“The Rookie: Feds” Receives Full-Season Order at ABC; Difference Learned.
With Pickup, the first season of the broadcast drama will now run for a total of 22 episodes. The series premiered on September 27. It airs Tuesday on ABC.
“The Rookie: Feds” is a spin-off of ABC’s “The Rookie.” “Feds” first aired as a two-part backyard pilot during “The Rookie’s” fourth season. “Feds” stars Nessie Nash-Bets as Simon Clark, the oldest rookie in the FBI. In her official character description, Simone is “a force of nature, the living embodiment of a dream deferred – and she works with her new colleagues at the office to take down some of the toughest criminals in the country.”
Along with Nash-Bets, the series stars Frankie R
Alexi Hawley and Terence Paul Winters co-created the series and also serve as executive producers and co-showrunners. Nash-Bates executive produces in addition to starring. Mark Gordon, “The Rookie” star Nathan Fillion, Michelle Chapman, Bill Norcross, Corey Miller, Michael Goy and Bibi Dunn are executive producers. eOne is the lead studio, the show is co-produced by ABC Signature.
On ABC, the series premiere of “The Rookie: Feds” jumped from 2.2 million viewers to 6.4 million viewers after seven days of delayed viewing across all platforms. Additionally, the episode jumped from a 0.3 rating to a 1.5 in delayed viewing.