When will the Crossover Event make its debut on ABC? Continue reading to find out.
The Rookie franchise has already made plans for a 2023 television schedule, and fans who have adored these beloved drama series are even more thrilled than before! With ABC bringing together The Rookie Season 5 and The Rookie Feds Season 1 for a special crossover event, there is no doubt that this crossover is worth waiting for!
You’ve come to the right place because we have gathered all the information you need to get a head start on the upcoming episodes. Therefore, if you’re interested in learning more about the plot and anticipated release date, look no further! For the purpose of allaying any of your worries, we have gathered all pertinent information.
Here is everything we know so far about the brand-new crossover event.
The Rookie & The Rookie Feds Crossover Event Release Date
The new year kicks off on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, with a crossover story for both The Rookie at 8 p.m., followed by The Rookie: Feds at 9 p.m. on ABC and later available to stream on Hulu. We would like to highlight that, as of December 26, 2022, the official title and synopsis of the remaining episodes have not been released yet. These details will be publicly disclosed as the premiere date approaches and will follow the basic premise of the show, which will be expanded further.
The official Twitter handle of the show also confirmed the news to the fans by posting a BTS clip from the set and making the much-awaited announcement, quoting, “Two weeks until #TheRookie and #TheRookieFeds crossover return has us feeling AMAZING Join @nathanfillion and @niecynash on Tuesday, Jan 3 on ABC! Stream on Hulu.” Take a look at the official post below:
.@nathanfillion is me when someone mentions #TheRookie & #TheRookieFeds Crossover Event on Tuesday, Jan 3 👀 pic.twitter.com/9CW99Yc0ss
— The Rookie (@therookie) December 19, 2022
The Rookie & The Rookie Feds Crossover Event Plot
The crossover event will begin on January 3, 2023, with the fifth season of The Rookie, which starts with the tenth episode, simply titled, “The List.” In this episode, Detectives Nyla Harper and James become involved in a bank robbery, prompting the entire team to go on a citywide manhunt; Tim and Lucy go on their first date. This 2-hour episode will conclude with a crossover episode of The Rookie Feds‘ tenth episode, simply titled, “The Silent Prisoner,” which follows the plot of a mysterious caller who threatens to reveal a leaked list of undercover FBI agents if a prisoner is not released; Simone enlists John Nolan to help her remodel Cutty’s garage into a living space.
In addition to this, the titles and synopsis of the next episodes of the respective series have also been released, which are as follows, The Rookie Season 5 Episode 10, “The Naked and the Dead,” which will see the search for a missing boy leading the team into the middle of a dangerous drug war between two rival gangs. The Rookie Feds Season 1 Episode 10, “Close Contact,” will see that after a failed assassination attempt involving a bomber, Congressman Damien Roberts hires Garza’s team for protective detail; Damien and Simone rekindle their romantic relationship; Brendon advances his relationship with Antoinette. Take a look at the official promos below:
The Rookie Season 5: A Quick Recap
The Rookie is an American police procedural television series created for ABC by Alexi Hawley. The series follows John Nolan, a man in his forties, who becomes the oldest rookie at the Los Angeles Police Department. It is based on real-life Los Angeles Police Department officer William Norcross, who moved to Los Angeles in 2015 and joined the department in his mid-40s. Here’s what we know about The Rookie Season 5 episodes thus far if you haven’t been able to catch up with the episodes.
Episode 1: Double Down: Officer John Nolan is once again facing to face with serial killer Rosalind; officers Bradford and Chen work undercover with Detective Lopez and the Las Vegas Police Department to arrest leaders of a major criminal enterprise.
Episode 2: Labor Day: Officer John Nolan moves closer to his new role as a training officer; John must uncover the truth about another officer’s suicide; Lucy’s successful undercover assignment earns her an invitation for specialized training.
Episode 3: Dye Hard: Officer John Nolan is assigned his first rookie, Officer Celina Juarez, whose unconventional approach to police work poses a unique challenge for him.
Episode 4: The Choice: Rosalind returns with a vengeance and Bailey’s life is left hanging in the balance; Nolan is forced to make a deadly decision after a harrowing ultimatum.
Episode 5: The Fugitive: Nolan and Juarez are on the hunt for a fugitive after a car incident goes awry; a past injury comes to haunt Tim and Lucy comes through during his time in need in more ways than one.
Episode 6: The Reckoning: Nolan and Celina investigate a cash deposit linked to an old DEA case; Wesley grows increasingly concerned about his deposition and is shocked when he realizes Elijah’s attorney is a familiar face from his past.
Episode 7: Crossfire: Officer John Nolan and Celina witness a shooting and realize the victim was already dead; Bailey has been feeling off-center since the proposal, leaving Nolan to wonder what he can do to make her feel better.
Episode 8: The Collar: Officers John Nolan and Celina Juarez are in a race against time to stop the source of an explosive rampage.
Episode 9: Take Back: Officer John Nolan and the team investigate the unexpected death of a suspect in police custody; Sgt. Grey and his wife, Luna, go to New York to visit their daughter, Dominique, only to realize she never made it home from the night before.
The Rookie Feds Season 1: A Quick Recap
From the executive producers of the flagship series “The Rookie” comes “The Rookie: Feds” starring Niecy Nash-Betts as Simone Clark, the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy. The spinoff was introduced as a two-part event during the current fourth season of “The Rookie,” where Officer John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) and the LA division of the FBI enlist the help of Simone Clark when one of her former students is a suspect in a terror attack. Here’s what we know about The Rookie Feds Season 1 episode thus far if you haven’t been able to catch up with the episodes.
Episode 1: Day One: Simone Clark sets her sights on joining Matthew Garza’s newly formed special unit as they investigate the murder of a federal engineer; Simone and Cutty’s relationship is tested as their opposing opinions about law enforcement come to a head.
Episode 2: Face Off: Simone utilizes her informant to track down an arms dealer on the FBI’s Most Wanted list; Brendon investigates a risky lead on a congressman; Cutty and Simone struggle to see eye-to-eye.
Episode 3: Star Crossed: Garza’s unit gets roped into a complicated kidnapping case involving a forbidden relationship between two rival drug-dealing gangs; Simone’s love life is heating up; Laura comes face-to-face with her past; Carter tries to reconnect with his wife.
Episode 4: To Die For: When the team splits up to question a suspect’s father, Simone and Laura discover critical information on how an abusive relationship is connected to the crimes; sparks fly with Laura and her former colleague as they debate the killer’s motive.
Episode 5: Felicia: Simone and Carter get trapped in the tropics while hunting down a suspect on the run; Simone’s unexpected meet-cute with Dina throws a wrench into Cutty’s love life; Elena’s high-end fashion splurge cracks open an unsolved murder mystery.
Episode 6: The Reaper: When Simone and Carter go undercover to find an international assassin known as The Reaper, a prisoner seeking bail recognizes Carter and nearly blows his cover; Laura and Brendon trace a lead on The Reaper’s assault rifle.
Episode 7: Countdown: While searching for a missing scientist in the Angeles National Forest, Simone and Carter uncover a terrorist’s plans to detonate dirty bombs across the city; Brendon taps into his own profiling tactics to find the perfect birthday gift for Laura.
Episode 8: Standoff: When a father and daughter are kidnapped on Thanksgiving, the team discovers a hostage situation involving police deputies; Laura and Brendon search for a nanny cam that could reveal the identity of the kidnapper.
Episode 9: Flashback: When Garza’s character comes into question, Simone and the team develop their own covert operation to support their boss.
The Rookie & The Rookie Feds Crossover Event: Where to stream the new episodes?
The Rookie & The Rookie Feds Crossover Event can be seen live on ABC on Tuesdays at the respective time slots when it debuts, as well as on Hulu the day after the network’s official premiere. You may always watch it on ABC’s website or the ABC app on mobile devices if you don’t have access to a TV. If you choose to take a different path and have access to YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, or fuboTV as streaming services. There are various ways to watch the episode if you were unable to watch it as it was broadcast. The episodes are available the next day on Hulu thanks to a partnership with ABC; a monthly subscription to Hulu costs $6.99.
Wishing you all happy holidays from our #TheRookie & #TheRookieFeds fam ❤️ pic.twitter.com/TbXYIi7cKa
— The Rookie (@therookie) December 25, 2022
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