The Rookie Season 5 Release Date, Cast, Plot & Everything To Know!

The Rookie Season 5 is making its premiere this September 2022. The crime drama came out in October 2018 and has successfully released four seasons and counting. At the time of its release, it appeared to be a simple drama revolving around police officers with one first character. However, as it progressed, the show introduced many characters with a story of their own.

The series will allow its viewers to get a closer look into the personal lives of the rookies and their admirable goals. So, when is The Rookie Season 5 premiering? Who will be in the cast? What is the plot of the next season? Here is every detail you need to know.

The action drama has outstanding ratings. It scores a solid 8 out of 10 on IMDb. Moreover, it has 63% on Rotten Tomatoes. The show indeed made a lot of changes as it went on. It is based on the life of William Norcross, a Los Angeles Police Department. He is named John Nolan in the show. However, as the show continued, the main focus shifted to many other characters. Many viewers even considered John Nolan a drag and the rest of the characters to have a more compelling back story.

The ABC drama is one of the top shows on the network. It has also released a spin-off series this 2022. Moving on, the show is created by Alexi Hawley. It has released four seasons and 76 episodes up till now. The upcoming season will add more to that number. The episodes have a runtime of 42-45 minutes each. The show is produced by Michele Greco, Patrick Mckee, Marco Black, Helen Pei, and Diana Mendes Boucher. The following season will likely have many revelations and will be one to remember.

The Rookie Season 5 Release Date

The Rookie Season 5 Release Date
The Rookie Season 5 Release Date

The makers confirmed the release date via an Instagram post. So, The Rookie Season 5 will release on September 25, 2022. The first episode will come out on that day. The fifth season will likely have 20 or 22 episodes, much like its previous seasons.

Now, the fans can expect another crazy season from the makers of The Rookie. The series has only elevated with its plot. Moreover, the last release’s cliffhanger has kept the fans’ adrenaline running. All in all, fans eagerly await the upcoming season’s out. After watching The Rookie Season 3 Episode 5 Hulu people started to love the series.

The Rookie Season 5 Cast

The Rookie Season 5 Cast
The Rookie Season 5 Cast

The Rookie Season 5 cast will include many faces from the original team. But it is likely to add some characters from the past as well. So, the list finds

  • Nathan Fillion as John Nolan
  • Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez
  • Richard T. Jones as Wade Grey
  • Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper
  • 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
  • Lisseth Chavez as Celina Juarez

Fans are desperate to eye Tru Valentino as Aaron Thorsen again in Season 5. The character made a lot of headlines after its debut. Thus, it will be interesting to see what the writers have in mind for Aaron.

There are not much changes in cast after the The Rookie Season 3 Episode 5

The Rookie Season 5 Plot

The Rookie Season 5 Plot
The Rookie Season 5 Plot

The plot of The Rookie Season 5 follows John Nolan, a divorced man in his 40s. The man joins Los Angeles Police Department to serve. The show has been inspired by the life of Bill Norcross, who joined the LAPD and is still working there. Bill Norcross is also a part of the show as the executive producer. As the series progressed, the fans found Nolan’s character static. The other characters introduced throughout the series have found the spotlight instead. The fifth season will likely take off right where the previous release ended.

The season finale found Officer Chen and Sergeant Bradford on an undercover operation. This expected the characters to act as a couple. Now, there is no doubt that the fans were eagerly waiting for the characters to share a moment, and the fourth season made it happen.

On the other hand, the show’s star, Nolan, has cleared his training for the job. He will soon be getting promoted from his title as the ‘rookie.’ Thus, the student will soon be treated as a teacher since Nolan will get a patron to mentor. The following season will be exciting and fun as per the talks.

Where to watch The Rookie Season 5?

The Rookie Season 5 will premiere on ABC on Sundays at 10 PM. The show will also be available on for an online watch. One of the most popular shows on the network can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video and Hulu. Hulu has all four seasons of The Rookie. Thus, please keep coming back to our page, Latest Series, for more on the same.

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