

More TV

  • The Blacklist 100th Episode

    'The Blacklist' Team on the 100th Episode: A Heist and a Walk Down Memory Lane

    “Rookie Blue” will patrol another summer for ABC, as the network and Canadian partner Global Television jointly announced an early renewal for the cop drama on Wednesday. The fifth season of the series will start development in the fall and will move into production in January. “Rookie Blue” is enjoying its most-watched season since 2010, […]

  • Rupert Friend Death of Stalin

    'Homeland' Alum Rupert Friend Joins CBS All Access Drama 'Strange Angel'

    “Rookie Blue” will patrol another summer for ABC, as the network and Canadian partner Global Television jointly announced an early renewal for the cop drama on Wednesday. The fifth season of the series will start development in the fall and will move into production in January. “Rookie Blue” is enjoying its most-watched season since 2010, […]

  • Katie Couric Olympics

    Katie Couric to Co-Host NBC's Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

    “Rookie Blue” will patrol another summer for ABC, as the network and Canadian partner Global Television jointly announced an early renewal for the cop drama on Wednesday. The fifth season of the series will start development in the fall and will move into production in January. “Rookie Blue” is enjoying its most-watched season since 2010, […]

  • Kristen Wiig Where'd You Go Bernadette

    Kristen Wiig to Star in Reese Witherspoon-Produced Comedy Series for Apple

    “Rookie Blue” will patrol another summer for ABC, as the network and Canadian partner Global Television jointly announced an early renewal for the cop drama on Wednesday. The fifth season of the series will start development in the fall and will move into production in January. “Rookie Blue” is enjoying its most-watched season since 2010, […]

  • 'Wolf Hall' Team Reunites for Cyber

    'Wolf Hall' Team Reunites for Cyber Warfare Series 'The Undeclared War'

    “Rookie Blue” will patrol another summer for ABC, as the network and Canadian partner Global Television jointly announced an early renewal for the cop drama on Wednesday. The fifth season of the series will start development in the fall and will move into production in January. “Rookie Blue” is enjoying its most-watched season since 2010, […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content