ABC has picked up “The Rookie” spinoff starring Niecy Nash-Betts as well as the drama “Alaska” starring Hilary Swank and the comedy “Not Dead Yet” starring Gina Rodriguez for the 2022-2023 broadcast season.
“The Rookie” spinoff aired as a two-part backdoor pilot during “The Rookie’s” fourth season. The spinoff is titled “The Rookie: Feds.” Nash-Betts stars as Simone Clark, the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy. The cast also includes Frankie Faison as Christopher “Cutty” Clark and Felix Solis as Special Agent Matthew Garza.
“The Rookie” creator Alexi Hawley co-created the spinoff with Terence Paul Winter, with both executive producing. Mark Gordon, Nash-Betts, “The Rookie” star Nathan Fillion, Michelle Chapman, Bill Norcross and Corey Miller are also executive producers. The show is a co-production between Entertainment One and ABC Signature.