The Rookie Season 3: Release Date And Who Is In Cast?

The Rookie is a procedural police comedy-drama airing on the ABC network. The story of John Nolan, a rookie in the LAPD appealed to the audience, and that is probably why we are getting another season! Here is everything you need to know about season 3 of The Rookie:

About The Rookie:

The show is created by Alexi Hawley and first aired from October 2018 to April 2019. The second season released in 2019 and lasted till May.

The Rookie follows the life of John Nolan, who becomes the oldest Rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department. While studying at Pennsylvania State University, John finds out his girlfriend is pregnant and decides to drop out and start working in construction. At the age of 45, now divorced John helps police in a robbery and resolves to quit his construction work and join the police force. He moves to LA and joins the Police Academy, becoming the oldest Rookie in the LAPD. Now John has to navigate his life as a Rookie in a place everyone around sees him as a mid-life walking crisis.

Will There Be Season 3 Of The Rookie?


Right after the release of the last episode of season 2, ABC renewed the show for a 3rd season. There has been no official announcement about the release date as of yet. Given the current pandemic situation, the 3rd season is unlikely to come out this year. However, as productions have begun resuming work, we can expect the new season in mid or late 2021.

What Will Be The Plot Of Season 3?

Last season ended on a cliff-hanger where we saw John finding a stash in his apartment as the police arrive. The third season will trace the aftermath of this incident. Also, John has to come in terms with the fact that his mentor is an informant to the American mob.

Who Will Be In The Cast?

All the central characters will be returning for the next season. These include Nathan Fillion (John), Harold Perrineau (Nick), Richard Jones (Wade), Melissa O’ Neil (Lucy), Alyssa Diaz (Angela), Titus Makin (Jackson) and Jasmine Matthews (Rachel).