The Rookie: Know what caused the Season 3 delay

The Rookie Season 3 delay

The comedy-drama show, The rookie follows the storyline of a forty year old man, John who has recently moved to Los Angeles after his divorce from his small place so that he can accomplish his wish and dream to join the LAPD.

The third season started to renew in the month of May, but the release has faced some delays due to various reasons.


Created by Alexi Hawley the first episodes of the police procedural show released two years ago in 2018 in the month of October on sixteenth. And the second run of the rookie released in the last year in 2019, in the month of September on twenty ninth. The series has been produced by two networks that are ABC Studios as well as Entertainment one.

Till now the show has released two seasons with very successful forty episodes which are forty three minutes long. Executively produced by eight people in together the show basically is shot in Los Angeles and California.

The Rookie


The most major reason for the delay has been the coronavirus pandemic situation which has affected a lot other shows and movies as well. And as the show’s plot revolves around the police department, the creators wish to portray a real figure to its audience. But the cases of police brutality and the various reforms have made this difficult.

So now it is being assumed that the season will premiere in the next year 2021 and not before that.


The role of the forty-year-old John is played by Nathan Fillion who is an American-Canadian actor and is forty-nine years old in real life. Eric Winter, the forty-four year old actor and father of two children plays the role of Tim Bradford. The thirty-five year old American actress Alyssa Diaz plays Angela in the rookie.


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